2012 macbook pro

  1. K

    MacBook Pro + new SSD = continious restarts?

    Hi, hope someone here can help me solve this: I have a 2012 MacBook Pro 16gb RAM, running the latest Mojave OS X. I had a 500gb SSD drive seemingly go bad. Replaced it with a new 500 gb SSD. Running fine until a few days in when screen goes blank and MacBook restarts then 5 seconds later...
  2. T

    Connecting non 4k MacBook Pro to 4K TV / Monitor... what res will display?

    Hi All So, I have a MBP, 2012, that isn't 4k capable, so I was wondering what would happen if I connected my MBP to a 4K TV or 4K Monitor? What resolution, if anything, would be displayed on the device? Reason: I have spotted a great offer for a 40" 4K TV on Amazon. I am not a gamer so am not...
  3. A

    88% design capacity after 1 cycle - New Battery

    Hi everyone, I just replaced the battery of my mid-2012 15" MacBook Pro for the first time. After calibrating it (steps I took below), I checked the battery with coconutBattery and It's showing that the design capacity is around 88%-90% after only 1 cycle. This isn't normal, right? I didn't...
  4. RAJESHWAR

    Suggest best SSD for my Mac Pro 2012

    Dear Friends, I planned to purchase ssd for my Mac Pro mid 2012. Can any one suggest me best ssd brand in India. I googled and found Crucial MX500 500GB 2.5-inch SSD , but I am not sure how it will perform , I need your opinion friends.
  5. redheeler

    The 2012 Retina MacBook Pro - A Retrospective

    Now that Apple has declared the original Retina MacBook Pro to be "vintage", I though I would write up a quick retrospective on the first Mac I ever owned. I recently noticed that many people in this thread were critical of the price at the time. Yes, it was more expensive, but I'd argue...
  6. R

    Macbook Pro hitting 128 degrees

    Description of problem For some reason at random times throughout the day the fan will spin up and the computer will become extremely laggy. Although the indicators say it's hitting 128 the computer doesn't get any warmer. The freezing last anywhere from 10 seconds to 5 minutes. I have attached...
  7. imrazor

    Screen repair options for 13" 2012 Retina

    I just picked up a 13" Retina MacBook Pro 2012 for the bargain basement price of $125. Of course there's a catch - the screen is broken and one USB port is flaky. But it works great as a Mac mini - in fact I'm making this post with it. Given the price point, I'm content to use it as a Mini, but...
  8. J

    BOOTCAMP system _ thread _ exception _ not _ handled (igdkmd64.sys) error

    My System: 2012 MacBook Pro • 2.6GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 • Intel HD Graphics 4000, and • NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M with 512MB of GDDR5 memory (automatic graphics switching) • 1Tb HDD • 8gb ram After the first portion of the install (where it switches from the shell-like GUI to the more...
  9. A

    15mm HDD CD Caddy for '12 MBP

    Hi everyone I'm thinking of putting a 2.5" 15mm thick Hard drive into my '12 MBP. Looking around amazon and it seems CD caddy's will only fit 12.7mm drives. I'm new here so is it possible? Thanks,
  10. dockess22

    Accidentally deleted mounted internal hd from disk utility - need to reinstall OS

    Hi, Had the flashing question mark appear on startup on my 2012 MacBook and tried to erase and start from scratch. I don't know exactly what I did as it's been a few weeks but I did accidentally deleted the internal hd mounted under volumes in disk utility. So now I only see the base volume in...
  11. A

    Buying advice for web developer student - Looking at MacBook Pros 15" from 2012-2015

    So I already have a 2011 MBP that's 11 inches I use as my primary laptop but want to upgrade it to a larger display. I've been getting into web development and while the 11" MBA is awesome the tiny screen isnt great for coding. (And I'll be going to a classroom as a student so an external...
  12. LuluIB

    Need help with crash

    Hi there. 2 days ago my 2012 MacBook Pro crashed and I've Had to do a start up recovery because my mac kept crashing when it was starting. Before it crashed, it froze and I had to press the restart button. Is like to know what the error message was as shown attached. I play a multi player game...
  13. T

    MBP extremely slow, HDD cable replaced, what next?

    Hello! A week ago or so, my beloved sturdy workhorse (Macbook Pro model A1278 mid-2012) became suddenly and unreasonably slow, freezing constantly and beachballing while performing even the easiest tasks. However, before I managed to assess the situation, the infamous flashing question mark on...
  14. steveo_knievel2

    Macbook Pro Mid 2012 DOES NOT read 16 gb of ram.

    Hello all. I have a 13 inch, mid 2012 macbook pro. I grabbed 16 gb ram that fits my system off of amazon to upgrade from just having 4 gb. I installed and I know I did it correctly because it reads both 8 gb sticks but reads them as 4 gb sticks. Is there anything to do be done about this...
  15. dylin

    13in 2012 cMBP and Longevity

    Hello Everyone, Just wondering to see how anyone with a 13inch 2012 classic Macbook Pro is doing. I'm not having any issues so far, and even use it my 32inch BenQ 2560 x 1440 monitor for my work and school. I haven't made the biggest upgrades too it, and upgraded the HDD to a 256gb SSD and...
  16. J

    Which MPB: 2012 non-retina or 2014/15 retina?

    I'm looking at getting a newer MBP to upgrade my Mid-2010 model (15"). The new model is out of the question because I don't want to deal with USB-C. Because I really like the hi-res antiglare screen on my 2010 model, I'm considering getting a top-spec 2012 non-retina model with antiglare screen...
  17. Z

    2012 Macbook Pro 15" - upgrade or buy new?

    Hi guys, I have a 2012 Macbook Pro 15": https://support.apple.com/kb/sp694?locale=en_GB Long time ago I've put 16 Gb RAM. Recently, it started to slow down quite a lot, so considering upgrading with a 250Gb SDD Drive. My questions: a) Do you reckon it is worth investing? b) Or better get a...
  18. N

    Mid 2012 MBP Parts Swap

    So I have two partially broken 15inch Macbook Pro's, an A1286 2011 and an A1286 2012, The 2011 has Anti-Glare Screen but a bad motherboard, and the 2012 has a damaged screen and trackpad. I just wanted to know if it was possible to take the screen and trackpad from the 2011 and put them into the...