Swap a 2011+ motherboard into a 2008 Late Unibody?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by waloshin, Nov 22, 2013.

  1. waloshin macrumors 68040

    waloshin

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    Can I Swap a 2011+ 13" Macbook Pro motherboard into a 2008 Late Unibody Mac?
     
  2. Dadioh macrumors 65816

    Dadioh

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    No. All of the internals are different. Battery connector, Cables, screw attach points, sleep sensor.... Won't work unfortunately.
     
  3. waloshin thread starter macrumors 68040

    waloshin

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    So the only motherboard that would work is a 2008?
     
  4. Dadioh macrumors 65816

    Dadioh

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    Yes. It needs to be the exact model of logic board you have. It will be printed on the board. 820-xxxx. Something like that.
     

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