Hi all, I currently have a base model 2015 MacBook Air that I am beginning to grow out of. I have used it for college, which has been great, but I am about to graduate and it is showing its age. I have been getting more into photography and this is quite taxing on it. I will be working at a firm that will give me a computer when I start in a few months so my Mac won't be my primary machine anymore, just my hobby machine. I am looking for something with more power, but I don't like the new MBP and I can't really imagine spending $1,400 or more on a 2015 MBPr just to get a base model with a 256GB SSD. I was browsing the refurbished store and noticed that Apple has some mid-2012 MBP's on there with a Core i7. I know I can add in an SSD and up to 16GB of RAM. Are these still a viable option in 2017 (upgraded of course)? I don't mind not having the thinnest and lightest or a Retina display.