Buying used offline?

in Current Mac Hardware edited January 2014
I found a 4 month old Macbook (white) for 1000 OBO here are the specs. Does anyone think this is something good to tool around with till October?

4 Month old Apple Macbook With intel Core 2 Duo. Battery was RARELY used. Everything is in new condition. I was using this for audio production and it worked great, but i need the money and it must go.

Exact Specs:

Processor Brand: Intel

Processor Class: Core 2 Duo Processor

Processor Speed: 1.83 GHz

Front Side Bus: 667 MHz

Mobile Technology: Other

L2 Cache Size: 2 MB

Memory Speed: PC2-5300 (667MHz)

Memory Type: DDR2-SDRAM

Installed Memory: 512 MB

Maximum Memory: 2 GB

Memory Slots Total: 2

Memory Slots Available: 0

Hard Drive Capacity: 60 GB

Drive Controllers: SATA-150

Rotational Speed: 5400 RPM

Optical Drives: DVD / CD-RW Combo Drive:

Play a DVD-Rom at a maximum 8X Read speed

Create a CD-Rom at a maximum 24X Write speed

Create a CD-RW at a maximum 16X Rewrite speed

Play a CD-Rom at a maximum 24X Read speed

Additional Drives: DVD/CD-RW Combo

Sound Support: Digital Audio (16-bit)

Video Chipset Brand: Intel

Video Chipset: Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950

Shared Video RAM: 64 MB

Resolution: 1280 x 800

Screen Size: 13.3 in

Screen Type: Active Matrix LCD (TFT)

Port Connectors:

1 x FireWire 400 port

2 x USB 2.0 ports (up to 480 Mbps)

1 x Mini-DVI port

DVI output using mini-DVI to DVI adapter (sold separately)

VGA output using mini-DVI to VGA adapter (sold separately)

Composite and S-video output using mini-DVI to video adapter (sold separately)

1 x Audio - Combined optical digital audio input/audio line in (minijack)

1 x Audio - Combined optical digital audio output/headphone out (minijack)

1 RJ-45 Ethernet connector

Network Support: Gigabit Ethernet (1000 Mbps)

Wireless Protocol: 802.11g

Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR

Input Devices: Keyboard

Remote Control


Security Features: Kensington Security Slot

Battery Life (average): 6.0 Hours

Number of Batteries: 1

Installed Operating System: Mac OS X Tiger

Included Software:

Front Row

iLife '06 (includes iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie HD, iDVD, iWeb, GarageBand)

Big Bang Board Games

Comic Life

Omni Outliner

Apple Hardware Test

Chassis Color: White

In the Box:


Apple Remote

60W MagSafe Power Adapter, AC wall plug and power cord

Lithium-polymer battery

Install/restore DVDs

Printed and electronic documentation

Height: 1.1 in

Width: 12.8 in

Depth: 8.9 in

Weight: 5.2 lbs

Am asking $1000, OBO.

This comes with everything minus the remote (pretty much useless, but you can find one easily for very cheap) including original install dvd and bundled software dvd, packaging, battery, charger/power adapter, and all manuals. The laptop has been restored to factory settings.



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    deegrawwdeegraww Posts: 8member
    Nevermind I went and got a MacBook from the apple store yesterday. Thanks for all the help.
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