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Default Did i get a good deal on my mini 9? - 09-04-2010, 12:53 AM

I bought my mini 9 off ebay for 140$ broken. I knew i could fix so i bought it and fixed it. It only is the 8gb model. Tell me what you think. Thanks.
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Default 09-04-2010, 02:45 AM

How broken? To me, $140 is alot for a broken netbook. But if it's well-equipped and the fix is cheap, then sure.


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Default 09-04-2010, 04:03 AM

Depends of course how much, (if anything), it cost you to fix it, doesn't it? and as Reflex said, the spec.
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Default 09-04-2010, 12:04 PM

These models were most recently going for about $190 new, but of course you can't get them that way anymore. If you can fix it up for less than $50, then sure, you have something nice.


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Default 09-04-2010, 05:04 PM

Yah the guy filled the hdd up so he got a bsod. All i had to do was reinstall the os. So it cost me nothing. I payed a bit more for it because he said he thought it was 16gbs. Well it wasnt. So he said he would refund me the amount i payed extra. I am not trying to rip him off, so i would like to know the price difference between the 16gb and the 8gb models. From there i should be able to come up with a fair refund. Does anyone know what the price difference was between the two models?

Thanks for your help.
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Default 09-05-2010, 01:52 AM

the Mini 9's dont have hdd only ssd, second, I would say $20-$25 would be a fair refund


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Default 09-05-2010, 03:01 PM

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Mini 9's dont have hdd
sorry i meant ssd

Thanks for the refund information
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