Replacing macbook 5.1 mobo

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by thl9x9, Jun 25, 2015.

  1. thl9x9 macrumors newbie

    Jun 25, 2015
    Hey, i have a macbook unibody late 2008 and it need a new mainboard,but i cant find it anywhere in my country(vietnam),so can i replace it with mbp2009 or mb2009 or 2010's mobo cuz i think it have the same a1278 number(i dont know it is)? Please help me,thanks.
  2. ApolloBoy, Jun 26, 2015
    Last edited: Jul 10, 2015

    ApolloBoy macrumors 6502a


    Apr 16, 2015
    San Jose, CA
    They will not, the 2009 13" MBP and onwards added a Firewire 800 port, SD card slot and non-removable battery among other things, so there's absolutely no way those logic boards will work with your aluminum MacBook. Why not just order online if you can't find one locally?

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