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Originally Posted by XNine View Post
Eh, not saying the price is decent, but hey recycling isn't cheap either. If you're fortunate enough, some states/cities have free recycling days once or twice a year you can take old hardware to for free.
I beleive most states recycle electronics for free now. I know CT does 100% free as it is the manufacturers that pay all of the fees.
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post #92 of 113
HI All,

Since Apple has pissed off all their suppliers by suing them for patent infringemnets this is probably the only way that they can get parts for their new products ;-)
    
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post #93 of 113
It's too little for an i7 rig with a monitor. Recycle your computer by giving it to a family member/friend. It would be much more satisfying.
 
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post #94 of 113
$250?
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LMAO. They can stick this ripoff deal up their behinds, why in hell's name would someone give them an i7 rig for that? So they can re-sell it for 10x that and call it "cutting edge"?

Troll on, CrApple.

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HI All,

Since Apple has pissed off all their suppliers by suing them for patent infringemnets this is probably the only way that they can get parts for their new products ;-)
Spot on.
    
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post #96 of 113
Hey come on! That seems like a good deal, and you can put the 250 towards buying the same i7 wrapped in a shiny case with an Apple logo for 4x the price. Whats to lose?
Edited by pengs - 8/12/11 at 7:13pm
post #97 of 113
Take your i7's to a pawn shop. See what they give you.
 
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post #98 of 113
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I hope nobody falls for this. At least put it up on Craigslist first. That's an abysmal amount for a perfectly good i7 rig. Doesn't the CPU alone cost more then that?
3.0-3.49ghz i7? That's top end! (sans 950/960)
 
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post #99 of 113
Apple isn't buying the computer from you. Well, they are in a sense, but not really. They're paying you so they can recycle it. Recycling computers costs a lot of money, so they're going to pay you a little less than the difference between the value of the computer and the cost to recycle it.
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Apple isn't buying the computer from you. Well, they are in a sense, but not really. They're paying you so they can recycle it. Recycling computers costs a lot of money, so they're going to pay you a little less than the difference between the value of the computer and the cost to recycle it.
True, but why would it ask if it starts up successfully or of its condition? Recovered passwords and if included the O/S disc, you have to ask why does it matter? What more of a process does it take to recycle a old Intel cpu vs a new Intel chip?
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