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Old Feb 11, 2013, 11:52 AM   #1
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How high does a cMBP bounce?

When dropped from 3 ft or probably a bit more if the seller is not being totally forthcoming. We are negotiating in the $1,500-1,700 range and it has pics showing a corner chipped but no pic of the screen turned on which I have asked for.
13.3" screen, Intel Core i7 2.9Ghz, 8GB RAM, and 512GB SSD 6 months old has the USB 3 ports
Plus Windows 7, Moshi Mini HDMI adapater,
wireless Magic Mouse,
wireless US Apple Keyboard,
Apple Remote,
and second power adapter.

I think the price is reasonable and its just what I've been looking for so if it works is there anything else I can do to make sure its in good running order?
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 11:56 AM   #2
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Need to fully test it out - can you meet at Apple and have them test it out? You will need to setup an appointment.

What kind of SSD? stock?
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 12:15 PM   #3
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That all just sounds too iffy for me.

Apple Refurb has this model with a standard 750GB HDD for $1269. Granted you're getting some extras from the guy, but something that has been dropped I don't think will be covered by Apple warranty, so you're buying something right now that is damaged and out of warranty.

Sure, a 512GB SSD is pricey, but I think you'd do better buying the refurb and throwing in a SSD of your own (250GB SSDs are going for around $150 right now).
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That all just sounds too iffy for me.

Apple Refurb has this model with a standard 750GB HDD for $1269. Granted you're getting some extras from the guy, but something that has been dropped I don't think will be covered by Apple warranty, so you're buying something right now that is damaged and out of warranty.

Sure, a 512GB SSD is pricey, but I think you'd do better buying the refurb and throwing in a SSD of your own (250GB SSDs are going for around $150 right now).
Truth! - Unless you can get it for sub $1500 - an laptop checks out fine.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 06:03 PM   #5
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OK, he sent a pic so it looks like its working. No way we can meet at Apple store, many states away. What would a "full test" consist of?
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OK, he sent a pic so it looks like its working. No way we can meet at Apple store, many states away. What would a "full test" consist of?
Thanks guys
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Are you buying this through eBay? With damage there is no way I buy unless I can get my hands on it or I know the person.
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