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Buy a Used Lenovo ThinkPad T60 Notebook

Updated on September 9, 2010

New laptops can be quite expensive, so many people have to settle for buying one used. There's nothing wrong with that, and even if you can afford to buy a new laptop, you can often save quite a bit of money by purchasing a used one instead. One good model to look at is the Lenovo ThinkPad T60 notebook computer.

The Lenovo T60 came with two different sizes of screens. There is a 14.1” model and a 15.4” model. If you prefer a larger display, you should be sure to go with the 15.4” version. The processor is an Intel Core 2 Duo, which is faster than a lot of other processors because of its dual core. This model of laptop is great for everyday use surfing online and doing basic tasks such as word processing.

Buying a Used Lenovo T60 Online

You can buy a used Lenovo T60 on pretty much any site where used computers are sold. This includes auction sites such as eBay and large online resellers like Amazon.com. Lenovo T60 ThinkPads usually have a selling price around $200-400 but this will vary a bit due to supply and demand.

When you buy a used computer online, you are taking a bit of a chance that the item will be as the seller described it. That is why you should always buy items like this through a website that offers buyers the ability to give sellers a rating based on how satisfied they were with the transaction. You can get a pretty good idea of which sellers are reputable by reading through the comments left by previous customers.

While you are looking for a used Lenovo T60 online, you will run across many other models of computers as well. Some of these will even be other models of ThinkPads, such as the IBM ThinkPad T40. All of the ThinkPad laptops are good quality computers, so you should be fine even if you decide to purchase another model.

No matter what you decide when it comes to choosing a used laptop computer to buy online, it is worth it to take your time going through the listing to see if there is anythings that strikes you as odd. You should send an e-mail to the seller to clarify any concerns you may have. Also be sure to look at the photos carefully and check for signs that the computer may have been damaged.

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    • timtalkstech profile image

      timtalkstech 

      5 years ago

      bethparker, thank you for encouraging people to buy used tech. It really saves money and helps keep perfectly good electronics out of landfills.

      My 2 cents: ThinkPads are popular in corporate environments and have proven to be extremely durable.

    • FGual profile image

      FGual 

      8 years ago from USA

      Thanks for so much information. I need a laptop so I can write anywhere and I cannot afford a new one, so this Lenovo with the larger screen is just right. I'll troll through Ebay and Amazon and see what they have.

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