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macbook pro (15-inch early 2011)

  1. beth.null

    Reseting PRAM. Mission: impossible.

    Hi! I have a early 2011 macbook pro with a failed AMD GPU and I'm trying to fix it following the instructions of that MacRumors thread. However I'm in a dead end trying to resetting the PRAM. I need it in order to reset the startup disk and make the laptop boot from OSX which has been...
  2. AppleMacFinder

    MBP 1,1-10,2 Force 2011 MacBook Pro 8,2 with failed AMD GPU to ALWAYS use Intel integrated GPU (EFI variable fix)

    If you don't have time to read my story (which also describes some interesting technical approaches) just scroll down this thread until a "100% WORKING SOLUTION" text Discrete AMD GPU of my 2011 MacBook Pro 8,2 has finally failed because of the reasons mentioned here (...
  3. allener

    Should i fix my broken 15" 2011 macbook pro or sell as is

    My macbook pro broke a while ago and we took it into the apple store and they said that there was something wrong with the part that charged it but i would be really expensive to fix. So should i sell as is or fix it my self then sell it? What would i get the most out of it for and is it worth...
  4. WhateverDewd

    MB Pro 15" - Early 2011 - Shutting down during boot

    So after switching out the original RAM, and replacing the original battery, my macbook booted perfectly, and everything seemed normal. Battery charged, RAM was registered and nothing else bothered me. Now, two days later, it's a whole different story. The machine is having trouble booting up...
  5. T

    MacBook Pro 2011 Graphics Issue

    Hello all, My issue is that on the startup screen there is a section of distorted pixles that flashes up for a few seconds, you can see exactly what I mean in the photo attached (note that the green tinge does not occur anymore) This is a early 2011 MacBook Pro. I have added a Samsung SSD 840...
  6. tromboneaholic

    MacBook Pro (15-inch Early 2011) anomalies

    Just now installed it on my laptop to see if there are issues with After Effects and Premier before I upgrade my newer iMac that I use for actual work. I noticed a couple of OS issues on this machine though: 1. Arabesque screen saver stutters. I'm getting ready to run Geekbench to see if...