Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > Buying Tips and Advice

 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old Nov 5, 2012, 11:43 PM   #1
Mark D
macrumors member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Refurbished Laptops Any Different, Maybe?

This summer I had two different iMac units that were refurbished - the first had multiple dead pixels, the second a large dent on the arm. It so happened that after a couple days use before sending the original back, I decided I didn't like desktops and wanted something portable. But I would not have kept either one anyhow. I am in college and saving money is of utmost importance, but I cannot have visual defects on my computer. Even though it says scratches/dents are within tolerance on the website, everyone raves about how they are awesome and just like new with no flaws - but all it resulted in for me was a month of customer service nightmares. Not exactly sure why but I recall someone on here a while back saying they'd expect that to happen more often with desktops. Maybe because they're bigger and easier to hit against things I don't know. Is it worth my time to try to save $200 on my Macbook Air?
Mark D is offline   0 Reply With Quote

 
MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > Buying Tips and Advice

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Touchscreens on Laptops TSE MacBook Air 2 May 29, 2014 04:55 AM
How long do you keep your laptops egy195 Community Discussion 44 Feb 21, 2014 06:22 PM
Deciding between two budget laptops nehas91 Buying Tips and Advice 3 Aug 9, 2013 10:01 AM
There is almost no Haswell Laptops! dollystereo Buying Tips and Advice 6 Jul 25, 2013 12:11 PM
Difference between two laptops Rosina Christen Alternatives to iOS and iOS Devices 5 May 16, 2013 08:24 AM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:36 PM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC