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Old Nov 20, 2005, 09:53 AM   #1
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where to buy powermac

Well i've searched around and didnt come back with anything i was looking for.

Im trying to buy a powermac g5 for the holiday, but i don't have enough $$$ to get a brand new one. Im trying to find an alt. legit place to buy a powermac besides the apple store and eBay.

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Old Nov 20, 2005, 10:56 AM   #2
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Did you check the refurb store on the apple website?
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Old Nov 20, 2005, 10:57 AM   #3
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ahh guh the marketplace on here
its the best place on the net to buy used macs
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Old Nov 20, 2005, 11:18 AM   #4
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Did you check the refurb store on the apple website?
yeah, was just seeing if there were more options.

Yeah i was told people sold macs on here but i couldnt find that section/. probably right in front of my face.
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Old Nov 20, 2005, 11:22 AM   #5
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some of the apple stores will sometimes have opened box items for sale. the best time to check would be right after christmas. might be able to pick up a sweet deal...
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Old Nov 20, 2005, 11:30 AM   #6
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some of the apple stores will sometimes have opened box items for sale. the best time to check would be right after christmas. might be able to pick up a sweet deal...
^what would i do about that? Would i just call compusa and ask if theres any used open macs?


i hope so. I've had a PC my whole life, never had a mac before. I wanna make the switch now just cause i think mac is finally at the point where it needs to be in the consumer world.

I do alot of editing so im hoping i can score a dual processor to help with that rendering.
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Old Nov 20, 2005, 12:36 PM   #7
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I suggest amazon.com. I think you can get a 250 dollar rebate too!
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Old Nov 20, 2005, 02:17 PM   #8
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Well i've searched around and didnt come back with anything i was looking for.

Im trying to buy a powermac g5 for the holiday, but i don't have enough $$$ to get a brand new one. Im trying to find an alt. legit place to buy a powermac besides the apple store and eBay.

thanks.

The one to wait for -- sweet pricing point and all -- are the Apple Refurbs Dualie 1.8ghz's. They were going for $1299 a few weeks back and will fly off the shelves when they reappear. Check early!
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Old Nov 21, 2005, 03:00 PM   #9
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I suggest amazon.com. I think you can get a 250 dollar rebate too!
Yeah, I agree. You could save a good amount on a new machine and wouldn't have to pay tax or shipping. I recommend Amazon.com
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Old Nov 21, 2005, 04:50 PM   #10
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go with amazon...ive had great experience there!
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Old Nov 21, 2005, 05:05 PM   #11
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Yeah, I agree. You could save a good amount on a new machine and wouldn't have to pay tax or shipping. I recommend Amazon.com
Shipping is now $15-$20 on all Powermacs at Amazon. Not so hot.
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