Bit the Bullet

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by dcl, Jun 4, 2006.

  1. dcl macrumors regular

    dcl

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    #1
    Bit the Bullet and bought:

    $1003.98 Macbook 13.3" 1.83 - Amazon (after $100 rebate)
    $ 175.56 2 Gig Memory - Newegg
    $ 110.94 Windows XP Pro full (SP2) - eDirectSoftware
    $ 49.00 .Mac Account (1 year) - Bargains101
    $ 16.41 Screen Protector - Shaggy Mac

    :( Blew my budget - Total Cost $1355.89
     
  2. kretzy macrumors 604

    kretzy

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    Hope you didn't crack any teeth in the process. :D

    Very nice machine you have there. Enjoy it! :)
     
  3. netdog macrumors 603

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    Nice bullet.
     
  4. steelphantom macrumors 6502a

    steelphantom

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    All that and still less than the black MacBook. Nice! :p
     
  5. Demon Hunter macrumors 68020

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    Those are nice bargains, don't be too glum. :)
     
  6. Xander562 macrumors 68000

    Xander562

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    budget? who care's?? your going to love it!
     
  7. chairguru22 macrumors 6502a

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    less than a 2.0 white one + tax too! :p
     
  8. chairguru22 macrumors 6502a

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    what newegg memory did you get? cause thats the best price ive seen...
     
  9. Maxwell Smart macrumors 6502a

    Maxwell Smart

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    It seems the best options for newegg memory are Patriot and GigaRAM, the latter being a few bucks cheaper. Both have lifetime warranty and have many positive reviews from macusers ;)
     
  10. dcl thread starter macrumors regular

    dcl

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    Newegg Memory

    2 Transcend JetRam 1GB 200-Pin DDR2 SO-DIMM DDR2 667 (PC2 5300) Notebook Memory
    Model JM488Q643A-6 -
    Retail Item #: N82E16820208037
    $163.10
     
  11. MattyMac macrumors 68000

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    HAHA my thoughts exactly...NICE!
     
  12. saxondale. macrumors 6502

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