(UK) Is the apple store using HE discount the cheapest way of getting the i5 iMac?

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  1. iWoz macrumors 6502a

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    If your a student you can do the Apple Developer Connection. It costs $99 but gives you a significant discount once in a lifetime to purchase a mac. It used to be about 20%.

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    Thanks for this, I called the ADC number for the UK the guy didnt know how much the discount was for a purchase. He suggested calling the Apple store
     
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    From what I remember from previous discussions, although a Mac bought through the ADC is cheaper than the HE Store, for three years warranty you need to buy AppleCare on top - as you get a three-year parts and labour warranty for free with the HE Store, once AppleCare is factored in, the ADC saving isn't so great.
     
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    In further reference to this, Just called the Apple store and they had no idea bout the ADC program and suggested calling the business store... :eek:
     
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    Thanks, Yeah Im thinking of purchasing the Apple Care at a later stage through a 3rd party
     
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    Ok just spoke to someone from the apple store who said that the HE discount is better than the ACD, she said it was 10% but not sure if I believed what she was saying, Can anyone who has the ADC membership confirm the price of an i5 iMac with the ACD price?
     
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    i think so [​IMG] i got 14% through my sister at edinburgh uni
     
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    I believe i got 10percent i was happy with that [​IMG]
     

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