So i found a 15" rMBP on craigslist, looks to be in mint shape. $1700. It is before the silent refresh though, and only 512mb on the graphics. However its the 16GB RAM and 500SSD. New though, i could get the base 15" rMBP for 2000 on tax free weekend. with $100 itunes giftcard... so nows its really just a matter of used: $1700 2.6 GHZ 16GB Ram 512MB dGPU 500SSD fact that its used.. new: $2000, plus $100 itunes giftcard and il wait for tax free weekend 2.4 GHZ 8GB Ram 256 SSD brand spanking new out of the box 18 months financing with no interest..