Need Wisdom Regarding Purchase

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by comebackdwn, Jan 29, 2009.

  1. comebackdwn macrumors regular

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  2. Tomorrow macrumors 604

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    Looks like it to me. Some will tell you that the NVIDIA 8600 will crap out on you, but I suppose many others will tell you otherwise.

    The newer machine does have some nice tweaks to it, but for $650 extra I'm not sure they're worth it.
     
  3. techound1 macrumors 68000

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    My spouse has one with the NVIDIA 8600 and no crap-outs here. Remember, you'll see more complaints about something than praises. Heck, the savings IS hard to beat.
     
  4. miggitymac macrumors 6502a

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    I got the same model BRAND NEW for $1199 in Canada but, granted, I lucked out.

    I'd say it's a good deal...but only if the link wasn't saying that it's out of stock. :(

    Unless you got the last one, that is...
     
  5. techound1 macrumors 68000

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    Those rotate in and out pretty frequently. If the OP didn't get one this time, they can probably get one within the next few days.
     
  6. castanzarules macrumors member

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    i would say pull the trigger. very nice machine for the price.
     
  7. skubish macrumors 68030

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    I wouldn't get that with that video card. To many reported problems.
     
  8. miggitymac macrumors 6502a

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    The new video cards are not without their own problems

    But if something does happen within two years of purchase, you're covered.
     

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