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1.5 Core Solo, 1.66 or 1.83 Core Duo, or 1.83 or 2 GHz Core 2 Duo processor. This covers the first Intel-based Mac Mini models from Early 2006 to Mid 2007.

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I fried my video card. Can I upgrade the logic board?

I have no video output from my Mac Mini after a short in a power point adapter. I can access the Mac Mini via screen sharing over the wireless network from my MacBook. I understand that the video card is integral to the logic board and to replace the video card one must replace the logic board. Can I replace my 1.5 Core Solo with a 2 Core Duo? It appears the parts are interchangeable but I'd like to know if anyone has any experience or advice to offer. Here's a link to the part page I am using as reference

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+ nicely stated question


I'm on my way back to Oz and everything is in transit. Where are you located? How does the reflowing work?


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Yes, the 1.5 GHz Core Solo and 2.0 GHz Core 2 Duo logic boards are directly interchangeable!

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Awesome thanks!


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the boards are identical. also the cps are interchangeable. you lift a latch and it comes out. its that simple.


hi. i was wondering if i can get a hold of your dead mobo? id like to see if i can fix it by reflowing the chips

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