How bad do the dents look on my 2010 MBP?

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  1. Bankaimadness, May 19, 2013
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    Bankaimadness macrumors 6502

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    Today I found out my Macbook pro suffered some dents. I been using this MBP for a bout three years now.


    I wonder how detrimental this is to my MBP. Do you think this dent has caused any internal damages?
     
  2. johnnnw macrumors 65816

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    It's impossible to know if it got any internal damage.

    If everything is working, likely not. Just hope nothing pops up in the future.
     
  3. tengtengvn macrumors member

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    My wife had dents on her old 2010, at one point the DVD stopped working. That's why I put a case on my rMBP.

    Judging from your picture, that's where the battery is. I think you'll be fine.
     
  4. syd430, May 19, 2013
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    Check for a concussion first.

    Honestly, not sure why you would think damage like that would have caused damage to something on the inside.
     
  5. TyPod macrumors 68000

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    It honestly doesn't look that bad. Likely to happen if you carry it around places. I highly doubt it did any damage internally!
     
  6. abc123 macrumors 6502

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    Eventually it is bound to happen. I put a tiny (<1mm) dent in my new retina by just tapping it on the corner of the wall. It is like any new product, the first scratch/dent feels awful but after that you relax a bit and can enjoy the product a little more :)

    The aluminium cases dent easily but look much better than plastic, it is a trade off. I very much doubt that there is any internal damage though your resale value probably took a bit of a hit.
     
  7. ValSalva macrumors 68040

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    That's got to make your heart sink. Luckily I've never suffered from a dent to any of the MacBooks I've owned. Is it that easy to put a dent like that in one? They seem pretty rigid to me.
     
  8. janitor1999 macrumors regular

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    Got much bigger dent than that in in the top of my MBP, it got knocked off the desk the day i got it, not had any problems still works fine, and if yours is working ok i wouldn't worry about it. Only downside is would probably effect resale value.
     
  9. ramram55 macrumors 6502

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    mine is liittle bigger too on the lower left side of the key board panel, works fine as long as you do not look at it, you will be fine.
     

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