Did I get a good deal

Angel102110

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MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2012)

Apple® - Open Box - MacBook Pro® with Retina Display - 13.3" Display - 8GB Memory - 128GB Flash Storage

Retina display with 2560-by-1600 resolution
Advanced all-flash architecture
Third-generation dual-core Intel Core i5 processor
Integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000
Two Thunderbolt ports for connecting high-performance devices and transferring data at lightning speed
Two USB 3 ports (compatible with USB 2 devices) and HDMI
FaceTime HD camera
Multi-Touch trackpad
OS X
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Was debating this vs a new retina laptop 100 more for same ram but 4gen i5 is it worth it?

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1165 vs 1290
 

maflynn

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Buck987

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maflynn

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Yes...better benchmarks..but for what that is worth for the average user.
It impacts people playing games, running some apps like Photoshop. Also consider the overhead needed to drives retina display, the faster GPU will be a better choice imo
 

Buck987

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It impacts people playing games, running some apps like Photoshop. Also consider the overhead needed to drives retina display, the faster GPU will be a better choice imo
Agrees..better is always better...but it's not like the 4000 is useless...And for many users who can find one at a discount it's a good choice
 

maflynn

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No the 2012 Rambo is a nice computer :). And I wasn't trying to be Debbie downer on the OP but the newer rmbp has better features
 

Badrottie

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if you are a hardcore gamer, hardcore artist, hardcore video editor, and not an average user then dGPU like nVidia 650m is the best than iGPU like Intel Iris. :apple:
 
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