MacBook Pro GPU failed for the second time

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Teej guy, Dec 16, 2008.

  1. Teej guy macrumors 6502a

    Aug 6, 2007
    I am about to send in my MacBook Pro for the second time in a year as the replacement GPU has just failed. This is going to make Christmas shopping and comparison much more difficult.

    I have heard of people sometimes recieving compensation for this level of inconvenience...should I be asking for something? Not something as drastic as a new machine (the screen on mine is PERFECT), but I have been looking to buy Logic Studio...

    (keeping in mind I have full Apple Care)
  2. Kaupa macrumors regular

    Apr 16, 2008
    Well, after my 3rd repair (fan,screen, logic board, trackpad changed) I got a coupon for the Apple store which was 120€ ($160US)...
  3. drichards macrumors 6502a


    Nov 30, 2008
    I've had mine fail a couple times now, they'll get it right sooner or later.
  4. amoda macrumors 6502a

    Aug 9, 2006
    My 1.83CD had the logic board fail once.
    My 2.2 C2D had it fail thrice.
    My 2.4 C2D unibody has yet to fail, if the news going around the internet is right it's only a matter of time before it does.

    I sold my 1.83 and bought the 2.2. After the 2nd failure they upgraded my 2.2 to a 2.6. After that failed (and 3 screen replacements) they gave replaced it with a unibody.

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