Released October 24, 2011 / 2.2, 2.4, or 2.5 GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7 Processor

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Logic board issue?! AMD Radeon

Looks like there is issue with vc AMD with Macbook pro 15 Inc late 2011

I don't need keep replace my logic board which cost me $800, there is away swap logic board by 2013 logic board? Or any solution?

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Apple is now offering an extended warranty repair for such video issues. Please review this Apple document if you have a similar problem: MacBook Pro Repair Extension Program for Video Issues

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Can you give us the last four digits of your serial number so we can correctly identify your system.

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Last four digits serial no = DV7L

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2.2 GHz Core i7 (I7-2675QM)

Intro Date: October 24, 2011 Disc Date: June 11, 2012

Order No: MD318LL/A Model No: A1286 (EMC 2563*)

Subfamily: Late 2011 15" Model ID: MacBookPro8,2

Std RAM: 4 GB Std VRAM: 512 MB*

Std Storage: 500 GB (5400 RPM) Std Optical: 8X DL "SuperDrive"

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What are the issues you are having with this board?

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White line into screen and sometimes the screen spilt to two now i'm unable to boot up my Macbook or even reinstall OS it get stuck and get over heat

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We have quite a few of the '10 & '11 15" models (approx. 200) all have been quite reliable.

The only issue we have had is controlling (force) which graphics services to use per a given app. So the built-in Intel graphics can be over-ridden using instead the AMD Radeon HD 6750M.

Apple's desire to be auto-magic is a bit flawed here, as it is expecting people to need the same thing. In truth our needs are sometimes opposite to their design goal (needing the better GPU). I can't fault Apple for trying to make a dual GPU system work based on power Vs users needs, as the general public most likely doesn't understand the ramifications of using a given GPU unit. I suspect that is why Apples newer systems are moving away from the dual GPU setup (at least the built-in GPU's are much better in todays models).

Here's a good write up on how to do some control while it's not perfect it does help: Unibody MacBook Pro Q&A - Updated July 27, 2012

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An overheating system is not a good sign. Can you give us some more information here. As to what happened and what you have done so far.

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When Macbook boot up there is white line on screen after Apple picture OS not opened just white screen then the Fan start high up and overheat up

Even when try do reinstall refresh OS get stuck too, I read in somewhere disable AMD Radeon GPU and i did that the macbook up now but very bad color and very slow

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Did you dropped your system or did it get wet some how? The more you tell us what happened beforehand the better. Have you serviced your system before?

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The system is still there i just try to reinstall refresh one hope will fix my problem but i can't install any OS, the Macbook was working good for more than 1 Year after update the new OS Marv or whatever what name is in few month issue start screen get spilt and become worse not opened anymore.

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Apple is now offering an extended warranty repair for such video issues. Please review this Apple document if you have a similar problem: MacBook Pro Repair Extension Program for Video Issues

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No - logic boards swap well in the same model year (e.g. if you have a base or slow board you can swap and upgrade to a faster board as they are just variations of the same board) but you can't swap between most years, and certainly not to a Retina model you're display wouldn't work.

If this answer is acceptable please remember to return and mark it.

Imagen MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Late 2011) 2.2 GHz Logic Board

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MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Late 2011) 2.2 GHz Logic Board

$399.99

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I believe this logic board have some issue it will remain same issue in just few month any different solution to avoid this issue in future?

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Since you haven't described or detailed the "issue" I wouldn't care to guess, other than to say electronic components do not "heal" themselves. Would a different board have the same problem? Again I have to say I wouldn't know.

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White line into screen and sometimes the screen spilt to two now i'm unable to boot up my Macbook or even reinstall OS it get stuck and get overheat

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Well what if you try to swap the board with a non-retina mid 2012 model?

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Sadly, a square peg won't fit a round hole here. The logic boards can't be swapped out.

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https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/for...

if the external gpu have gone bad there is a software fix to force the computer to use the integrated gpu all the time

Answer in the first post, scroll down for "100% working solution"

-get an usb stick

-install archlinux

-write 10 lines of code, and thats it.

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