1. TLD1's Avatar
    After coming close to buying a MacBook Pro several times in the last few years (each time intimidated by the price), I have finally found what I hope is a great deal from a local seller.

    Late-2014 13" MBPr

    2.6 GHz Intel Core i5 (Haswell)
    8GB of Onboard 1600 MHz DDR3L RAM
    128GB PCIe-Based Flash Storage
    Integrated Intel Iris Graphics
    13.3" LED-Backlit IPS Retina Display
    2560 x 1600 Native Resolution
    802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
    Thunderbolt 2, USB 3.0, HDMI
    FaceTime HD Camera, Dual Mics
    Includes Mac OS X 10.10 or OS X 10.9

    Includes a case, cover and keyboard cover.

    All for $800.

    It's supposed to be in like-new condition, but I'll see it tomorrow night. I've talked to the seller, and he's a college kid that goes to a local tech college and is in need of money fast to cover a school issue. Sounds to me like a heck of a deal, if it's legit (and it seems to be)..what do you guys think?
    03-20-2015 01:16 PM
  2. kch50428's Avatar
    Saw similar ones selling for $1k to $1.2k
    03-20-2015 01:21 PM
  3. TLD1's Avatar
    Saw similar ones selling for $1k to $1.2k
    Kinda what I was thinking. This would be my first real Mac. I had s MacBook two years ago, and simply couldn't get comfy with it compared to the PC I had at work.

    I'm going to give this one a chance & try to learn it since I hear of how intuitive they are. My main use is very basic surfing, email, and such...no graphic design or video stuff...but there's the chance I'll be doing some article/sermon writing soon for my ministry in my church...so I want a good computer.

    Do you guys think I made a good choice with the MBPr?

    At that price, worse case scenario I can always get a return on my money if I sell it! I
    03-20-2015 01:39 PM
  4. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    That seems like a good deal. It's last year's model and a very similar one is listed on Apple's refurb site at $979. It still should be within its one year warranty which is good and means you could even purchase AppleCare on it to extend the warranty for another two years.
    Yoddy likes this.
    03-20-2015 01:56 PM

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