G5 and 500 off display, or wait for new displays?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips, Advice and Discussion (archive)' started by Messedupmikey, Jun 11, 2004.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Dec 31, 2003
    I am getting a new 2.5 Ghz G5 BTO and I was wondering if I should go ahead and buy a 23" display and get 500 off, or if I should wait till after WWDC and see what Apple brings to the display market.... Please Help!
  2. macrumors 6502a


    Jul 28, 2003
    I personally would wait... new displays look sweeeeeeeet. :) but if you feel the need for instant gratification, then what can I say?
  3. macrumors 6502a


    Feb 17, 2003
    500 bucks off the price is a great discount! the new displays can't be that much better as for the technology..

    i would go for it! especially if you like the look of the current displays.
  4. macrumors G3


    Mar 20, 2003
    San Francisco
    I would wait because odds are the new displays are going to be reduced in price anyway (due to the recent falling prices of LCD components) so you wouldn't really be saving $500 by buying now. But I could be wrong about the new prices, of course.
  5. macrumors G3

    Chip NoVaMac

    Dec 25, 2003
    Northern Virginia
    Not sure about Apple, but many other manufactures do rebates like this only to have the replacement item at the "rebated" price. Nikon is famous for this on items they are trying to clear out.

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