Aluminum MacBook, $600 a fair price?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by Shanewilliams, Jul 2, 2010.

  1. Shanewilliams macrumors 6502a

    Apr 3, 2010
    I've found a aluminum MacBook with the 2.4, 2gb ram and 250gb hard drive here locally for 600. It is in great shape. From what I've been able to find out about it, it was released around late 2008. Does anyone know how long it was in production? I somewhat remember it being available still in mid 2009. Also, is it worth the $600? The guy has another buyer but I was first to make contact so I have first option through end of today. Was there any type of known flaws with this version?
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
  3. Vader macrumors 65816


    Oct 11, 2004
    Saint Charles, MO
    Mac2Sell shows it as being worth $610.

    I think that is a little low, I would say $600 would be a great deal!
  4. Shanewilliams thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Apr 3, 2010
    Thanks! I've looked over the specs and it seems to be almost identical to the previous generation MacBook that was just replaced a few weeks ago.
  5. alust2013 macrumors 601


    Feb 6, 2010
    On the fence
    If it is in good shape, that's a great deal. I have that exact model, and it is a great computer, never have had problems with it. It was produced from late 2008 (don't remember exact date) to june 09. It was one of the shortest lived models made, but it is basically a 13" pro, minus the pro name.
  6. nutritious macrumors 6502

    Mar 1, 2008
    I guess for the price of a used apple laptop, it's somewhat fair. But based purely on specs, you can find better for the price if you want a non-apple laptop.
  7. Pixellated macrumors 65816

    Apr 1, 2008
  8. HuggyLowDown macrumors regular


    Feb 14, 2010
    Northern Virginia
    The Aluminum MacBook is a collectors item, so getting it for $600 is a good deal.
  9. Shanewilliams thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Apr 3, 2010
    Wasn't aware of that. Thanks.

Share This Page