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Anyone here every do something like this? I found this on amazon...


I figured overclock was a much more helpful place than a mac forum.

If you have done a swap could you guys give me some tips? Thanks!
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yeah you're gonna need some tiny screwdrivers and be careful unplugging the cables, other then that its pretty straight forward. if you never took you macbook apart, you can look at the guide at ifixit.com
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yeah you're gonna need some tiny screwdrivers and be careful unplugging the cables, other then that its pretty straight forward. if you never took you macbook apart, you can look at the guide at ifixit.com
I agree Ifixit.com helps alot on the macs. i have replaced a cd drive and a fan on 2 different late 2009 models. the guilds on ifixit helped the first time
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Alright great, but that product i linked you guys too will work fine?
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Alright great, but that product i linked you guys too will work fine?
Depends, what Macbook do you have?
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I have the unibody macbook pro, got it the last refresh. I'm guessing its the latest model.
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Should work just fine as long as you have the MBP 13,15,17 in.
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Alright thanks for the help guys! Really appreciate it!
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