You may want to buy a new computer before the holidays. You're right if you think now is the time to buy.
The Best Time to Buy a Computer
Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Presidents Day weekend, Amazon Prime Day, and back-to-school season are the best times to buy a computer.
The Best Times to Buy an Apple Computer
When shopping for a new computer, prioritize what you're looking for: Do you want the best price or the newest product?
The Best Times to Buy a Microsoft Computer
"For those with the patience, or who are planning ahead, Amazon Prime Day is also becoming a force in sales.
Factors to Consider When Buying a Computer
While timing is important when it comes to scoring a good deal, you'll want to think beyond the date you make a purchase.
If you buy a cheap computer that doesn't work for you, you'll end up wasting a lot of money.
If you're a serious gamer or are running a business, you might want to opt for buying a computer from a company that builds computers on demand.
Tim Lynch, owner of Quincy, Massachusetts-based Psychsoftpc, says "many folks will be satisfied with a cheap ma
chine," but you're taking a risk.