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As usual, Apple continues to rip off users.
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I wonder what they'd do if I said I was sending in a piece of crap PC, and sent them their own desktops.
Edited by Madman340 - 8/11/11 at 10:40am
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Lol core2duo got ZERO value
core2quad = $75
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Why does it matter what condition it is in or if it comes with an OS disc if it's just going to get 'recycled' anyways?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Seeing Red View Post
Why does it matter what condition it is in or if it comes with an OS disc if it's just going to get 'recycled' anyways?
For them, recycled = refurbished in brand-new cases and resell them as pre-built "brand new". Profit
Edited by Duplicated - 8/11/11 at 10:45am
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Originally Posted by Seeing Red View Post
Why does it matter what condition it is in or if it comes with an OS disc if it's just going to get 'recycled' anyways?
Don't you see? In a year or two, they can pop the 2009-gen i7 into their new Macbook line, and sell it for ~$1,500. It's basically what they've been doing, single exception being the Sandy Bridge lineup. They must be running low on inventory to be offering such a great opportunity to sell our CPUs!
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Originally Posted by james_ant View Post
Basically the only thing they care about is the CPU, Monitor, Keyboard and mouse. For my sig rig they would give me 47$.
Well, I will top that! I'll give you $48!

I am actually physically sickened by this. I know there are people out there right now looking at their Dell that they paid $750 for a year ago and jumping for joy that they can get a $100 for it if they trade it in for a $2000 Mac.
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post #38 of 113
seems like apple is just bending everyone over these days
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My poor desktop...
    
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Also keep in mind they are not actually offering any cash for this, they are offering payment in the form of gift cards.
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