Santa Rosa 2.4ghz MBP keeps freezing? (15")

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by SupraSaiyan, Feb 25, 2011.

  1. SupraSaiyan macrumors newbie

    Jul 25, 2007
    Recently when my mbp goes into screen saver, it will just freeze. The mbp is still on but I can't do anything but power it down. It works fine after I reboot but once it goes into screen saver, shortly after it will freeze again. Is this a common issue? I'm using Snow Leopard.

  2. skiffx macrumors 6502a

    Feb 5, 2008
    Dont use the screen saver, just put the display to sleep instead (w/o putting computer to sleep)
  3. mfram macrumors 65816

    Jan 23, 2010
    San Diego, CA USA
    I would like to point out that the Santa Rosa MBP is the one with the defective graphics chips. Maybe yours finally bit the dust. Maybe Apple will do something about it since there was a recall on those computers.

    I'm in the same boat, have a Santa Rosa MBP as well. Luckily, mine has been stable.
  4. skiffx macrumors 6502a

    Feb 5, 2008
    Quite possibly, I had everything replaced in my Penryn already once.

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