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  1. #1

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    Dec 06, 2006
    Defective Batch of New Gen Macbook 2.0 intel ghz?
    Ive heard and read some stories on this board about how the new gen of macbook with the 2.0 intel ghz have some defects?

    this isnt surprising as products from the first batch or str8 off the launch of a new model often do have problems...

    is there any validity to this or is it just a rumor?

    i neeed to know asap as i am planning to get a mac soon

  2. #2

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    Jul 22, 2003
    Hamilton College
    20" iMac C2D 2.16ghz, 13" MacBook 2.0ghz, 60gb iPod vid, 1gb nano
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    kgeier82's Avatar
    Member Since
    Dec 01, 2006
    MBP 2.4/2GB/200HD/256 8600gt
    i havent heard word one about defects in the c2d mb. and ive been looking.

    these machines may be the first batch with the c2d inside, but are in no way the first revision mb. the first gen had their troubles, but id say just go for it if your looking at the c2d.
    2.4ghz Unibody | Hitachi 320GB 7200 | 256MB 9600gt

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    cryption's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 29, 2006
    College Station, TX
    Black Macbook 2.0 intel duo, 1gig ram
    my c2d mb is holing up allright

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    D3v1L80Y's Avatar
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    Feb 02, 2004
    Claims of "widespread defects" always make me chuckle and think of this:
    The Apple Product Cycle

    Quote Originally Posted by Apple Product Cycle
    A minor, rarely occurring flaw in the device begins to be discussed in the Apple support forums. Whiny, artistic types post lengthy diatribes about how this terrible design flaw has made the device unusable and scarred them emotionally. Electronic petitions are created demanding that Apple replace the devices for free, plus pay for counseling to help traumatized users overcome their emotional distress.
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