Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 14th Jun 2012 02:49 UTC
Apple After a proper teardown, iFixit concludes that the new MacBook Pro has no user-serviceable parts at all, which some think is a really bad thing. I honestly don't know - I mean, my ZenBook isn't particularly user-serviceable either, and my smartphones, tablets, and whatnot are pretty much entirely soldered together as well. What do you guys make of this?
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RE: Comment by Dekonega
by bert64 on Sat 16th Jun 2012 09:14 UTC in reply to "Comment by Dekonega"
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Yes the model you have was ideal, it had the new unibody design but the battery and hard drive were accessible behind a panel on the bottom, although the panel never seemed to quite fit perfectly.

Ideally i would like the 17" macbook pro, with the case that provides easy access to hdd & battery, ram on dimms (not so much of a problem if you need a screwdriver to access the ram), a current version cpu/gpu, and a high res screen.

As it stands now, when i come to upgrade my 2009 17" macbook pro i will have to look at alternative vendors and move to linux.

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