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Which Macbook PRO hardware is compatible with mine?

by macliker / September 8, 2013 2:12 PM PDT

I have a late 2007 MBPRO 15.4-inch: 2.4GHz(MA896LL/A)


HARD DRIVE 160GB Serial ATA; 5400 rpm
RAM 2GB (two SO-DIMMs) 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM (PC2-5300)

HELLO ALL

I HAVE SPENT 800 DOLLARS ON MY MBP ONLY HAD IT A YEAR AND THE LOGIC BOARD FAILED
I WOULD LIKE TO GET MORE OUT OF MY INVESTMENT

I THOUGHT IT WOULD BE A GOOD IDEA IF TO GET ANOTHER COMPATIBLE MBP CHEAP FOR PARTS AND JUST USE MY RAM/ HARD DRIVE /ADAPTER


MY QUESTION IS

WHICH MBPROS ARE COMPATIBLE WITH MINE
SO I CAN INTERCHANGE PARTS ?

THANKS

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You might want to invest in a new keyboard too,
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / September 9, 2013 8:52 AM PDT

looks like the CAPS lock is stuck on yours.

To answer your question, the MBP 15.4" 2.4Ghz(MA896LL/A) is really the only machine that is compatible with yours.
Others may be similar but do not have ports, plugs and other necessary stuff in the right place.

Check eBay for machines that go for parts but, be aware that a lot go for parts because of Water Damage

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specifically
by macliker / September 9, 2013 10:02 AM PDT

I spoke to a mac repair place and they said it would need to be the same generation
i was hoping I could get a newer machine without a hard drive and ram and optical drive and use my old stuff
just a couple years newer like 08 and 09

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That's not much savings and
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 9, 2013 10:11 AM PDT
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I see
by macliker / September 9, 2013 12:01 PM PDT

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Well then maybe sell the machine for parts and get another or get a duplicate machine
trying to minimize the expense since I already spent 800 more or less

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For 399
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 10, 2013 4:12 AM PDT
In reply to: I see

Here we get new laptops that perform very well. 800 for a 2007 machine is a lot. When geeks.com was around this might be seen complete in the "B" grade for about 399 or less so keep shopping.
Bob

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