17" Unibody Early 2011 Heat Sinks
Replacement parts for your 17" Unibody Early 2011 model to fix your broken laptop!
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Introduced in February 2011, this model MacBook Pro 17" Unibody laptop features Core i7 processor, dual graphics processors, an integrated FaceTime HD camera, an 1920x1200 display, AirPort Extreme (802.11a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, Gigabit Ethernet, one Firewire "800" port, three USB 2.0 ports, separate audio in and out ports, an ExpressCard/34 expansion slot, and a new "Thunderbolt" port that is backwards compatible with Mini DisplayPort.
The most common repairs with a 17" MacBook Pro Unibody Early 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 (Early 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 Early 2011 repair guides for step-by-step instructions on how to make the fix.