Craiglist purchase for $1200...thoughts?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by joepa99, Jul 28, 2009.

  1. joepa99 macrumors newbie

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    serial number is W87244GJX92.


    Processor speed: - 2.4 GHz
    Installed RAM: - 2 GB (2x1GB)
    Hard Drive: - 160 GB, 5400 rpm.

    Processor Type: - Intel Core 2 Duo (Merom)
    Max. Amount: - 4.0 GB
    Drive Bus: - Serial-ATA

    Number of Cores: - 2
    Amount of Slots: - 2
    Optical Drive: - This unit has an 8x SuperDrive built in.

    Bus Speed: - 800 MHz
    RAM Speed: - 667 MHz
    Optical Bus: - Ultra-ATA/100

    RAM Type: - PC2-5300, DDR2, SO-DIMM



    Display Size: - 15.4-inch
    AirPort: - Built-in Airport Extreme (802.11 a/b/g/n).
    Usage: - 100 - 240V AC

    Graphics Card: - NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT
    Ethernet: - 10/100/1000BASE-T (RJ-45)
    Adapter: - 85W MagSafe

    Card Memory: - 256 MB
    Bluetooth: - Built-in Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR.
    Battery: - 60 Watt-hour Lithium Polymer

    Max. Resolution: - 1440 x 900
    Infrared: - For use with Apple Remote only.
    Battery Life: - Up to 5.5 hours.

    Backlight / Coating: - LED TFT, Matte, Optional Glossy.
    Modem: - Optional Apple USB Modem.



    Original OS: - 10.4.9, 10.4.10 Tiger or 10.5 Leopard.
    Support Status: - Supported
    Idle Temp.: - Unknown.

    Minimum OS: - Coming Soon.
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    Load Temp.: - Unknown.

    Maximum OS: - Latest Release.
    Fans: - 2

    Recommended OS: - Latest release of Mac OS X
    Warranty: - Check warranty status here
    Speeds: - 2000 - 6000 rpm.

    Exhaust: - Backside.

    Tools: - Get iStat Pro here.



    USB: - 2 (USB 2.0 / 480 Mbps).
    Reported: - This model has 0 reported problems.
    - Click here to report a problem.
    Updates: - Check for updates here.

    FireWire: - 1 port (FW400) and 1 port (FW800).
    LOM: - Not Supported

    Display port: - 1, DVI
    Online: - 0
    Introduction: - June 2007

    Card Slot: - Information is currently being updated...
    Discontinued: - February 2008


    comes with office 2008 and CS4

    The machine is out of AppleCare Warranty, which is my only reason I haven't pulled the trigger on this yet.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. thegoldenmackid macrumors 604

    thegoldenmackid

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    You are paying too much. You can find it for around $1000. Even on eBay 17" higher-end models struggle to get $1200.
     
  3. jb1280 macrumors 6502a

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    If it legally comes with Office and CS 4, it's a good deal.
     

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