1. TLD1's Avatar
    Hey, guys...I'm looking to buy a preowned 2012 13" MacBook Pro from a guy locally on Facebook Marketplace. It looks to be as-new cosmetically (as he said), and its not a Retina display model. I'm looking at it because I just need one for general duties around the house and don't need to drop $1500-2500 on a new model.

    Here's what confuses me. I asked him to give me the specs, and he replied:

    2.9ghz Intel Core i7 processor
    8gb RAM
    750gb hard drive

    I'm ignorant of most things Mac...but the i7 processor sounds like a 15" MBP number, and I cannot find any 13" 2012 model of MBP that has 750gb hard drive. Anybody got any answers for that? Is he mistaken, or is this one a "loaded" model?

    He was asking $650...but will sell it to me for $500. Is that a deal?

    Thanks.
    Last edited by TLD1; 05-23-2017 at 04:23 PM.
    05-23-2017 03:35 PM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Either the guy does not know what he's selling or something's fishy, in my opinion. Anyway, when you meet with him, have him power on the device and then maneuver to the System Information section to see the actual listed specs.
    05-23-2017 04:58 PM
  3. TLD1's Avatar
    Either the guy does not know what he's selling or something's fishy, in my opinion. Anyway, when you meet with him, have him power on the device and then maneuver to the System Information section to see the actual listed specs.
    Yeah, D that was my plan. I can't find that configuration anywhere for the 2012 13" MBP with Retina display or no.
    05-23-2017 05:26 PM
  4. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Yeah, D that was my plan. I can't find that configuration anywhere for the 2012 13" MBP with Retina display or no.
    I stand corrected.

    https://support.apple.com/kb/sp658?locale=en_US
    05-23-2017 05:31 PM
  5. TLD1's Avatar
    So...IF the specs are correct, does $500 sound like a reasonable price?
    05-23-2017 09:06 PM
  6. Matty's Avatar
    and its not a Retina display model
    That look like the retina model to me, did you mean to post this? I think the last non retina model was Mid 2012, since thats when Apple had the new design change.
    https://support.apple.com/kb/sp649?locale=en_US

    So...IF the specs are correct, does $500 sound like a reasonable price?
    The top model with everything added in was (For NON-Retina)
    2.9GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 processor
    8GB of 1600MHz DDR3
    750GB 5400-rpm hard drive

    Yes, i would say thats a good deal. $500 is about right. Don't think you would find a better deal especially with those specs. Just make sure the charger is all good. That was one of the weak point for those laptops. Hope the sale goes well. Lets us know
    05-25-2017 01:57 AM

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