Should I get a SuperDrive, or save $50 and get a faster processor?

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  1. -Xi-

    -Xi- Banned

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    I'm looking at buying a refurb Macbook. I have two options.

    A;
    2.1GHz Core 2 Duo
    1GB RAM
    Combo Drive
    $699

    B;
    2.0GHz Core 2 Duo
    2GB RAM
    Super Drive
    $749

    The RAM is inconsequential, as either would get put up to 4GB. B wouldn't need the upgrade as soon though.

    Which should I go with?
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    You will want a super drive and i have the choice B as my computer and im very happy with it.
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    Can I rip DVD's without the Super-Drive?
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    SiXAXiS Banned

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    Combo drive cant rip DVD's
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    It doesn't matter. The cheaper on sold out already, so my decision is made for me.

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    Super Drive+2.0GHz it is.
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    Axis Super Moderator Staff Member

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    No, ComboDrives CAN rip DVDs, just not burn DVDs.
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    doesn't the super drive one have the better GPU anyways

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    No. The cheaper one had a 2.1GHz Core 2 Duo. The $750 one had a 2.0GHz Core 2 Duo.

    They're both gone now. Of course, just before I placed my order.

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    I'll have to keep an eye open for the next to pop up.
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    he said GPU, not CPU
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    Oh. :facepalm:

    It doesn't matter now. I went with the $750 one with the Superdrive/2.0GHz/Nvidia 9400M.

    It should arrive Monday or Tuesday.

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