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Basically the only thing they care about is the CPU, Monitor, Keyboard and mouse. For my sig rig they would give me 47$.
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There will be some people who bought their rigs pre-built that will fall right into this, as an excuse to get a shiny macbook/pro/air or iMac
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Originally Posted by Duplicated View Post
There will be some people who bought their rigs pre-built that will fall right into this, as an excuse to get a shiny macbook/pro/air or iMac
I would hope if somebody is tech savvy enough to go online and find out the value of their components on this site, they would have gone on multiple other ones.
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I would hope if somebody is tech savvy enough to go online and find out the value of their components on this site, they would have gone on multiple other ones.
Doubt they would. Macs are just so shiny that they can't live without one.

No offense to any mac users out there, but 90% of the people that I have met and owned macbooks (air/pro/whatever) only used them for word processing and web surfing. Oh, and let's not forget the bling bling factor of its sleek design

Talking about the world where physical appearance topped quality...
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Doubt they would. Macs are just so shiny that they can't live without one.

No offense to any mac users out there, but 90% of the people that I have met and owned macbooks (air/pro/whatever) only used them for word processing and web surfing. Oh, and let's not forget the bling bling factor of its sleek design

Talking about the world where physical appearance topped quality...
If only the new Macbooks were even attractive.

I miss the black MacBook. I'd still buy one, even with outdated hardware.
post #27 of 113
anyone else notice that the $$ amt apple is offering is only an "estimate" gives them the opportunity to give you less than that...
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Also keep in mind that this is a "PowerOn" service that Apple is providing. I'd be willing to bet that Apple doesn't actually much, if anything, from the partnership in terms of profit.

Helping someone who is frustrated with their Windows PC get rid of it quickly and easily will allow the purchase of a new Mac product to be more impulsive. I assume this is why they offer the service.
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post #29 of 113
Quote:
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If only the new Macbooks were even attractive.

I miss the black MacBook. I'd still buy one, even with outdated hardware.
Long battery life (really?) + lightweight = win
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post #30 of 113
I find this funny because what happens when you upgrade from a year old apple computer to the newer version there isn't a turn in for that however my $2,000 year old core i7 is worth ~$270. What a ripoff!
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