Five Tips for Buying Dell

DealHack’s Dell Buyer’s Guide might not be spanking new, but they’ve got a lot of practical advice on picking out a new PC or laptop. While it’s probably worth visiting the article itself—it’s a lot more in depth—here’s the gist:

  1. Buy one step below top-of-the-line. Just like wine in a restaurant…
  2. Decide your needs before you configure. If you don’t game, you’ll probably save yourself some dough.
  3. Make the most of coupon codes. Wait for the good ones.
  4. Buy and install additional memory yourself. is your friend.
  5. Buy online, not over the phone. Because talking to people reminds you of the intelligence of Dell’s workforce.

Dell Buyer’s Guide [DealHack]