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Less expensive 2012 Mac mini with Fusion drive?

 
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 12:25 pm    Post subject: Less expensive 2012 Mac mini with Fusion drive? Reply with quote

Does anyone here know where I might be able to pick up one of the latest Mac minis with a Fusion drive on the cheap? At a discount to what Apple is offering on their online store, and a discount making it a worthwhile deal.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 1:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The least expensive Mini does is not configurable with the fusion drive unless you do it yourself. Probably your best bet is to surf around the net and find someplace that won't charge you tax.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 2:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for the reply! I know you need one of the Core i7-based Mac minis. I was just hoping to find a less expensive one than Apple offers with the Fusion drive. I probably should have made the subject title more clear on that one. Embarassed
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 8:39 pm    Post subject: Re: Less expensive 2012 Mac mini with Fusion drive? Reply with quote

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Does anyone here know where I might be able to pick up one of the latest Mac minis with a Fusion drive on the cheap? At a discount to what Apple is offering on their online store, and a discount making it a worthwhile deal.
Try B and H in NYC they are pretty cheap.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It looks like Mac Mall beats Apple by $10 buck. They might not charge a sales tax in your state either. You might also try B&H and Mac Connection if they do.

http://www.macmall.com/p/Apple-Mac-Mini/product~dpno~9418771~pdp.iadfeaa
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 6:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I bought one with a Fusion drive today from B&H. MacMall beats their price too, but they charge a sales to customers in Georgia. So I decided to go with B&H. I can't wait to get it now. I haven't used a Mac in a long time. My last one was a G3 iMac in bondi blue running OS 9.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 7:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks! I'm glad to be coming back from the dark side. They almost had me hooked with Windows XP and Windows 7, but Windows 8 is a disaster. I figured that I can run Windows 7 a Mac, so why even look at systems from the likes of Dell or Lenovo? So it's time to get a Mac again. I'll probably even dump Windows 7 once I get everything figured out with Mountain Lion. I'm jut super anxious to get going now.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:30 pm    Post subject: Mac Mini Reply with quote

ReBs wrote:
I bought one with a Fusion drive today from B&H. MacMall beats their price too, but they charge a sales to customers in Georgia. So I decided to go with B&H. I can't wait to get it now. I haven't used a Mac in a long time. My last one was a G3 iMac in bondi blue running OS 9.
Good luck believe me I will not give you incorrect information where to buy.B and H is a reliable company.
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