MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Early 2011 Optical Drives
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Parts that work with MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Early 2011:
Unibody Laptop Dual Drive
Increase the storage space in your laptop by replacing the optical drive with a second hard drive or SSD.
SATA Optical Drive USB Cable
Connect an optical drive to your computer via USB with this part.
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Mid 2009-Mid 2012) 8x SATA SuperDrive (Used)
Replace a broken or damaged SuperDrive for your Mid 2009 to Mid 2012 MacBook Pro 15" Unibody with this part. This part includes the metal mounting bracket but does not in...
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Mid 2009-Mid 2012) SATA SuperDrive Cable
Replace a damaged or missing cable connecting the SuperDrive to the logic board.
Unibody (Post-Early 2009) 8x SATA SuperDrive
Replace a broken or damaged SuperDrive for your Post-Early 2009 MacBook Unibody with this part. This part does not include the metal mounting bracket and orange ribbon ca...
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.