Macbook Pro Logic Board

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by MSEHackett, Sep 9, 2011.

  1. MSEHackett macrumors newbie

    Sep 9, 2011
    I have a Macbook Pro - 2.4Ghz, A1286, 5,1 Late 2008. I would like to replace the motherboard. Can I replace it with a 2.8Ghz ?????

    I appreciate any help on this...

  2. Detrius macrumors 68000

    Sep 10, 2008
    Asheville, NC
    If it's out of the exact same model, then I would expect so.
  3. snaky69 macrumors 603

    Mar 14, 2008
    Probably, but it definitely wouldn't be a very cost effective way to increase power.

    And to be honest, in day to day tasks, you'd be hard pressed to see the difference between the 2.4 and 2.8ghz setups.
  4. old-wiz macrumors G3

    Mar 26, 2008
    West Suburban Boston Ma
    The logic boards are very expensive, tend to run close to $1K, plus re-connecting everything would be a nightmare. If you are a PC technician, then fine, but why? The difference in speed in the cpu wouldn't be noticed unless you are running extreme cpu all day long, and it would probably overheat anyway.
  5. echosky81 macrumors newbie

    Jun 7, 2011
    Pretty much what he said.

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