Is this a good deal?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips, Advice and Discussion (archive)' started by brendel95, May 31, 2005.

  1. brendel95 macrumors regular

    May 23, 2005
    Yesterday, I went to local compusa store and I found out that they still have stock dual 1.8 PM 256MB 80GB 64MB VRAM at $1699. So I ask the apple representative about possible discount and then he asked manager and came up with following

    PM DP 1.8 $1549.00
    Apple Care $249.00
    Total $1798.00

    Is it a good deal?

    I think that the only advantage of this model is dual processor and nothing more (New model has better video card, bigger vram, bigger HDD, faster CPU, and more ram. Even new iMac has better spec than this model except processor)

    Please give me any advice

  2. topgunn macrumors 65816


    Nov 5, 2004
    Thats a good deal for a new dual 1.8GHz. The only thing that would compare would be a refurb dual 1.8GHz for $1499 + Applecare from Apple's online store. For $50 more, I would get the new one. So yes, I think its a good deal.
  3. shadowmoses macrumors 68000


    Mar 6, 2005
    Its a better deal than you would get buying straight from apple but if i were you id save and get the new duel 1.8 the upgrades it features are worth the extra $$$$
  4. a2cute2control macrumors member

    May 31, 2005
    can someone please tell me of this is a good deal...

    12" PowerBook, 640MB RAM, 60GB hard drive, SuperDrive Airport Extreme, $1599.
  5. sw1tcher macrumors 65816


    Jan 6, 2004
    Processor speed?

    Or, just buy from Apple. For $1499, you can get this:

    PowerBook 12-inch 1.5GHz SuperDrive - Apple Certified Refurbished
    512MB DDR333 SDRAM
    80GB Hard Drive
    NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5200 (64MB DDR)
    AirPort Extreme
    Bluetooth 2.0 + Enhanced Data Rates
    1 Year Warranty
  6. Lucky8 macrumors regular


    May 18, 2005
    Which CompUSA did you go?

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