macbook pro, 4,1 made aug 2008, is the gpu safe? also..

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by hansolo1999, Mar 13, 2009.

  1. hansolo1999 macrumors newbie

    Mar 13, 2009
    hello everyone, im new, i read this site a lot and just now i decided to register, i was concerned about my macbook pro which i bought in october 2008 at best buy,
    the man date is aug 2008 and its v 4,1, is the gpu problems fixed? ( 8600m gt 256 mb)

    also, do the apple store take trade ins towards new systems? for ex can i bring this one back pay a difference and get a unibody one?

    thanks a lot for you help
  2. crazzyeddie macrumors 68030


    Dec 7, 2002
    Florida, USA
  3. hansolo1999 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Mar 13, 2009
    hmm didnt know that, thats no good,
    than what option do i have?
    should i force mine to die, 3 times, so i get a new one from applecare before its expired?
    i dont want to be stuck with a graphic card that could die any second, unless mine is safe...
  4. drlunanerd macrumors 68000


    Feb 14, 2004

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