I have a 1st gen macbook pro (core duo 2.0) and I have been experiencing the common radeon x1600 graphics issues. It is somewhat usable if I keep the fan speeds up using smcfancontrol but still has artifacts on the screen and the whole computer will lock up every hour or so. I have been thinking of getting a new logic board from apple, since it is out of warranty I was thinking of purchasing it outright for $429. I can install it myself (I already replaced the thermal paste on the processor/gpu). Does anyone think that it is worth the money to fix or should I just sell it as is? I was looking at some MBP's on eBay that went for around $500-600 and some seemed to have the same issues as mine. Also I am worried that Apple is just selling these logic boards that still will be susceptible to the same issues that mine has, that they never addressed the problems with it. I certainly don't want the same thing to happen again to the new board.