Released October 2008 / 2.4, 2.53, 2.66, 2.8 or 2.93 GHz Core 2 Duo Processor

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Is possible to swap my logic board with a newer one?

Hello everybody,

My logic board (Apple Part #: 661-4834, 661-5098, 2.4ghz, as i discovered thanks to ifixit) is suddenly dead.

So i decided to buy a new one but i want to know if is possible to use a newer one, like the 661-4836 2.8ghz or even the 661-5213 (or whatever is possible!).

As far as i can image the ports and the sd card slot are a problem (except for the 661-4836 because is the same), but there are other issue?

thanks in advance!

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If you stay within the same Model number you should be fine. Please give us the last three figures of your serial number or the Axxx number of your machine and we can get you to the correct part. Also why do you think your logic board is bad?

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The logic board is bad because the computer didn't start at all. Even with the magsafe connect I can't check the battery level. Plus an apple repair service told me that the logic board is dead.

My serial is: w88492ld1g0.

I think that i can change my logic board just with the 661-4836!


Apple MacBook Pro "Core 2 Duo" 2.4 15" (Unibody) Specs

Identifiers: Late 2008 - MB470LL/A - MacBookPro5,1 - A1286 - 2255


Looks to me like the 661-4836 will work for you.


thank you!!!


Did the 661-4836 work? I have a bad logic board as well and its the 2.4 Ghz model, I was looking to upgrade it to the 2.8 with the logic board swap.


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