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Originally Posted by guyladouche View Post
If all you care about is appearances, just get a macbook air.
Isn't the MB Air tiny? I'd think he'd want something a bit more sturdy.
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apple student/educators discount...knocks off $100-$200.

http://store.apple.com/us/browse/cam...cid=AOS-US-KWG
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apple student/educators discount...knocks off $100-$200.

http://store.apple.com/us/browse/cam...cid=AOS-US-KWG
Now that's what I'm talking about! +1 rep to you, sir.
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Now that's what I'm talking about! +1 rep to you, sir.

Also, make sure to check the link I posted on my previous post.

B&H have some great prices. A while back they were cheaper than buying from Apple even with the student discount applied.
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post #15 of 84
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I'll copy what I wrote in my second post in this thread.

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It's going to be Apple no matter what. He's an Apple user (my whole family is) but I'm not overly happy paying $1200 for such specs. At the same time, he does want the best experience computers have to offer, so...we'll figure out how to scrape the money together. Stop recommending some non-Apple brand laptops! Thanks.

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Also, make sure to check the link I posted on my previous post.

B&H have some great prices. A while back they were cheaper than buying from Apple even with the student discount applied.
Viewing it now. Is that site safe?
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I'll copy what I wrote in my second post in this thread.

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It's going to be Apple no matter what. He's an Apple user (my whole family is) but I'm not overly happy paying $1200 for such specs. At the same time, he does want the best experience computers have to offer, so...we'll figure out how to scrape the money together. Stop recommending some non-Apple brand laptops! Thanks.

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Viewing it now. Is that site safe?
Yes, I bought my MBP from there. Fast as hell shipping, in all it was cheaper than the Apple Store.

But you will have to compare the total price from Apple and B&H to make the final decision.

Also, no Tax when using B&H.
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Apple
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good performance-price ratio
I cant believe you put these in the same sentence.
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Is there any 17" laptops < $1500? I suppose he can pay those $200-300 for the premium. That's what his girl has and he loves the size of it and said it allows you to multi-task. I'm assuming 1920x1080?

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I cant believe you put these in the same sentence.
Why try to bait? I'm not going to report kids like you, but GROW UP!

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Also, I'm assuming Apple doesn't play World of Warcraft, which is pretty much the only game he plays (until Guild Wars 2 comes out)
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I'll copy what I wrote in my second post in this thread.

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It's going to be Apple no matter what. He's an Apple user (my whole family is) but I'm not overly happy paying $1200 for such specs. At the same time, he does want the best experience computers have to offer, so...we'll figure out how to scrape the money together. Stop recommending some non-Apple brand laptops! Thanks.
That's like saying you want a Mercedez but don't think it's worth the price.

You have to either pay the price or look elsewhere.

As for "best experience" in computers that's subjective to him. Does he want gaming powerhouse performance? Something easy to use but not as powerful? Best is defined differently in both cases.
     
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Isn't the MB Air tiny? I'd think he'd want something a bit more sturdy.
And they're quite overpriced too. But it doesn't change the fact that people love to see others using them. If it's a prestige thing, I'd get an air.
    
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