Experienced Mac User Advice..Please!!
My friend is trying to sell me his MacBook for $350. I have always had a pc and am not very tech savy so can someone tell me if this is a bad deal, ok deal, or great deal at the going rate for a Mac. Here are the specs
2008 Apple MacBook 13" White Intel Core 2 Duo T7200, 2.0 GHZ, 1GB, 160 Gb Hard Drive, DVD Burner, Wi-fi, Camera, Mac Os 10.6 Snow Leopard and Ilife. Latest version of Microsoft Office also installed.
I attached a picture as well of it. Thanks for the help!
- 04-18-2012, 02:07 AM #2iPhone Intermediate
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for $350 and no problems that sounds great. Mac or PC regardless I'd go by the specs. If they specs are suitable for ya I'd get it.
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- 04-18-2012, 07:52 AM #3
Keep in mind that you probably won't be able to upgrade the os on it. Lion is already almost a year old, and Mountain Lion is due to be released in the next few months. There are more and more programs that won't run on the older versions of the os, as well as things that simply won't work on it.
- 04-18-2012, 08:00 AM #4
I have an 08 Macbook as well and I would pick this thing up in a heartbeat.
That is a killer deal, and I would definitely grab it.
You can easily upgrade the hard drive and memory in it for rather cheap and have a nice Mac for yourself!
- 04-18-2012, 09:27 AM #5iPhone Genius
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It's a great machine... and if it has no obvious issues, I'd go for it... but you have to understand, as Alli intimated, it's 4+ years old... which means it approaching end of life. Four years old is ancient by technology standards... then again, it's $350 for a Mac... iPhone 5 (Black.32GB.AT&T) iPad Mini (Black.32GB.WiFi) iPad (3Gen.Black.64GB.AT&T) MacBook Pro (15" 2012.Retina Display.i7) iMac (21.5" 2011.i5) AppleTV (3Gen)
- 04-18-2012, 04:02 PM #6