MacBook 13" Unibody (Model A1278) Parts
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Parts that work with MacBook 13" Unibody (Model A1278):
MacBook and MacBook Pro Unibody Plastic Feet
Replace the black plastic feet on the lower case of your Unibody MacBook or MacBook Pro.
Arctic Silver Thermal Paste
Forms a continuous, heat conductive layer between a processor and its heat sink. A new layer of thermal paste keeps your processor from overheating. 3.5 grams
Arctic Silver ArctiClean
Two part cleaner dissolves old thermal paste on heat sinks and processors. One 30 ml bottle of thermal material remover and one 30 ml bottle of thermal surface purifier.
MacBook and MacBook Pro (Non-Retina) SSD Upgrade Bundle
Upgrade the storage and improve boot time and read/write speed in your MacBook and MacBook Pro (Non-Retina) with this SSD upgrade bundle.
PC3-8500 4 GB RAM Chip
Replace or upgrade the RAM in your desktop, laptop, or game console for faster performance. Low Profile / 204 pin / 1066 MHz
MacBook Pro 13" Unibody and MacBook 13" Unibody Fan
Replace a malfunctioning or noisy fan compatible with several models of 13" MacBook and MacBook Pro Unibody laptops.
2.5" Hard Drive Enclosure with USB 3.0 Cable
Turn any SATA 2.5" laptop hard drive into an external storage drive with this part.
1 TB 5400 RPM 2.5" Hard Drive
Replace or upgrade the hard drive in your compatible MacBook, MacBook Pro, Intel Mac mini, and Sony PS3/PS3 Slim/PS4 game consoles.
Unibody Laptop Dual Drive
Increase the storage space in your laptop by replacing the optical drive with a second hard drive or SSD.
MacBook Unibody (A1278) Replacement Battery
Replace a 4170 mAh battery compatible with the MacBook Unibody model A1278 2 GHz and 2.4 GHz. 45 Watt Hours (Wh). 10.8 Volts (V). Part #661-4817.
Universal Drive Adapter
Turn your current hard drive into an external drive with this part.
PC3-8500 2 GB RAM Chip
Replace or upgrade the RAM in your desktop or laptop computer.
MacBook Unibody (A1278) Trackpad
Replace a scratched or malfunctioning trackpad for your MacBook Unibody Model A1278 laptop. Part #922-9014.
MacBook 13" Unibody 2.4 GHz Memory Maxxer RAM Upgrade Kit
Max your MacBook A1278 2.4 GHz with 8 GB RAM. Upgrade bundle includes all the parts and tools needed to mod your laptop.
MacBook Unibody (A1278) Hard Drive Cable
Replace a broken or damaged hard drive cable for your laptop.
SATA Optical Drive USB Cable
Connect an optical drive to your computer via USB with this part.
MacBook Unibody (A1278) Screw Set
This set includes all screws except those from the hard drive bracket, display assembly, and battery connector cover.
PC3-8500 1 GB RAM Chip
RAM Upgrade / 1 GB / PC3-8500 / Low Profile / 204 pin, 1066 MHz
MacBook 13" Unibody Front Hard Drive Bracket with IR Sleep
This cable connects the hard drive bracket and IR sensor to the logic board.
MacBook Unibody (A1278) 2.4 GHz Logic Board
Replace a broken or damaged 2.4 GHz logic board in your Model A1278 MacBook Unibody with this part.
Unibody 8x SATA SuperDrive (Pre-Mid 2009)
Replace a malfunctioning or noisy optical drive.
MacBook 13" Unibody 2 GHz Memory Maxxer RAM Upgrade Kit
Max your MacBook A1278 2 GHz with 8 GB RAM. Upgrade bundle includes all the parts and tools needed to mod your laptop.
MacBook Unibody (A1278) Subwoofer and Right Speaker
Replace the subwoofer and right speaker compatible with the Model A1278 MacBook 13 inch Unibody laptop. Includes subwoofer and right speakers with cables. Fix issues with...
Apple AC Adapter (3-prong) Extension Cable
Replace a broken or damaged six foot Apple three-prong AC adapter extension cable with this part.
MacBook Unibody (A1278) Left Speaker
Replace the left speaker and its cable compatible with the A1278 model MacBook Unibody laptop. Fix issues with sound output. Part #922-8618.
13" Unibody LVDS Display Cable
Replace a broken or damaged LCDS display cable in your laptop.
G4/MagSafe AC Adapter End
Replace a broken or damaged two-pronged tip of your square G4 or MagSafe adapter with this part.
MacBook Unibody (A1278) Hard Drive Bracket
Replace the plastic bracket that secures the Hard Drive.
500 GB 5400 RPM 2.5" Hard Drive
Replacement or upgrade hard drive compatible with all MacBooks, MacBook Pros, Intel Mac minis, and Sony PS3 and PS3 Slim game consoles. SATA interface for Intel Macs / 2....
MacBook Unibody (A1278) Right Clutch Hinge
Replace the right clutch hinge.
MacBook Unibody (A1278) Upper Case (Non-Backlit)
Replace an upper case and keyboard compatible with the non-backlit model A1278 MacBook Unibody 13 inch laptop. Part #661-4943, 661-5855.
MacBook Pro 13" Unibody LCD Panel
Replace a glossy or anti-glare display panel compatible with the A1278 Late 2008, A1342 Late 2009 to Mid 2010 MacBook 13" Unibody models and A1278 MacBook Pro 13" Unibody...
MacBook Unibody (A1278) MagSafe DC-In Board
Replace a broken or damaged MagSafe DC-in board for your Model A1278 MacBook Unibody with this part. This part connects the AC wall adapter power to the logic board.
Apple's introduction of the MacBook Unibody 13" introduced a new case milled from a single brick of aluminum. Also new to this version is a switch to SATA optical drives and the controversial loss of a Firewire port.
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