How much do you think my MacBook is worth?

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asked Jul 11, 2012 by josephLtech (1,696 points)
Hello, I have been saving up to a Retina MacBook Pro. I am planning to sell my current macbook to help raise funds for it. But I was wondering what you would price it at. It's a MacBook White Unibody Late 2010 with the following things

 1. Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz
 2. 4GB of Ram (I am planning to include the original 2GB Kit)
 3. A Mini-Display Port to HDMI Adapter
 4. Charger (I do not have the extension cable, just the main cable)
 5. Stock 250GB 500RPM HDD
 6. Runs OSX Lion

So what do you think that's worth? Feel free to ask of any specs I may not of mentioned. Any estimates are appreciated thanks!

4 Answers

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answered Jul 11, 2012 by Callum Lord (506 points)
I would say; around $400-600. That also depends if the Macbook has been well looked after and has no dints, damage, scratches or scuffs.

Callum Lord
+1 vote
answered Jul 11, 2012 by DJ Scooby Doo (9,656 points)
Eh probably in the same mark as @Callum Lord. I have a Pro, 2010 model but I upgraded the RAM, and the HDD. I'd probably get $600-700 if I'm lucky.
commented Jul 11, 2012 by josephLtech (1,696 points)
Fits my original estimate... sadly.
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answered Jul 11, 2012 by jadtechnic (2,001 points)
loddly all my searching and looking  for this mcbook I can not find  one that is priced over $200 and the most of them are  priced $150 right now with the specs your giving ..

even  the apple store is give a resale value of $200 on that machine at this time, the resale value on mcs has tanked since last year at this time big time tanked last year these same machines had a resell value of upwards of $1500.

I supose you could luck out and find some willing to pay more and you can find plenty who will stomp up and dow ans swear  that they will sell far higher how ever that just dont make it so .. my guess is the higher volume apples sells the more resale value will drop simplly because there are more to be found ..
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answered Jul 11, 2012 by jadtechnic (2,001 points)
the old saying you dont have a gold mine there true enough hold true for apple as it does PC or anything else today , you dont have a gold mine there no more all you have is a computer they are not all that uncommon in todays world  nearly everyone has more then one some have  more then 4  and even 10 of them in a single house hold ..

with Iphone Ipod and I pad that holds true even for apple  today , the saying its all about the experience is  gone kinda old too as they all have the experiences today , be it android, linux, apple , Google chrome even Microsoft  who is  working on a new experience for them selves ..

this is a good part of what the era of cloud computing is about , any company can provide the experience..
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