My rMBP is in for surgery

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  1. Quackers, Apr 26, 2014
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    Quackers macrumors 6502a

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    :(
    I took my mid 2012 rMBP in to Apple today and, as expected, it failed the IR test.
    It's also got a creaky hinge and the left fan is going faster than the right, so they're going to look at that too (cleaning?).
    I got the Genius to agree that there was not a mark on it ;)
    It should be back in 3 - 5 days.

    I was surprised at the price for the new panel - £414 - I thought they were more than that (though I'm not paying).


    I'm now on my Vaio AR51SU, which, surprisingly has 5GHz capability :eek:
    It's a few years old now so I was surprised by that.
    I thought the Vaio was quite speedy way back when but it's dog slow compared to the Mac.
    And the screen looks decidedly dark and lifeless compared to the retina.

    Ah well, that's life. Roll on Friday!
     
  2. iKrivetko macrumors 6502a

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    Isn't that normal behaviour?
     
  3. Quackers thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    No idea to be honest but the Genius didn't seem to think so :confused:
    I was hoping it might just be a bit dust clogged.
     
  4. Quackers thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Oh :eek:
    They just phoned me and said it's ready!
    That's a quick 3 - 5 days
     
  5. nickandre21 macrumors 6502a

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    wow that's pretty quick, <y early 2013 was in for a mainboard replacement as well as an ssd it took them 1 month to hand it back to me it failed and i got a new one. But then again we dont have apple stores here.
     
  6. Quackers thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    It's back :D Very quick service!
    New screen and smooooooooooooooooth hinges again :D
    It's also had a new left fan and it's all nice and clean inside.

    nickandre21 at least you got a brand new one though you had to wait for it.
     

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