MBP turned off while rendering

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by notoro, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. notoro macrumors newbie

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    Hello from Rome, i got this mbp 17" i7 8gbram 5 weeks ago from Apple (Roma Est). http://www.apple.com/it/retail/romaest/

    the notebook is in the apple service now. They tried to reset SMC and nothing. It suddenly turned off in the middle of a render, and never started again.

    Is it normal for a mbp to be that unstable? could it be possible that they're selling refurbished products under brand new prices ? and last, if you're a designer who uses the machine in a heavy way (3d renders, motion graphics) what's your experience?

    thanks and sorry for my second-hand english.
    notoro.
     
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    No, it's not normal at all. It sounds like there may be a problem with your logic board or battery. I'm sure Apple will find the problem.
    No, that's not possible. They have a site for selling refurbished products, and refurbished products are as stable as new products.
     
  3. toxic macrumors 68000

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    I imagine there was a manufacturing flaw and something broke prematurely from heat. it happens, unfortunately.
     

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