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Best Macbook under about $500?


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Hello. I am interested in purchasing my first Macbook. I would like to post a WTB listing (either a MB, MBA, or MBP) but I don't know exactly what to ask.
I am hoping to use it for a couple months or a year, until I decide to buy a new one from Apple.


I don't have many requirements other than under about ~$500 give or take a little. Although, compatibility with Lion and possibly a glass-trackpad would be amazing.

At least 2GB RAM and 160GB HD or more would be great!

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What do you guys suggest for a moderately cheap Macbook? Should I look on eBay, or post a WTB on the forum?



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I purchased a 2.4ghz 13" MacBook about 6 months ago. 2 gig of ram, 160gig HD...paid $400.

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How do you suggest becoming that? Posting more help? Or just posting more?



Also, do you think I would be able to get a decent deal on eBay, or would you suggest becoming more established here?
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Mac Specs: 2.5GHz i5 MBP, 4GB RAM, 500GB HD, NVIDIA Geforce GT 330m/16GB iPhone 4 in a brick sized otterbox.

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check out Parts and service for iBooks, and all Mac Powerbooks They sell used/refurbished Apple products on the cheap.

Mid 2010 MBP 2.53 GHz i5, 4GB RAM || iPhone 4 16 GB iOS 4.3 (not jailbroken) || Amazon Kindle (graphite display) || HP Netbook running Win7 or Ubuntu || Various iPods
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