Released June 2012, Model A1278. Intel processor with Turbo Boost, Up to 512 MB DDR5 Video RAM

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It was dropped and has a broken hinge pin from the display!

The display still works but the drop broke the left hand hinge pin out of the display; snapped the cheap pot metal and all. Am I stuck buying the entire display assembly. This is still in warranty but of course they won't cover this!

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If you've broken the frame (which is Aluminum, not pot-metal) then the frame must be replaced (a major DIY project). If you've broken a clutch (Apple speak for hinge) that would have to be replaced. If you've also damaged the Display cover that too would need replacement.

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