Which Mac Should I Buy???

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by rhcp1253, Jul 19, 2009.

  1. rhcp1253 macrumors member

    rhcp1253

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2009
    #1
  2. thegoldenmackid macrumors 604

    thegoldenmackid

    Joined:
    Dec 29, 2006
    Location:
    dallas, texas
    #2
    Get the refurb and upgrade the warranty. The other one is used.
     
  3. rhcp1253 thread starter macrumors member

    rhcp1253

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2009
  4. MacMini2009 macrumors 68000

    MacMini2009

    Joined:
    May 22, 2009
    Location:
    California
    #4
    Get the refurbished 2.4GHz Macbook and upgrade the RAM to 4GB and a 7200RPM hard drive or an SSD, then it will be faster than that 2GHz Macbook.
     
  5. gavin83209 macrumors regular

    Joined:
    May 24, 2009
    Location:
    Yuuzhan'tar
    #5
    The RAM will cost probably $60 max, and hard drives are about $100 if the capacity is really that important. I'm having trouble filling up my 250 GB, much less a 320 GB. Under basic usage, I would guess that the refurb would still run faster in it's current state. In addition, the warranty will last longer, especially if you buy AppleCare, it will likely be in better condition (if only slightly) and be individually inspected and repaired by Apple prior to shipment.
     
  6. rhcp1253 thread starter macrumors member

    rhcp1253

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2009
    #6
    Is it easy to install RAM in this computer or should I get someone else to do it for me?
     
  7. MacMini2009 macrumors 68000

    MacMini2009

    Joined:
    May 22, 2009
    Location:
    California
    #7
    It's very easy, do it yourself.
     
  8. rhcp1253 thread starter macrumors member

    rhcp1253

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2009
    #8
    Can seone point me in the direction of a guide on how to do so?
     
  9. Jhanson09 macrumors regular

    Joined:
    Feb 24, 2009
    Location:
    kansas city, mo
    #9
    type it into youtube.... i would still highly suggest getting one of the new mbp the much longer battery really is worth the money.
     
  10. MacMini2009 macrumors 68000

    MacMini2009

    Joined:
    May 22, 2009
    Location:
    California
    #10
  11. iphonesrq macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    Aug 31, 2007
    Location:
    Tampa
    #11
    The install instructions for ram & HD also come in your new mac's manuals
     
  12. opera57 macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2009
    #12
    The first one is definitely the best buy. It's easier to upgrade the ram and hdd at a later date when you need to and you have the added security of buying direct from Apple [​IMG].
     

Share This Page