Having problems with your Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop ?

Acer 5500 acer5500 just died on me..checked everything, shop said motherboard must be replaced but also a reconditioned motherboard..is it worth it? fee is US$ 145


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The question should should ask yourself is "am I better off spending $145 to repair an older laptop, or should I put that money towards a new laptop?". It is a pretty old laptop (in computer terms), although $145 is a pretty good price for a replacement laptop motherboard.\015\012\015\012I know this doesn't definitively answer your question, but such is the nature of this type of dilemma.
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