How often does Apple add refurb iMac's

Discussion in 'iMac' started by Geolink, Nov 30, 2012.

  1. Geolink macrumors member

    Apr 28, 2012
    New York
    I decided I'm going to get a refurb iMac but currently they only have one refurb 27 inch with some okay specs, not for me.

    So does anyone know when Apple updates avaliable refurbs?
  2. mcpix macrumors regular

    May 13, 2005
    I don't know if there is a particular time of day that Apple adds refurbs, but when I've been in the market for one, I check the refurb site several times a day.

    You can also go to and check out which models were previously available, and how long it's been since they were on the refurb store. They also will send you email alerts when a particular model is in stock, but I can never seem to get that to work correctly.
  3. Apple fanboy macrumors Penryn

    Apple fanboy

    Feb 21, 2012
    Behind the Lens, UK
    Can be any time of day. Best to buy as soon as you see what you want as they don't hang around for long.
  4. Geolink thread starter macrumors member

    Apr 28, 2012
    New York

    Made this thread last night, and Apple only had one low-mid range iMac in the refurb section. Randomly checked back a few minutes ago and they had the exact iMac I was looking for!


    Oooh yeahh!!!
  5. ivbaseball06 macrumors member

    Nov 20, 2010
    For future reference, this alert system works really well:

    It checks every minute, so when the iMac I wanted popped up it told me within 1 minute via email. Highly recommended.
  6. Incindium macrumors member

    Apr 3, 2009
    Yeah they all models of Refurbs in stock yesterday. It resulted in some more indecision for me for a while till I finally decided on a new 27" 2012 iMac instead of the refurb.

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