Linked by David Adams on Mon 25th May 2009 21:22 UTC
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RE: hardware NOT more reliable
by tyrnight on Mon 25th May 2009 22:57 UTC in reply to "hardware NOT more reliable"
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you just had a bad run of luck..

I actually buy the Refurbs from apple and they definitely are SOLID.. Im on Macbook pro 17" #2 (just cuz I like to upgrade) and Im waiting for the unibody 17" to make its way into the refurbs.. cheaper price and the warrantee is the same..

I would Definitely recommend the refurbs

Edited 2009-05-25 23:03 UTC

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