2017

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    Downgrade 2017 models to OS X el Capitan?

    I'm going to buy a 2017, 15.4 inch, i7 Quad Core 512SSD, Macbook Pro with OS X mojave already installed. My question is if I can downgrade it to OS X el capitan (or sierra). I think (but i'm not 100% sure) this model came out back in june 2017 with High sierra. Can I in this case install el...
  2. xtendec

    Same Price Imac 27" 2017 vs 2019 what to buy ?

    Hi, my name Is Juan , im from Argentina. Im going to buy a new Imac in B&H , I have only 1600 dollars to spend. My question is than I could buy The 2019 27" "base" iMac (MRQY2LL/A) or the older MNED2LL/A model. Both are 1600 dollars in B&H 2017 Imac tech spec 3,8 GHZ I5 QUAD CORE 8 GB...
  3. RobbieTT

    iMac Pro - Sudden Failure

    2017 iMP - running fine today and then a couple of minutes after the screensaver kicked in it made a brief static crack noise from the speakers and went dark. Tried the obvious with the power and buttons but no response, visually or audibly. When hooked-up to a power monitor I can see that the...
  4. Eldiablojoe

    2017 15-inch MBP Battery Issues?

    Is there anyone else with a similar battery issue? My battery is starting to run hot and it is burning through charge quickly. I have sat here surfing the web and looking at email for an hour, and it has gone from 100% to 66% battery in that time. It certainly seemed to last longer before. It...
  5. Sebastian79

    13” 2017 nTB MBP for work

    Has anyone been using the 13” 2017 nTB MBP for work for over 2 years on a daily/weekly basis? If yes, how has it aged/survived? Appreciate your input Tnx!
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    MacBook Pro 2017 Freeze randomly

    Hi, I have a MacBook Pro 2017 15in, Configure to order model, A1707, 3.1Ghz, 16GB, 1TB running MacOS Mojave 10.14.5. I've been using this machine for over 6 months now and it worked completely fine. Lately I went on vacation for a week and didn't use it. When I tried to turn it on later the...
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    2017-2019 models screen flickering - macbook pro

    My question is for macbook pro 2017-2019 users: has anyone noticed little short time flickering periods on somewhere of screen? I mean when you are especially on white screen like browsers web pages or blank word document, pixels on somewhere of the screen vibrates like low refresh rate (hz) and...
  8. Sovon Halder

    Catalina on MacBook Pro 2017 13" TB

    Any brave souls out there testing the public beta on the said device? Looking for some info on experience of it such as.. if it makes the device any slower "snappiness" for quick day to day tasks and other sorts, that requires short bursts of CPU.
  9. Jungles999

    iMac 2017

    hi all new here I just bought a 2017 iMac 27 inch with fusion drive and amd 570 pro. It was on sale in the U.K. I’ll primarily use it for photoshop. My old 2011 iMac kept freezing whenever I used photoshop and I guess that’s because it only had 512mb graphics memory This one has 4gb so...
  10. iMacedonian

    Need help choosing SSD for MBA 2017

    Hi all. I want to upgrade the SSD on my MBA 2017 to a ±256 GB. The available options where I live are: 1. SSD M.2 2280 Gigabyte NVMe 256GB PCIe 3.0 x2 (3590 MKD - $65.3) 2. SSD M.2 Kingston NVMe A1000 240GB PCIe 3.0 x2 (3490 MKD - $63.4) 3. SSD M.2 Samsung 860 Evo 250GB SATA III (4230 MKD -...
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    Advice upgrading PCIe and SATA drives on 2017 iMac

    Hi! I have a 2017 27 inch iMac (EMC 3070) with a 1TB fusion drive. I'm wanting to upgrade the storage, and thinking: Upgrade SATA III to: Crucial MX500 2TB (3D NAND, SATA, 2.5 Inch, Internal SSD) Upgrade the PCIe to: Samsung 970 EVO 250GB M.2-2280 SSD Does this seem a good plan? I reckon I can...
  12. YoMedved

    MacBook Pro 15" 2018 (2017?) display glitch

    Hello! I tried to find anything related with this issue but failed. Periodically I have weird glitches on my 15-inch 2018 MBP display. Big white polygons all over the active window (happens mostly in full screen, so they seen across all display). It is very hard to reproduce, it happens...
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    The question for old Macbook pro 13", 2017 NTB users

    Hi everyone. I do like Steve Jobs' era of Apple so that why I still use old Macbook pro 2009, because it never let me down. But now I'm going to do some upgrade after 10 years of using my old laptop. I intend to buy mentioned in the title model. But it is so slippery way with these new macbooks...
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    Which macbook should I buy?

    I want to buy computer for my study. The study, involving creating the cartoon, and lot of reading journal and writing dissertation. I am looking 2015 version for its magnetic magsafe adapter. However, I am concerned with its SSD lifetime (it has been around 4 years). Or, would you recommend...
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    'No Access' issue booting from external drive.

    Hi there! I have a 13" 2017 macbook pro, running High Sierra. I'm trying to boot a cloned Snow Leopard OS (Carbon Copy Cloner backup) from an external drive, but keep getting the 'Prohibited' / 'No Access' icon (see attached image) after I choose the drive in Startup Manager. I've tried this...
  16. HunterCupp

    How To Fix Damaged Display? (Help)

    Hi all, My s/o dropped something on her 2017 13" MacBook Pro and it appears that the backlight or something has been damaged. I consider myself pretty handy and have worked on many phones and computers before but never a portion of a display. I'm hoping to find out what needs replaced & how to...
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    Macbook Pro 13 inch 2017 Retina Flickering screen issues who has the solution???? After update

    Recently after I updated to Mojave 10.14.3 after a while my screen got flickering issues. (never bumped or dropped the Mac). When hooked up to a external display no issues of flickering on both screens. Link to the youtube video of the flickering issues: All the things I already tried are...
  18. AjTee

    Scratched Speck cover from Premium Reseller

    Hello, I have bought Speck cover for my MBP 2017 13 inch. It is new one, but it has marks. Is it normal for this this producent? I know that it is cover and it is only for security, but it is very strange to have such a things from a start of usage.
  19. SourceSunTom

    Macbook Pro Flexgate discussion [Merged]

    My 2016 macbook pro with Touch Bar that i owned since it was release, started a its "flexgate" issue a week ago. Flexgate appears to be an issue caused by very fragile lcd flex cables. The LCD itself is fine, i never dented it or forced on the screen while opening it or anything... Problem is...
  20. AjTee

    Plastic cover for MacBook Pro 2017 - question

    Hello, I would like to buy Tucano Plastic Cover for my MacBook 2017. I have found nice promo on our local shop, but on the website in title is: For MacBook Pro 2016 In my opinion both Mac's tase same dimensions. Will it fit?