Is My Computer Worth Fixing?
A good rule of thumb is a laptop repair isn’t worth it if it’s 25% of the original cost. If you paid $500 for a laptop, if the screen cracks in year two, you shouldn’t pay more than $125 for the screen to be repaired. Anything higher than that, it isn’t worth it.
A repair will almost always be cheaper than a replacement computer, but if the repair is looking to cost 50-70% of the cost of a replacement