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

Jason Griffey griffey at gmail.com
Wed Nov 13 15:38:18 UTC 2013


Ok, I'm gonna bite on this one:

So: show me an example of a LOT more hardware (same i7, same RAM or more,
same build quality (metal/aluminium unibody construction) with a 15 inch
screen at 220dpi for $1000...in a laptop, of course. Hell, for $1500. What
would your suggestion be?

Jason


On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 8:18 AM, Stephen Kraus <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com>wrote:

> I didn't say they don't sell.
>
> Either way, for price you can get a LOT more hardware elsewhere in another
> format.
> On Nov 13, 2013 2:24 AM, "Eric Wolf" <ebwolf at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> The links I gave were Completed/Sold listings.
>>
>> -=--=---=----=----=---=--=-=--=---=----=---=--=-=-
>> Eric B. Wolf                           720-334-7734
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 11:37 PM, Stephen Kraus <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> 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.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 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
>>>>
>>>> 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>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 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
>>>>
>>>> -=--=---=----=----=---=--=-=--=---=----=---=--=-=-
>>>> Eric B. Wolf                           720-334-7734
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 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:
>>>>> >
>>>>> 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.
>>>>>
>>>>> Apparently Apple doesn't know how to factor in depreciation for the
>>>>> price of their sticker.
>>>>>
>>>>> Way more than I would pay for a year+ old used laptop.  Regardless of
>>>>> the age of the sticker.
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>
>>>>> dtb
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