Bought 1st Mac today - 13" MBP 2.26ghz Refurb and some extras

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by newbie123, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. newbie123 macrumors newbie

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    I just ordered from the Mac Store a Refurbished MacBook Pro 2.26GHz with 2gb ram and 160gb HD.

    I also ordered from amazon:
    1) Intel X25M 160GB Mainstream Solid State Drive SSDSA2MH160G2C1 and
    2) Crucial CT2KIT25664BC1067 4GB 204-PIN PC3-8500 SODIMM DDR3 Memory KIT (2GBx2)

    Will the SSD and ram be easy to replace?
     
  2. MadGoat macrumors 65816

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    Congrats I hope you enjoy it.
    It's very easy to replace for Ram just follow http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1270
    Hard drive http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3419
     
  3. newbie123 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thanks MadGoat,

    I guess the instructions are basically the same for the 13" as the 17".

    Once replaced, just stick in the the software cd...and good to go...
     
  4. MadGoat macrumors 65816

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    Should be similar (but still easy) I only have experience with the 17
     
  5. LAS.mac macrumors 6502

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    I'm envious of you!;)

    Congrats.
     
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    Glad you spent your money on one!
     
  8. newbie123 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Well Corrode, you sound like quite the a$$hole... not only didnt you reply to my previous post about making this purschase, in this one you didnt answer the question I asked.

    You need to learn to keep your trap shut especially when you have nothing usefull to contribute.


    To everyone else, thank you for your advice and positive feedback.
     
  9. kmaute macrumors 6502

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    OP: He was making a joke, don't take offense. Shambo is the idiot who runs around talking about his "bad boy pro 15," insulting people who buy 13" MBP and makes the lot of us sound mad.

    Gratz on your purchase, it should fly with the SSD.
     
  10. Corrode macrumors 6502a

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  11. Bigabouli macrumors member

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    Shambo has a new alias lol - it's almost funny how he rips into every thread about the 13"

    I wish i could afford a SSD :p, looks like a fantastic purchase!
     
  12. newbie123 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Hello again,

    well I stand corrected, my appologies, however I don't know you fro
    a hole in the wall and your 1st MSG is blasting me after I dropped a good chunk of $$$... Well no hard feelings budso :)

    Anyways, thanks for the response and links this time.

    Can't wait for it to be delivered and install the new parts
     
  13. silentnite macrumors 6502a

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    This is a really good place to come & get great Mac advice. You'll find that most of the regulars & old timers will give you sound advice.

    You've got a really good set up for a first starter. Just take your time with the install and use a good precision screw driver set. The most part was taking out the screws without scratching the cover. work on an open space, solid table with a bath towel or something soft to lay the lap top on. Ground yourself before touching anything on the computer. You tube will be of help or apple support page. Good luck & welcome to the club. :apple:
     
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