Model A1181: 1.83, 2, 2.1, 2.13, 2.16, 2.2, or 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo processor

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Can I upgrade the logic board from 2.0 to 2.2 ghz?

I have a white macbook 2.0 ghz core 2 duo 2.0 late 2007, purchased January 2008 that I hooked up to a faulty powered usb hub (fried the macbook as well as a keyboard and an mbox 2) and must replace the logic board. Since I am replacing the logic board and the price difference is not too much I figure I might as well upgrade it. Are the 2.2 ghz models from the same timeframe compatible with the 2.0?

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Please give us the model number located of the back of your machine and the last three figures of your serial number.

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model number a1181 and last 3 of the serial is z65

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Here's a list of the A1181 models. There should be little problem exchanging boards but I would try to stay as close to the same production dates as possible. http://www.everymac.com/ultimate-mac-loo...

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Thank you, I ended up replacing the logic board with one from the 2.2 ghz santa rosa macbook, and it works. But it seems my computer is freezing a lot more than it used to, and the keyboard is unresponsive, save for the power button. Any ideas?

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Other parts of your macbook could have been damaged by the faulty powered usb hub. Also, did you put thermal paste on the processor before installing the heat sink ?

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Look on your 1181 macbook logic board and find the part number.

If it's 820-2279-A you have the choice between 4 different logic boards that will fit in your machine.

820-2279-A 2.0ghz

820-2279-A 2.1ghz

820-2279-A 2.2ghz

820-2279-A 2.4ghz

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