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Old Feb 16, 2013, 10:30 AM   #1
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13" MBA Mid 2012

I've seen a MBA on a local website for 650 it has a 120SSD, 4gb Ram, 4000 graphics and 1.8 i5. Just wondering if it's worth it. As to me it sounds too good to cheap.
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Old Feb 16, 2013, 10:47 AM   #2
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The main thing that would rule that machine out for me would be the low specs, not the suspect price.
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Old Feb 16, 2013, 10:54 AM   #3
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The main thing that would rule that machine out for me would be the low specs, not the suspect price.
How much would you offer on a device with that spec? So I have an idea.
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I wouldn't consider it. The drive is too small and the RAM too low. These babies can't be user upgraded so I wouldn't consider buying anything with less than 256GB storage and 8GB RAM.
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According to the UK website, refurbs are going for $849, so yours seems like a pretty good deal. You are saving 200 pounds.

Of course, there are the associated risks (who knows what flaws may be inherent in the machine). How reputable is that website? Could simply be a genuine case of the seller in a rush to offload his laptop.
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Old Feb 19, 2013, 07:18 AM   #6
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According to the UK website, refurbs are going for $849, so yours seems like a pretty good deal. You are saving 200 pounds.

Of course, there are the associated risks (who knows what flaws may be inherent in the machine). How reputable is that website? Could simply be a genuine case of the seller in a rush to offload his laptop.
Yeah I took a look at it and the screen was really weird.. Looked like it was water damaged or something so I passed.

I've looks on amazon 750 doesn't seem to bad.

Is that a good deal?
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Old Feb 19, 2013, 11:02 PM   #7
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I wouldn't consider it. The drive is too small and the RAM too low. These babies can't be user upgraded so I wouldn't consider buying anything with less than 256GB storage and 8GB RAM.
You're partially right. The storage can be upgraded quite easily yourself. The RAM, not so much (though possible if you had the right tools to desolder and resolder chips!)
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Timmy Cook once told me that you will need at least 8GB RAM for the life of that MBA.
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