Macbook Pro Motherboard help?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by JasonBourne1, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. JasonBourne1 macrumors regular

    Apr 29, 2009
    I have a Macbook Pro (not the unibody, the one before) and the motherboard appears to have died even thought I bought in 2008. Went to the Apple store who ran diagnostics and quoted me £300+ to replace it. I even asked them to check the graphics to see if it might be that, (might be covered) but they said it wasn't.

    So, what do I do?
    Shall I spend £300+ to get it fixed?
    Are there any Mac part retailers in the UK and replace it myself?
    Has anyone been in a similar situation?

    Any suggestions?

  2. Niz macrumors newbie

    May 4, 2010
    I'm in that exact same position with the same MBP too. Mine just died when I initiated a Restart.

    I would like to look for a board on eBay and install it myself, but I don't think I'm up to the task. I might wait for the new Ivy Bridge notebooks.

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