MacBook Pro 17" Model A1229
Arctic Silver Thermal Paste
3.5 gram Arctic Silver thermal paste tube. Thermal paste forms a continuous, conductive layer between a processor and its heat sink, improving cooling performance and kee...
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....
Arctic Silver ArctiClean
Two part thermal paste remover. Two part cleaner used to dissolve thermal paste and purify the surfaces of heat sinks and processors before applying new thermal paste. In...
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.
1 TB SSD Hybrid 2.5" Hard Drive
SATA 6.0 Gb/s interface for Intel Macs / Solid State Drive Hybrid, 5400 RPM / 2.5" wide x 9.5mm tall / 1 TB Unformatted
500 GB SSD
SATA 6.0 Gb/s interface for Intel Macs / Solid State Drive / 2.5" wide x 7mm tall / 525 GB Unformatted
Silicone 2.5" Hard Drive Enclosure with USB 2.0 Cable
Turn any SATA 2.5" laptop hard drive into an external storage drive with this part.
Universal Drive Adapter
Turn your current hard drive into an external drive with this part.
250 GB SSD
SATA 6.0 Gb/s interface for Intel Macs / Solid State Drive / 2.5" wide x 7mm tall / 275 GB Unformatted
500 GB SSD Hybrid 2.5" Hard Drive
SATA 6.0 Gb/s interface for Intel Macs / Solid State Drive Hybrid, 5400 RPM / 2.5" wide x 9.5mm tall / 500 GB Unformatted
Introduced in June 2007, the model A1229 of the MacBook Pro 17" has a Santa Rosa architecture Core 2 Duo processor and a speed improvement and graphics upgrade compared to its predecessor. Connectors on this model include an ExpressCard/34 slot, Gigabit Ethernet, FireWire "400" port, Firewire "800" port, three USB 2.0 ports, optical digital audio in/out, and DVI out.
The most common repairs with the model A1229 17" MacBook Pro are replacing a dead battery, replacing a malfunctioning left or right fan, and upgrading the hard drive or RAM. The MacBook Pro 17" Model A1229 Memory Maxxer RAM Upgrade Kit includes all the parts and tools you need to upgrade to 6 GB of RAM.
Once you've bought your parts and tools, check out iFixit's A1229 MacBook Pro 17" repair guides for step-by-step instructions on how to make the fix.