Trade-in my old Macbook Pro? (Australia)

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by bjwok, Mar 27, 2008.

  1. bjwok macrumors newbie

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    Hi Guys,

    I have a question. Last year I bought a Macbook Pro for my job.

    The specs on the machine I bought:

    Macbook Pro 15inch
    2.33 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
    3GB RAM
    160GB 5400rpm HDD

    I’ve just seen the updated Macbook Pro on the Apple site and I am wondering what would be the cost in trading in/upgrading my machine to the following:

    Macbook Pro 15inch
    2.6 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
    4GB RAM
    250GB 5400 rpm HDD
    Apple Remote – are they not part of “what’s in the box” anymore??

    What are my options here guys?

    cheers!
     
  2. alphaod macrumors Core

    alphaod

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    I don't think you can trade in. You can sell you current machine to recuperate the costs of the new one.
     
  3. MacDaddy08 macrumors regular

    MacDaddy08

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    Apple doesn't do trade ins to my knowledge. They would love for you to buy a new one and then "recycle" your old one for free. I wish people would "recycle" their old Macs with me to. Your best bet is to just buy a new one and sell the old one on eBay if you can't live without it. Or you could sell it first, then use the money to buy a new one.
     
  4. creator2456 macrumors 68000

    creator2456

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    Apple Resellers might do trade ins, but you will make the most $$$ by selling it on your own. Also, I suggest not going for the 2.6 since the difference over the 2.5 is negligible, especially at the price. Also, don't upgrade with Apple RAM, buy 3rd party and install yourself.
     

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