MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Early 2011 iFixit Exclusives
Grab a toolkit for your MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Early 2011 model and fix a broken laptop!
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Parts that work with MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Early 2011:
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
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Early 2011-Mid 2012) Replacement Battery
Replacement battery, compatible with all Early 2011, Late 2011, and Mid 2012 15" Unibody MacBook Pros.
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 Pro Unibody Lower Case Screw Set
Replace a stripped or missing screw securing the lower case of most Unibody model MacBook Pro laptops. The excluded models are the Late 2008 and Early 2009 15" MacBook Pr...
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.
MacBook Pro Unibody 13" and 15" MagSafe DC-In Board
Replace a damaged or malfunctioning magnetic DC power connector.
Unibody Laptop Dual Drive
Increase the storage space in your laptop by replacing the optical drive with a second hard drive or SSD.
MacBook Pro Unibody (Early 2011-Mid 2012) AirPort/Bluetooth Board
This part provides wireless AirPort (WiFi) and Bluetooth networking capability. AirPort: 802.11n.
PC3-10600 8 GB RAM Chip
Replace or upgrade the RAM in your desktop, laptop, or game console for faster performance. Low Profile / 204 pin / 1333 MHz
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.