Replace/upgrade a broken motherboard


I have a 15 inch 2009 MacBook Pro, with a 2.53 ghz processor (it uses the integrated nvida 9400M only) with a broken motherboard (water spill).

On the internet I can only find de 2009 2.66 Ghz motherboard (that also has the nvidia 9600gt, as well as the 9400M).

Can I use this 2.66 ghz motherboard to replace the 2.53 one? Will it fit the case? Does the dual GPUs will give any problems?

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The logic boards are very different as the 2.55 GHz unit has a cutout for one fan and the 2.66/2.8/3.06 GHZ model has two (you will need to replace the fan units & heat sink if not supplied with the logic board). Yet the top case part numbers are the same Glossy 661-5244 & Anti-Glare 661-5297. So its physically possible fitting into the case.

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