2.66GHz 17-inch MacBook Pro, $1849 after rebate
MacMall.com is offering the 2.66GHz 17-inch MacBook Pro (model no. MB604LL/A) for $1999. That's a price drop of $500 off the list price of $2499, and until 10/31/09 use this $150 mail-in-rebate offer to drop the price down again to $1849, which is the lowest price we have seen on this Mac model by about $100. Shipping rates start at about $14 and vary by method of delivery. Sales tax applies for residents of California, Tennessee and Wisconsin.
Save a little cash by getting a 15.5-inch MacBook Pro with the same specifications as the 17-inch model, now available for $1699 with FREE shipping at MacConnection.com. That's the same price that Apple is charging for a refurbished model of the same Mac. Take your new MacBook Pro with you everywhere in the Lowepro Slim Factor L notebook carry case, now $27.99.
The 17-inch MacBook Pro has an Intel Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz processor, 4GB of RAM, 320GB SATA hard drive, and NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT graphics card. Other features include a long lasting eight hour battery, 17" TFT widescreen display with built in 8x SuperDrive, Gigabit Ethernet, Airport wireless, Bluetooth and it comes with OS X 10.5 Leopard pre-installed. It is backed by a one year warranty from Apple. Dimensions: (H) 1" x (W) 15.5" x (D) 10.5" ; weight 6.6lbs.