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    Changing logic board
    I have a old 2007 white macbook and was wondering is it ok if i swapped out the logic board with a 2009 logic board?

    I ask because apple had add the new nvidia graphic card and wonder if that would be a problem fitting it in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by maniac20 View Post
    I have a old 2007 white macbook and was wondering is it ok if i swapped out the logic board with a 2009 logic board?

    I ask because apple had add the new nvidia graphic card and wonder if that would be a problem fitting it in.
    Even if it could be done...why would you want to?...I'm sure 2009 MacBook logic boards can't come cheap.

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    Well I did find one that pretty cheap.
    I did find one that is close to the price if I just bought a 2007 replacement.I just want to take advantage of the graphic card, that all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by maniac20 View Post
    I did find one that is close to the price if I just bought a 2007 replacement.I just want to take advantage of the graphic card, that all.
    It's unlikely that it will work. Different chipset - which means there are other components involved. If you want a MacBook with the nVidia GPU, sell yours and buy a new one.

    Regards.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chscag View Post
    It's unlikely that it will work. Different chipset - which means there are other components involved. If you want a MacBook with the nVidia GPU, sell yours and buy a new one.

    Regards.
    Exactly my thoughts.

    "maniac20"...Sell the old one + the cost of the 2009 logic board that you would have spent...and you're probably real close to being able to purchase a 2009 MacBook outright.

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    Not possible, for a start many of the connectors are different. There are many other issues. As already mentioned, sell it and buy new.
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