Just bought a refurbished 17"

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by HasanDaddy, Jun 12, 2012.

  1. HasanDaddy macrumors 6502a

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    Who knows if the 17" will see life again? I, personally, thought it was pretty extreme of Apple to take it off its website (like a horrible breakup, or something?) - even years ago when the 15" wasn't updated to the unibody, they still left the old model for sale

    Anyhoo - I had a 2010 17" (2.6 ghz dual core) and I found the refurbished models from a link that someone posted here - I just bought this one -

    http://store.apple.com/us/product/G0NG3LL/A

    I figure a 2.5 ghz Quad Core will last for quite a while - from there, I'm going to take this beast over to MCE in Brea, CA, and soup it up even further - I'm planning on putting in a 512 gig SSD, along with taking the SuperDrive out and putting in another 512 SSD, along with 16 gigs of RAM - it'll be a killer beast -

    http://store.mcetech.com/Merchant2/...t_Code=OBSXGB-UNB&Category_Code=STORHDOPTIBAY

    LONG LIVE 17!!!!
     
  2. Bazzy macrumors regular

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    Hi!

    Congrats! I too got one a few weeks ago & I am glad I now did - I have just got so use to the large screen size!

    Bazzy!
     
  3. danetello macrumors 6502

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    Yeah I love the large 17" screen size. I suppose since Apple is a business, their main objective is to make money, and maybe the 17" Macbook Pro wasn't selling enough to justify keeping it in their product line.
     
  4. HasanDaddy thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    I still have a feeling that they'll release an OLED 17" someday, but until then, it's not worth the risk of possibly waiting (lol)

    I'm excited to continue this love affair with LapZilla!
     

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