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The March 2015 update of Apple's 13" MacBook Air features fifth generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, resulting in slightly increased performance and battery life.

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Can I upgrade the main logic board with one containing M1 chip?

Is it possible to upgrade my MacBook Air 13” Early 2015 A1466 with a new main logic board that has the Apple M1 chip?

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Hi there, Scott!

From my understanding, I do not believe that would be possible. As far as I’m concerned, you would only be able to replace it with a logic board of the same year + model of your device. I would be surprised if Apple made the logic board similarly enough to where that would be possible as that would mean people wouldn’t need to buy a whole new computer, but instead just a part—and I don’t think that’s how they work. I could be wrong though. However, I didn’t want your question to go unanswered.

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Thats correct! Apple altered the design enough to prevent swapping out the logic board to an M1.

Your only option is to upgrade your logic board within the same series.

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