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Apple Notebooks Apple's notebook computers including MacBook Pro, MacBook, MacBook Air, PowerBook, and iBook.

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Through my Dad's various contacts I can get:

NEW Leopard OS 10.5
Intel Core Duo 2.4Ghz
Preinstalled iLife08
Battery life (upto) 4.5 hours
160GB hard Drive
13.3" TFT


Office 2008 for Mac (£18.00)

Is this a good deal??
Yay or Nay?

Oh, and would I be able to install Final Cut Express onto this system?

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I'd say that's a pretty fair price.
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Yes you could definitely run Final Cut Express. I run in on my 2.0 GHz MacBook and it runs OK.
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That's a good deal, the mid-range MacBook normally starts at £830 and Office 2008 (Home and Student Edition) is £99.95 from Apple, so if you can get it for £18 then that's more than awesome.

And yes to Final Cut Express as well... You will be able to successfully install and use Final Cut Express 4 on your new MB.

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Nice price.
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