good deal for a macbook?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by silversyren, Jun 23, 2007.

  1. silversyren macrumors member

    Apr 9, 2006
    $1100 shipped --

    2.0 core duo macbook, 2gb ram, 160gb harddrive, superdrive, applecare until 06/09.. no dead pixels, good physical condition.

    Was that a reasonable price for this macbook? I already bought it-- didn't want to spend over $1000 but couldn't find anything like that with the specs I had in mind.

    It's for my sister who's going on to college -- I figure a core duo machine is good enough for what she has to do. She's going to be using it for music, pictures, internet, papers, etc. Typical student stuff. The harddrive size and applecare were big motivations. The superdrive was a bonus.

    It might have some faint staining/wear on the palmrest and trackpad -- can that be replaced under applecare?

  2. flopticalcube macrumors G4


    Sep 7, 2006
    In the velcro closure of America's Hat
    Thats not too bad at all. Given the RAM, HD and AppleCare. Thats a real "Peace of Mind" machine with no need to upgrade. I'm sure she'll love it.
  3. nbrendal macrumors newbie

    May 22, 2007
  4. grafikat macrumors 6502a


    Dec 5, 2003
    Very nice deal. I wish I had a sibling buying me goodies. :p

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