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Old Dec 10, 2012, 03:13 AM   #1
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Pricing a '08 MacBook Pro?

Been trying to sell my early '08 MacBook Pro and '08 white macbook to upgrade, but getting no luck...
Here's the specs:

MacBook Pro
Processor - 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
Memory - 2 GB 66 MHz DR2 SDRAM
Graphics - NVIDA GeForce 8600M GT 256 MB
Software - OS X 10.8.2 (Mountain Lion)
Hard Drive - 200GB

white MacBook:
Processor - 2.1 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
Memory - 1 GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM
Graphics - Intel GMA x31100
Software - 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard)
Hard drive - 120 GB

I guess my first problem is I have no clue how much they are worth!? Soo I have them list together for $1000 and looking for a best offer which I can see it getting low.. The MBP comes with adobe design suite, apple wireless mouse, travel case, power cord, and a new battery. Runs great! And never had a problem with it! It just can't handle my gopro hero 3 black edition.

Anyone have any tips to where I can get this sold and how I can price it just right? Not assuming to get a lot for these but at least something for a good down payment for a new iMac! Your help and advice is greatly appreciated!
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 09:41 AM   #2
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As a starting point, you can check Mac2Sell, eBay (including completed sales), or Amazon for prices of similar models, to get an idea of what a reasonable price may be. Then adjust the price to account for condition, configuration, remaining AppleCare coverage (if any), etc.
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 10:00 AM   #3
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I would say....

$500 tops for the MacBook Pro and $275 tops for the white MacBook, and please dont take any offense, with reserves.

Can go up based in no cosmetic/functional issues and good care of the machines. Dont forgot to factor in shipping costs/fees, if selling through an online site

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Old Dec 10, 2012, 11:37 AM   #4
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No offense taken! That's what I needed to hear! Thank you guys for the advice! I appreciate it!
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 09:03 PM   #5
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You might have a hard time unloading that 8600M to anyone unless they don't know any better.

I ended up recently giving my 2008 MBP to a friend recently as I couldn't sell it in good conscience.
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