Good deal? MBP

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by htownrockets, Jul 11, 2008.

  1. htownrockets macrumors member

    Jun 21, 2008
    Processor 2.16GHz Intel Core 2 Duo still under warranty
    Memory 2GB (two SO-DIMMs) 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM
    Display 17-inch (diagonal), 1680 by 1050 resolution, MATTE widescreen
    ATI, Radeonx1600 with 256MB of GDDR3 SDRAM and dual-link DVI
    Video Built-in iSight Camera, DVI, VGA (DVI to VGA adapter NOT included)
    Audio Combined optical digital input/audio line in, combined optical digital output/headphone out, stereo speakers, microphone
    Hard disk drive 120GB Serial ATA; 5400 rpm
    Slot-loading optical drive 8x SuperDrive (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
    Ethernet Built-in 10/100/1000BASE-T (Gigabit)
    Wireless Built-in AirPort Extreme (802.11n); built-in Bluetooth 2.0+EDR
    Modem Apple USB Modem (sold separately)
    Input full-size illuminated keyboard with ambient light sensor; scrolling Trackpad
    Expansion One FireWire 400, one FireWire 800, three USB 2.0 ports, and ExpressCard/34 slot
    Weight 6.8 pounds (3.08 kg) with battery and optical drive installed
    Footprint 15.4 by 10.4 inches
    Thickness 1.0 inch (2.59 cm)
    Video accessories DVI to VGA adapter NOT included (sold separately)
    Hardware accessories 85W MagSafe Power Adapter, power cord, lithium-polymer battery


    The guy says perfect condition. Hardly any scratches.
  2. Aea macrumors 6502a


    May 23, 2007
    Denver, Colorado
    It's an older model but I think that's a pretty good price.

    Although if you're getting it from craigslist, be careful. The last three people I emailed about their MBP's all seemed to live in the UK for one reason or another and need to ship it (I live in Denver).
  3. htownrockets thread starter macrumors member

    Jun 21, 2008
    How old?

    Yeah the guy lives locally.

    I too have been receiving emails form people from the UK.
  4. KingYaba macrumors 68040


    Aug 7, 2005
    Up the irons
    Late 2006 to mid 2007 I think.

    Something seems wrong here...
  5. scienide09 macrumors 65816


    May 5, 2007
    I think you're right. The 2.16Ghz 17" models were Core Duo, not Core 2 Duo. Revisions A and B.

    Not until Rev C did the 17" models come with the Core 2 Duo, but it ran at 2.33Ghz.

    Buyer, you should ask the seller for clarification. Is it a Core Duo model, or a Core 2 Duo MBP?
  6. amusiccale macrumors 6502

    Jun 5, 2007
    With more details from the seller, that sounds possible--it could just be a 15/17 typographical error.

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