Value of Original Intel iMac? (+G5 iMac)

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by applefan1997, May 23, 2010.

  1. applefan1997 macrumors 6502

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    There's one for sale locally, and they're asking $350. It is a 17" 1.83GHz model, although I forget whether it was a Core Duo or Core 2 Duo. It has the keyboard and mouse. It seems to run fine, although it has a small crack on the screen, making about three black spots on the top left screen totaling about 2-3 sq. inches, along with a few whitish lines. It actually is not that large, and it is completely useable. Is it a fair price?
     
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  3. applefan1997 thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Ah, OK. How much would they usually go for, though?
     
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    Agreed - that's not a good price. I've seen ones in that range with no screen issues. Keep looking, you'll find a better deal.
     
  5. applefan1997 thread starter macrumors 6502

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    The crack was actually longer than I remembered. It was a Core Duo. Either way, I let it go.
    I am looking at a 17" G5 iMac now. It is a 2GHz with 1GBRAM, and apparently a 500GB HD and new logic board. They're asking $200. Go for it?
     
  6. alust2013 macrumors 601

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    I would say that's a good price for that. I looked it up on mac2sell.net and it listed for $220, so it sounds like a good deal. Should give you a pretty nice performance boost too
     

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