Good buy? version.olderBlackMacBook

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  1. fridexter

    fridexter Active Member

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    My brother is going off to college in the Fall and I was planning on buying him a Black MacBook in the summer. Keep in mind that there's usually a back to school promotion of a free iPod up to a $200 value and $70 free printer.

    However, my school is currently doing a closeout clearance for the last model Black Macbook's. Specs are as follows:

    - 2.2Ghz
    - 13.3" Display (Glossy)
    - 1GB RAM
    - 160GB HD
    - SuperDrive 8x

    Best part is the price of $999. Normal price is $1399.

    There's no real need for a laptop for him right now. I'm just wondering if it's realistic to expect any big improvements like an LED display or maybe even a major revision during the summer.

    And if not, is the price solid enough to justify purchasing an older unit like this? What do you guys recommend. :)
     
  2. nsxrebel

    nsxrebel New Member

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    Where are you located at?
     
  3. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    there is supposed to be a major revision of the macbooks and macbook pros sometime this summer/soon according reports...

    so it's up to you.
     
  4. fridexter

    fridexter Active Member

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    SoCal :noes:
     
  5. fridexter

    fridexter Active Member

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    artistry727 OT ftw

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    wow I payed $1500 get that shit. Blackbook ftw
     
  7. nsxrebel

    nsxrebel New Member

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    where in SoCal?
     
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    sure, there are bound to be revisions/improvements, but if you wait to always be on top of the game youll never buy. I say hop on that deal.
     
  9. fridexter

    fridexter Active Member

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    I figured as much. I ended up buying the last 2, one for each of my siblings. I'm sure they're going to end up learning to love OSX as much as I do.

    And these were purchased at the UCLA Computer Store. Clearance sale.

    :)
     
  10. Kortiz-DZ

    Kortiz-DZ Resident Nigerian Lipper OT Supporter

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    Where the fuck do I get a sibling that cool?
     

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