[Chugalug] OT: MacBook for sale. Too cheap?

Stephen Kraus ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 13 06:37:52 UTC 2013


Apple sellers tend to over value their hardware because the Apple brand
demands a hefty price, and people will pay it.

Not that I would, for that much dough I'd get an ASUS Republic of Gamers or
something with more guts.
On Nov 12, 2013 9:08 PM, "Eric Wolf" <ebwolf at gmail.com> wrote:

> $1000 seems a little low. A quick eBay check says $1699-$1899.
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> http://www.ebay.com/itm/Apple-MacBook-Pro-15-Laptop-Retina-Display-2-6ghz-i7-8gb-256-10-cycles-LOADED-/281205034009?pt=Apple_Laptops&hash=item4179204c19
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> http://www.ebay.com/itm/Apple-MacBook<http://www.ebay.com/itm/Apple-MacBook-Pro-Retina-2-6ghz-i7-15-8GB-RAM-256GB-SSD-MC976LL-A-Certified-/231082983388?pt=Apple_Laptops&hash=item35cd9e7fdc>
> -Pro-Retina-2-6ghz-i7-15-8GB-RAM-256GB-SSD-MC976LL-A-Certified-/231082983388?pt=Apple_Laptops&hash=item35cd9e7fdc<http://www.ebay.com/itm/Apple-MacBook-Pro-Retina-2-6ghz-i7-15-8GB-RAM-256GB-SSD-MC976LL-A-Certified-/231082983388?pt=Apple_Laptops&hash=item35cd9e7fdc>
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> http://www.ebay.com/itm/Apple-15-MacBook-Pro-Retina-2-6GHz-I7-256GB-SSD-8GB-MC975LL-Warranty-Box-/121158202439?pt=Apple_Laptops&hash=item1c35977447
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> On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 2:29 PM, Dave Brockman <dave at brockmans.com> wrote:
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>> On 11/12/2013 4:25 PM, Aaron welch wrote:
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>> http://store.apple.com/us/product/FC976LL/A/refurbished-macbook-pro-26ghz-quad-core-intel-i7-with-retina-display
>> >
>> >  $1899 refurb from Apple with 512GB SSD.  The 256GB to 512GB
>> > upgrade is $300.  So if it is legit, then you are saving about $600
>> > off new. Applecare adds about $350 to the cost of the item and
>> > should be required as repairs on these things is pricey.
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>> Apparently Apple doesn't know how to factor in depreciation for the
>> price of their sticker.
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>> Way more than I would pay for a year+ old used laptop.  Regardless of
>> the age of the sticker.
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>> Regards,
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>> dtb
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