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

Dan Eveland develand at gmail.com
Wed Nov 13 16:31:44 UTC 2013


This might be a minor mistake:

"includes box, charger, and disks"

There are no "disks" for it. It has no CD/DVD drive at all.

Dan


On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 11:26 AM, Chad Smith <chad78 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Amazon says the screen on that Samsung is 1600 x 900 at 15.6" (118 dpi).
>  The MBP Retina is 2880 by 1800 at 15.4" (221 dpi).  That's a pretty big
> difference - almost twice as much.
>
> *- Chad W. Smith*
>
>
> On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 10:15 AM, Alex Smith (K4RNT) <
> shadowhunter at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> http://dft.ba/-7ayU
>>
>> Don't know about the DPI rating, but this is the same model laptop I
>> bought earlier this year. It's a fantastic rig.
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 10:38 AM, Jason Griffey <griffey at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> 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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