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Apple Adds 15-Inch MacBook Pro Models With Radeon Pro Vega Graphics to Refurbished Store

Apple's online refurbished store is now offering discounted versions of the 15-inch MacBook Pro models with Radeon Pro Vega graphics, allowing the higher-end machines to be purchased at a discount.

Apple announced plans to add AMD's Radeon Pro Vega graphics to its MacBook Pro lineup in October when the new MacBook Air models were announced. MacBook Pro models with the new options were able to be purchased in November.


Only the higher-end 15-inch MacBook Pro can be upgraded with the Radeon Pro Vega 16 (+$250) or Radeon Pro Vega 20 (+$350), so purchased new, machines with the new graphics options are priced starting at $3,049.

Apple has a wide selection of MacBook Pro models with Radeon Pro Vega 16 and 20 graphics available. One of the most affordable options, which is a Core i9 model with the Radeon Pro Vega 16, 16GB RAM, and a 512GB SSD, is priced at $2,849, a $500 discount.

A base level Core i7 model with 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, and the Radeon Pro Vega 20 is even cheaper at $2,679, a $470 discount.

There are a number of MacBook Pro configurations available with different RAM, SSD, and processor upgrades, all of which are equipped with the new graphics cards. With the wide range of configurations available, people looking for a discounted MacBook Pro with the Radeon Pro Vega should be able to find what they're seeking with today's update.

Apple even has a maxed out MacBook Pro with Core i9 processor, 32GB RAM, Radeon Pro Vega 20, and 4TB SSD for $5,989, a discount of $1,060.

Apple's refurbished stock does fluctuate, however, so available stock of refurbished MacBook Pro models could sell out quickly. Apple refreshes the refurbished store on a regular basis, and it can be handy to keep an eye on a tool like Refurb Tracker to find specific configurations.

All of the available MacBook Pro models are listed on Apple's refurbished site.

Purchasing a refurbished MacBook Pro from Apple is a good way to get a like-new device at a lower price point. All of Apple's refurbished products are tested, certified, cleaned, and guaranteed with a one-year warranty that can be extended with AppleCare+.

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27 weeks ago
Still feels like these things are over priced.
Rating: 36 Votes
27 weeks ago

even cheaper at $2,679


That would be less expensive.
Rating: 27 Votes
27 weeks ago

Still feels like these things are over priced.


Massively overpriced.
Rating: 21 Votes
27 weeks ago
almost $3k for a refurbished unit? ouch
Rating: 14 Votes
27 weeks ago

haha! pass the dutchie! You can get a brand new razer with RTX for less money and PORTS.

https://www.razer.com/gaming-laptops/razer-blade

Comparing windows machines and macs is a pointless exercise. It’s about the os.
Rating: 11 Votes
27 weeks ago
Now people can buy all the T2 bridgeOS MacBook Pros that were returned.

I usually buy from the refurb store when I can but there is no way I would ever buy a refurbished 2018 MacBook Pro.
Rating: 9 Votes
27 weeks ago
It's sad, but the recent MBPs suck. They are not pro because they still thermally throttle to an unacceptable level. They are sealed and cannot be easily serviced. An otherwise inexpensive part breaks that requires hundreds in repair costs. Cook has led Apple astray from its core competency, which is the Mac. Apple has ignored the Mac for too long. At this point, losing market to Windows is the only way to teach Apple. Speak with your money. Windows isn't that bad.
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Comparing windows machines and macs is a pointless exercise. It’s about the os.

It's not for those who earn a living with their computers. Speed of workflow is the most important thing to them.
Rating: 9 Votes
27 weeks ago

haha! pass the dutchie! You can get a brand new razer with RTX for less money and PORTS.

https://www.razer.com/gaming-laptops/razer-blade


So what? It might as well be powered by nuclear fusion and brew espressos. As long as it runs on Windows it's a deal breaker.
Rating: 8 Votes
27 weeks ago

Still feels like these things are over priced.


You're not calculating in the value added by the inclusion of that awesome Touch Bar™! The Touch Bar™ easily adds $1000 to the intrinsic value of a computer - because it's so Awesome™!
Rating: 7 Votes
27 weeks ago
One little key fails and it costs $800 to fix. Pass. I won't upgrade my 2013 MBP until these products are sane, and I'm not charged a $400 premium for a Touch Bar that I don't want. My 2013 MBP is 5.5 years old and no KB issues. I'll stick with this for ever if I have to.
Rating: 5 Votes

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