MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Early 2011 Consumables
Parts that work with MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Early 2011:
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.
The Early 2011 version of MacBook Pro 15" Unibody features an upgraded graphics chip and a new quad core Core i7 processor with PC3-10600 RAM. The Mini DisplayPort was also replaced (but still backwards compatible) with the new Thunderbolt standard allowing 10 Gbps transfer speeds in both directions.
The most common repairs with Early 2011 model MacBook Pro 15" Unibody laptops are replacing a dead battery, replacing a malfunctioning left or right fan, and upgrading the hard drive or RAM. The MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Early 2011) Memory Maxxer RAM Upgrade Kit includes all the parts and tools you need to upgrade to 16 GB of RAM.
The Early 2011 model MacBook Pro 15" Unibody requires a Tri-point Y0 Screwdriver to remove the battery. Our battery repair kits include all the needed tools.
Once you've bought your parts and tools, check out iFixit's MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Early 2011 repair guides for step-by-step instructions on how to make the fix.