MacBook Pro 17" Model A1261 Parts
Grab a toolkit for your MacBook Pro 17" Model A1261 model and fix your broken laptop!
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Parts that work with MacBook Pro 17" Model A1261:
Arctic Silver Thermal Paste
Confidently tackle any thermal paste replacement project with this All-In-One kit.
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.
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.
Universal Drive Adapter
Turn your current hard drive into an external drive with this adapter.
MacBook Pro 17" Battery
Replace a 4900 mAh battery compatible with all 17" MacBook Pros (excluding Unibody) A1151, A1212, A1229, A1261 laptop models. Part #661-3974. 71 Watt Hours (Wh). Battery ...
PC2-5300 1 GB RAM Chip
RAM Upgrade / 1 GB / PC2-5300 / Low Profile / 200 pin, 667 MHz
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....
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.
MacBook Pro 17" (Model A1261) 2.6 GHz Logic Board
Replace a 2.6 GHz Core 2 Duo logic board (motherboard) compatible with the model A1261 MacBook Pro 17" laptop. Fix processing issues like unexpected shutdowns, reboots, o...
Introduced in February 2008, the model A1261 of the MacBook Pro 17" has a Penryn 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 A1261 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 A1261) 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 A1261 MacBook Pro 17" repair guides for step-by-step instructions on how to make the fix.