MacBook 2010 and MacBook Pro's share NVidia problem?

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by Trekker2014, Feb 1, 2016.

  1. Trekker2014 macrumors newbie

    Nov 17, 2014
    I have an old MacBook Pro from 2008 that, while its the best computer I've ever owned, it fell victim to the so-called "NVidia problem" that has become well known. My question is, will a 2010 MacBook have the same problem? I've got my eye on an old 2010 MacBook for a good price and I'd like to know if it could have the same problem down the road. Thanks.
  2. amors macrumors member

    Jul 14, 2013
    I have Mid 2010 MacBook. Works without problems.
  3. BrettApple macrumors 65816


    Apr 3, 2010
    Heart of the midwest
    The 13" MacBook line really hasn't had any large GPU failure issues that the 15" has seen because they don't use dedicated cards.

    The 9400m/320m are very solid cards in the last models of White MacBooks. They shouldn't pose an issue. Ive got late 2008 and mid 2009 models under my care that are still going strong. The 2010 should be no different.
  4. T5BRICK macrumors G3


    Aug 3, 2006
    The GPU issues in Apple notebooks so far have been limited to the discreet GPU models. MacBooks all have integrated GPUs.

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