new refurb prices on macbooks

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by greendragon, Dec 14, 2006.

  1. greendragon macrumors regular

    Jul 28, 2006
  2. mccldwll macrumors 65816

    Jan 26, 2006
    Isn't it only 50-100 on mbpros and 50 on low end mb? The mid-range mb just adds ram and bigger hd for 150 over old 899 price. Along this line, just how much more is the mb c2d worth than the cd? Is the pre-n that important? Is the c2d much cooler? Anything else? I assume all other early mb issues were resolved by the end of its run.
  3. greendragon thread starter macrumors regular

    Jul 28, 2006
    is 41% off this a good deal? Refurbished MacBook Pro, 15-inch, 2.16GHz Intel Core Duo

    15.4-inch widescreen display (1440x900 resolution)
    1GB (single SODIMM) 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM
    100GB 5400-rpm Serial ATA hard drive
    Slot-load SuperDrive (DVD±RW/CD-RW)
    ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 with 256MB GDDR3 memory
    Built-in iSight Camera
    Front Row and Apple Remote
  4. AppleIntelRock macrumors 65816


    Aug 14, 2006
    I don't know, is it? If apple could get more, they wouldn't have lowered the price.
  5. QCassidy352 macrumors G4


    Mar 20, 2003
    Bay Area
    IMO the refurb MBPs are quite good deals. The c2d version does not really add all that much for the average user.

    4000th post!!
  6. joshwest macrumors 65816


    Apr 27, 2005
    man that sucks i just ordered a 1.83 for 849 and today it drops 50$, i called apple and the lady said call back in the morning and they should take care of it. what do you guys think?
  7. steelfist macrumors 6502a

    Aug 10, 2005
    i agree the mbp cd are great deals. 1399 for a mbp? damn!
  8. bousozoku Moderator emeritus

    Jun 25, 2002
    Gone but not forgotten.
    I saw $1349 for the 15.4 inch 2.0 GHz machines. That's cheaper than my 1.33 GHz G4 15.2 inch PowerBook that I bought two years ago for $1499.

    I think I'll go write a rant about it. ;)
  9. GnarleyMarley macrumors 6502a


    Apr 23, 2006
    Atlanta, GA

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