Silicon Edinburgh was formed as Silicon Group in 1992 with the aim of providing the public with the opportunity to buy computer systems and components at trade prices. Unlike most other big computer retailers, SILICON Edinburgh employs staff who have a genuine interest in computing technology and therefore have a strong knowledge base. As a part of our after sales policy, they are able to pass on their expertise in a way that even the most inexperienced user can understand.

It has always been our aim to provide customers with help at every stage of the computer (including laptop, tablet and smartphone) in buying and upgrading process. Our dedicated team of technicians has provided an excellent service, both to owners of SILICON PCs and to ones that bought elsewhere.

Highlights, Specialties & Features

  • Free Diagnosis for Computer Repairs
  • Iphone 2 3 4 5 / Ipad 1 2 3 4 / Smartphone / Tablet Repairs
  • Custom Build for Gaming / Multimedia / Office PCs
  • Cheapest Repair Services in Edinburgh

Serviced Areas

  • Scotland, Fife, Aberdeen, Stirling, Glasgow, Livingstone, Alloa, and Edinburgh

Payment Options

  • Cash, Debit Card (Visa Debit, Solo, Maestro), Credit Card (Mastercard, Visa), Paypal

Contact Details

  City Edinburgh
  Postcode EH11 2EB
  Address 159 Dalry Road
  Phone Number 013 1337 5177

Products & Services

Dusting-off / complete cleaning and maintenance

PC'S CLEANED FROM 20 pounds LAPTOP'S CLEANED FROM 40 pounds. Dust and other cruft may accumulate as a result of air cooling. If filters are used to prevent this then they will need regular service and changes. If the cooling system is not filtered then regular Computer cleaning may be required to prevent short circuits and overheating. Computer cleaning is the practice of physically cleaning the interior, and exterior, of a computer including the removal of dust and debris from cooling fans, power supplies, and hardware components. This should be done after certain period of time (weekly/monthly) . A computer being with such dust and debris may lead to improper working or running Desktop IT, laptop & PC Cleaning by Silicon Edinburgh Your IT equipment is one of your most important assets. It therefore makes good sense to keep it clean, free from dirt, bacteria and in good working condition. Equally important is choosing the best company to clean it for you. The levels of germs such as; viruses, bacteria, mould and fungi found on a typical computer keyboard can be up to 14 times higher than toilet seats. Our clients range from FTSE 100 companies through to smaller businesses and individuals and all sectors of the market. Our service is adaptable for any job big or small. Our workshop and equipments have been improved over the last 22 years for the effectiveness in keeping our clients IT equipment clean inline with health and safety policy. We use a range of products that are specifically designed to provide customers with a high quality service. Professional Computer Cleaning Unlike other computer repair shops, our workshop is designed to be environmentally safe for building, repairing, and cleaning computers. We work on a hard flat surface floor instead of carpet in our workshop because carpet can build static in the body. For health and safety environment, our technicians also wear personal protective equipment (PPE) such as mask and anti-static gloves. Since computer cleaning activities create unhealthy environment, our workshop is equipped with air purifier with HEPA Technology which can remove up to 99% of airborne particles and allergens including bacteria, viruses, dust mites, pollen, smoke, mould and pet allergens.

Computer Repairs

If you need laptop or PC repair specialist you can trust, we are here for you. Silicon Edinburgh has more than 20 years of trading and repair history and expertise, we have successfully repaired over thousands of broken tablets pcs, iPhones, iPads, laptops and PCs. Diagnostics are completely free if you carried out the service with us (otherwise, 10 pounds labour will be charged). It is worth noting that we strive to provide a solution for any type of problems with affordable repairs. We are the best local computer repairs in Edinburgh and Scotland. Our reputation in computer trading and computer repair have been reflected by high volume custom builds (over 50,000 pcs) that we have built since 1992.

Laptop / ipad screen replacement

If you are looking to get your laptop screen replaced then look no further. Our expert technicians will skillfully fit a replacement screen and get your laptop back to you normally in only a couple of days. We cannot offer a fixed-price on screen repair as different models of laptop can have massive differences in price depending on manufacturer, screen type (LCD or LED) and screen size. For example, a Dell screen may be only 30 pounds whereas certain Sony Vaio screens can be in excess of 200 pounds. Generally screen replacement will cost 80 120 pounds including labour. We will always give you a quote before going ahead with any work but we need to book it in and take out the faulty screen to get the exact part number, without this we cannot give you an exact quote. We normally give quotes within 24Hrs of a system being booked in.

Custom Build for Gaming / Office / Multimedia PCs

With more than 20 years of industry experience our team of experts build the best performance machines using the highest quality components, so you can rest assured that when you buy your PC from us, you'll be getting a great deal on the best that your money can buy. As well as having your custom build typically built, tested at the same day, Silicon Edinburgh also offer an industry leading 18-month support and 12-month full Manufacturers Warranty as standard on all PCs. That means exceptional peace of mind for you and is a clear indication of the confidence with have in the quality of all of our builds! Our great value budget value desktop PCs are ideal for home settings and are particularly suited to media playing, web surfing and general day to day tasks and. Our highly reliable business systems offer you that little bit more and are ideal for multitasking whilst providing you with all the power you need at a great price.

Data recovery

Do you have a dead laptop or PC and you only want the data off of it? You may be in luck. As long as your storage device isn't faulty we can put your data on whatever media you want; Flash drive, DVD, online storage (not available for large amounts of data) or a new Hard Drive. Alternatively we can create a new home for your storage device which can simply be plugged (by USB) into the laptop or PC you are currently using. Data transfer and backup is 20 pounds for up to 10GB (equivalent to several HD movies, 1000s of pictures, 1000s of songs). If you need more than 10GB transferred an additional fee of 50p per GB will be added and capped at 30 pounds in total. 10GB data backup/transfer is FREE with our Windows Reinstallation service.

Statement for an insurance company

Here at Silicon Edinburgh we know computer equipment can be costly and many people have added their laptops, ipads, computers, etc onto their home insurance or business insurance policy. The worst has happened and some major calamity has broken your equipment, simply visit us and for a modest fee of 35 pounds. we can provide an insurance assessment claim report statement for your insurance company.

Customer Testimonials

I have been buying my PC stuff from Silicon since building my very first PC coming off the Amiga. Nearly 20 years!

The staff always point out if the components you are buying are incompatible, and their customer service is next to none. On more than one occasion I have had self-damaged parts replaced by them at no cost (thankfully not in recent years).

I have swayed a couple of times to online retailers, but nothing beats personal service, and to be fair Silicon prices are more than competitive with online prices.

My current built cost about 800 over a year ago from Silicon and is still running every game at Ultra, normally whilst running other intensive tasks. So happy with it.

I popped into the store a couple of times, once to buy a DVD drive, which for the convenience was very fairly priced, and again to have a hard drive's contents checked, which they did for me there and then free of charge. The free diagnosis for students is a great deal, and their turnaround times for repairs is fantastic - why send my laptop back to the manufacturer for weeks when it can be done in silicon within a couple of days? Staff are very friendly and helpful and are a good laugh.