Ordered my 15" PB!

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  1. eyeluvmyimac macrumors regular

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    Whoo Hoooo!!!! Finally have my powerbook!!!

    15"
    1.25 GHZ G4
    80 GB HD 5400rpm
    superdrive
    1GB ddr ram
    airport extreme
    extra battery
    apple care

    SHIPPING: They say available today but mine said 4-6 weeks! What the heck!?
     
  2. BrandonRP0123 macrumors regular

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    score dood. Congrats.

    I wonder if the 1GB SO-DIMM (as touted as an option for all three of the new ones) will work in the original 12" PowerBook. That'd give me 1152MB in my machine. If anyone knows - I'm very interested.
     
  3. Ryan1524 macrumors 65816

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  4. Bear macrumors G3

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    Re: Ordered my 15" PB!

    The 1GB SODIMM is the delay.

    Most other option changes only make it a 3-5 day wait.
     
  5. Stelliform macrumors 68000

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  6. eyeluvmyimac thread starter macrumors regular

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    Re: Re: Ordered my 15" PB!

    Thanks so much Bear for the heads up!

    I changed my order from 1GB SODIMM to 2x512 and it pushed my shipping date up from 10/29/03 to 9/23/03!!! I'm so psyched!
     
  7. KBFinFan macrumors 6502

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    Also ordered..

    I ordered this morning before my 8AM class (EDT). (3-5 days)

    Here we go:
    G4 1.25
    15.2" TFT
    SuperDrive
    Backlit Keyboard
    512 MB RAM (1-SODIMM) More to come...
    Airport Extreme
    80 GB HD @ 4200..

    20GB iPod

    Happiness.. Free


    I'm so excited to be part of the mac community, I cant wait til next week!
     
  8. howard macrumors 68020

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    Re: Re: Re: Ordered my 15" PB!

    just get 1 512 from apple..then by the other from 3rd party, it would be a lot cheaper
     
  9. KBFinFan macrumors 6502

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    Ya, that's what I did. Now, when can we expect companies to start carrying the RAM for the updated pbooks? Is it the same RAM as before?

    Sorry to get off topic..
     
  10. beefstu01 macrumors member

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    I don't think it'll take too long before we see people offering RAM upgrades. Apple uses (pretty much) generic boards, so every good RAM retailer should have the stuff in stock. I think the 15" and the 17" use the same RAM, and that's already on Crucial.

    By the way, I too bought a new PowerBook this morning->

    15.2" AlBook>>

    1.25 GHz G4
    512 MB RAM (1-SODIMM... Planning to get this puppie up to 1 GB after I take delivery, and maybe 2 GB when I have the cash)
    80 GB HD @ 4200 RPM (Figured it wouldn't suck as much battery power as the 5400 RPM one)
    2x SuperDrive
    AirPort Extreme
    Backlit Keyboard

    On top of that ->

    10 GB iPod
    Crappy $100 HP Printer

    Yeah, I'm a student. Overall it came to $2,751 for me, then take away the $300 for the rebate, so I'm only paying $2,451... Pretty decent. I was thinking about going for LapZilla, but figured that it'd suck in class (since I want to take notes). The extra 80 MHz isn't going to make much of a difference. I can still store a lot of porn :D
     
  11. FuzzyBallz macrumors 6502a

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    Your safest bet is to check out Crucial.com. They sell the most compatible RAM for any retail computer. Excellent service, fast shipping, and not too pricey. They already have RAM for the new PB models up. 512MB PC2700 = $146
     
  12. dennis88 macrumors member

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    I have also bought a 15,2" powerbook 1,25ghz.
    I bought i with the 80gb 5400rpm drive and 512mb ram (gonna buy more).
     
  13. FuzzyBallz macrumors 6502a

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    How much faster is the 5400rpm HD compare to the 4500rpm flavor one? Does anyone know what HD is used in these new PBs?

    beefstu01: What $300 rebate?
     
  14. claytonbench macrumors member

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    You can put a 1 GB in the 12in powerbook its like 600.00 where i saw it on line im sure you can find it cheaper but 1152 MB ram im my powerbook is cool.
     
  15. Blackstealth macrumors regular

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    Ordered mine this morning, didn't need a Superdrive (got one in my MDD) or big HD.

    1.25Ghz G4
    512Mb Ram (2 SO-DIMMs)
    60Gb HD
    Combo Drive
    Backlit keyboard
    Airport Extreme
    Extra AC

    Funny thing is that it was £2 less than a 1Ghz model with the same spec... :) Ought to arrive on Monday.
     
  16. cb911 macrumors 601

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    i'm not sure about the U.S. but at the Apple Australia Education Store they have this deal: http://www.apple.com.au/education/bundle/.
     
  17. FuzzyBallz macrumors 6502a

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    Yes, of course. I forgot all about the education discount... let me check. Yup, $300 off the 15" PB Super Drive version. Here's the list.

    12" Combo - $1,399.00
    12" Super - $1,599.00
    15" Combo - $1,799.00
    15" Super - $2,299.00
    17" Super - $2,699.00
     
  18. locopano macrumors member

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    HOW MUCH IS THE REBATE IN THE US?

    can anyone tell me if there is a REBATE In teh US and how much it is? im from AUSTRALIA but i have a mate in FLORIDA? if the rebate is generous enough i could get one from there?

    Let me know

    Thanks!
     
  19. bolocheung macrumors newbie

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    I ordered my 15" with superdrive standard setup yesterday and said it would ship on or before Sept. 19th, Checked today and it has shipped via airborne express, yea! I can't wait, also ordered a 20gb ipod but that won't be shipped till on or before the 22nd. Should I have gotten the 40gb ipod instead? Oh well, could still change my order since it has'nt shipped yet. My old imac 350 firewireless is going to be relegated to archive duty.
     
  20. eyeluvmyimac thread starter macrumors regular

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    Just a little over six days till mine ships.....my applecare shipped yesterday and the extra mattery doesn't ship till mid october.

    The rebate for anyone wondering is as follows.

    If you buy a mac, an HP printer, and an iPod they give you $300 back. In other words they give you $100 towards the printer and $200 towards the iPod.
     
  21. Bear macrumors G3

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    For those who missed it, this is an educational rebate only. Regular purchasers can get a $99 (US) rebate on some HP InkJets right now.

    Remember rebates and amounts do vary by country.
     

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