Mid 2010 Model A1278 / 2.4 or 2.66 GHz Core 2 Duo processor

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Damaged motherboard, is it worth fixing it?

In 2010 I bought a new (at the time) Macbook Pro 13" for college. Well into it's second year, it was inside a bagpack with a water bottle with a cap that was a little loose, and water slowly leaked inside the bag. The computer was in a seperate sleeve and pocket, but said sleeve, got wet in a corner and humidity (or water) made it's way to the motherboard (this is what I was told).

I took it to get it checked, and the they told me what I've just said; the motherboard died, and at the time, they told me replacing it would cost around $800.

A family member gifted me another mac, and I just left the 2010 one there, didn't replaced the motherboard or sold it.

What I want to know is:

1) Is it worth fixing it up now?

2) How much would it cost to fix it now?

3) How much could it be sold for, now, as it is (without the motherboard)?

(the computer it's in pretty good shape, it has a small bump, but nothing drastic)

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Hi Lissette! Here is a guide to replace your logic board; you'll find all the tools and parts you need linked in there too. As for whether or not it's worth it to repair, you can be the judge of that, but doing it yourself is certainly a lot less than the quoted $800!

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Thank you for the suggestion. I'll think about fixing it myself. Thanks!

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1) not worth fixing get a new one

2) it would cost too much

3) depends on how damaged it is would be difficult to find the right person to buy it

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