17" Unibody Late 2011 Hard Drives (SATA)
Parts that work with 17" Unibody Late 2011:
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 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....
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
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.
Introduced in October 2011, this model MacBook Pro 17" Unibody laptop features an Intel Mobile Core i7 "Sandy Bridge" processor, dual graphics processors, a 1920x1200 display, AirPort Extreme (802.11a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, Gigabit Ethernet, one Firewire "800" port, and three USB 2.0 ports, separate audio in and out ports, an ExpressCard/34 expansion slot, and a "Thunderbolt" port that is backwards compatible with Mini DisplayPort.
The most common repairs with a 17" MacBook Pro Unibody Late 2011 are replacing a dead battery, replacing a malfunctioning left or right fan, and upgrading the hard drive or RAM. The MacBook Pro 17" Unibody (Late 2011) Memory Maxxer RAM Upgrade Kit includes all the parts and tools you need to upgrade to 16 GB of RAM.
Once you've bought your parts and tools, check out iFixit's MacBook Pro 17" Unibody Late 2011 repair guides for step-by-step instructions on how to make the fix.