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2011 MacBook Pros Owners Reporting GPU Issues and System Crashes

2011 MacBook Pros Owners Reporting GPU Issues and System Crashes

Posted January 17, 2014 at 7:21pm · 59 comments · Add Comment
Kei - November 3, 2014 at 11:55pm
Same problem started in october 2014... Let's make it loud so Apple will have to fix it. It's their responsibility! Act now!
2011 - November 4, 2014 at 1:24am
I called, that was the problem that only happened to this year. I see perfection after this year and counting.
Giuseppe - March 13, 2014 at 2:44pm
Che fare?!?!? Anonymous UUID: AE399343-EB18-5C22-4BF3-CF4A9DA13EB0 Sat Feb 22 17:35:02 2014 panic(cpu 1 caller 0xffffff7f89753fac): "GPU Panic: [] 5 3 7f 0 0 0 0 3 : NVRM[0/1:0:0]: Read Error 0x00000100: CFG 0xffffffff 0xffffffff 0xffffffff, BAR0 0xd2000000 0xffffff80a6b51000 0x0a5480a2, D0, P3/4\n"@/SourceCache/AppleGraphicsControl/AppleGraphicsControl-3.4.12/src/AppleMuxControl/kext/GPUPanic.cpp:127 Backtrace (CPU 1), Frame : Return Address 0xffffff807d4daa50 : 0xffffff8007422f69 0xffffff807d4daad0 : 0xffffff7f89753fac 0xffffff807d4daba0 : 0xffffff7f87e1c53d 0xffffff807d4dac60 : 0xffffff7f87ee8d9e 0xffffff807d4daca0 : 0xffffff7f87ee8dfc 0xffffff807d4dad10 : 0xffffff7f8816d5be 0xffffff807d4dae40 : 0xffffff7f87f0cd41 0xffffff807d4dae60 : 0xffffff7f87e2308d 0xffffff807d4daf10 : 0xffffff7f87e20bae 0xffffff807d4db110 : 0xffffff7f87e224d7 0xffffff807d4db1e0 : 0xffffff7f88d8e406 0xffffff807d4db310 : 0xffffff7f88d8cb1b 0xffffff807d4db370 : 0xffffff7f88d8c692 0xffffff807d4db420 : 0xffffff7f88dbec27 0xffffff807d4db660 : 0xffffff7f88db84bf 0xffffff807d4db7d0 : 0xffffff7f88db7f06 0xffffff807d4db800 : 0xffffff7f88d83472 0xffffff807d4db810 : 0xffffff7f88d7d25a 0xffffff807d4db850 : 0xffffff7f88db360d 0xffffff807d4db8a0 : 0xffffff7f88d7a9af 0xffffff807d4db8e0 : 0xffffff7f88d6ff63 0xffffff807d4dba60 : 0xffffff7f88d9fb20 0xffffff807d4dbb20 : 0xffffff7f88d6ecb9 0xffffff807d4dbb70 : 0xffffff80078cc226 0xffffff807d4dbb90 : 0xffffff80078cd821 0xffffff807d4dbbf0 : 0xffffff80078cb28f 0xffffff807d4dbd40 : 0xffffff80074b6008 0xffffff807d4dbe50 : 0xffffff8007426bb1 0xffffff807d4dbe80 : 0xffffff80074139b5 0xffffff807d4dbef0 : 0xffffff800741e003 0xffffff807d4dbf70 : 0xffffff80074c921d 0xffffff807d4dbfb0 : 0xffffff80074f3e26 Kernel Extensions in backtrace:[A4934A66-0E30-36E9-984A-650481102449]@0xffffff7f89746000->0xffffff7f89758fff dependency:[661E3C87-5B97-3272-88FF-B9BA9B6E24ED]@0xffffff7f8973e000 dependency:[045D5D6F-AD1E-36DB-A249-A346E2B48E54]@0xffffff7f87d24000 dependency:[447B4896-16FF-3616-95A2-1C516B2A1498]@0xffffff7f87aba000 dependency:[38E388A5-92D6-3388-B799-F2498E582287]@0xffffff7f87d78000 dependency:[E04639C5-D734-3AB3-A682-FE66694C6653]@0xffffff7f89741000[0A1B6F41-168D-307A-BABD-162F3B3C2786]@0xffffff7f87dcb000->0xffffff7f8803afff dependency:[447B4896-16FF-3616-95A2-1C516B2A1498]@0xffffff7f87aba000 dependency:[86BA68C6-18DD-30A1-ABF6-54597AD6C277]@0xffffff7f87dbb000 dependency:[38E388A5-92D6-3388-B799-F2498E582287]@0xffffff7f87d78000[3666E0FC-87C7-3329-BD8C-2F1ADED100A4]@0xffffff7f88045000->0xffffff7f882f1fff dependency:[0A1B6F41-168D-307A-BABD-162F3B3C2786]@0xffffff7f87dcb000 dependency:[447B4896-16FF-3616-95A2-1C516B2A1498]@0xffffff7f87aba000[7DAF283F-6FD3-3783-B3CC-D23964F1B9B8]@0xffffff7f88d5d000->0xffffff7f88e27fff dependency:[447B4896-16FF-3616-95A2-1C516B2A1498]@0xffffff7f87aba000 dependency:[86BA68C6-18DD-30A1-ABF6-54597AD6C277]@0xffffff7f87dbb000 dependency:[38E388A5-92D6-3388-B799-F2498E582287]@0xffffff7f87d78000 dependency:[0A1B6F41-168D-307A-BABD-162F3B3C2786]@0xffffff7f87dcb000 BSD process name corresponding to current thread: iPhoto Mac OS version: 13B42 Kernel version: Darwin Kernel Version 13.0.0: Thu Sep 19 22:22:27 PDT 2013; root:xnu-2422.1.72~6/RELEASE_X86_64 Kernel UUID: 1D9369E3-D0A5-31B6-8D16-BFFBBB390393 Kernel slide: 0x0000000007200000 Kernel text base: 0xffffff8007400000 System model name: MacBookPro6,2 (Mac-F22586C8) System uptime in nanoseconds: 282083427880 last loaded kext at 49508003005: 1.60 (addr 0xffffff7f88fc4000, size 32768) loaded kexts: 1.60 1.9.5d0 1.0.2d2 100.14.11 3.0 80.14 4.2.0f6 2.5.3fc1 8.1.8 3.5.13 8.1.8 2.5.3fc1 1.0.0d1 8.1.8 124 170.3.5 4.2.0f6 7.0.0 2.0.4d1 3.4.12 1.0.0 1.1.12 4.2.0f6 8.1.8 1.7.0 1.0.0 2.5.3fc1 1 3.0.4d1 240.2 3.0.1 1.0.0d1 1.0.0d1 35 240.2 240.2 325.7 3.3.5 3.6.0 404 2.4.0 650.4.4 700.20.22 2.9.5 4.9.9 3.6.9b9 650.4.1 650.4.0 161.0.0 2.0 2.0 1.8 2.0 2.0 1.7 216.0.0 153 3 216.0.0 170.15 170.15 3.4.12 1.0 4.2.0f6 245.13 10.0.7 8.1.8 8.1.8 2.5.3fc1 1.0.0 1.9.4fc11 1.14 2.2.5 91 4.2.0f6 1.0.4
Rayyan - February 19, 2014 at 3:27pm
I'm having exactly the same issues (Macbook Pro Early 2011 15'). It's weird that my macbook problem with all of these other problems from owners of the same machine have been happening around the same time!!
K - February 19, 2014 at 5:12pm
That's why I prefer "newer" ones.
CDG - January 21, 2014 at 5:24am
Sadly, this has been a frustrating reality for my computer as well. Has anyone tried downgrading to Mountain Lion to fix this issue. Mavericks was a real disappointment anyway. Grrr!
Ismeal Spamtos
Ismeal Spamtos - January 21, 2014 at 12:03pm
So buy the new version, mavericks maybe doesn't support this because this MacBook is outdated, duh.
Bob18273 - January 20, 2014 at 7:39am
I have a MacBook Pro 15" late 2006. I had my motherboard swapped by Apple while still under warranty almost 2 years after purchase because the screen was only black after startup. Then the problem went away and I used the computer for another 3 years and some lines started to appear on my screen after a longer video rendering was done. Afterwards the problem escalated and the screen went black again. I immediately knew it was the same problem. The fix was to send the computer to a local service (not Apple) and get the GPU removed by a soldering machine and resolver it to the motherboard. The soldering methods used by Apple are not sufficient for the excess heat produces during some heavy workload and thus the solder melts or cracks and the GPU looses connection to the motherboard.
Zhoubin - January 19, 2014 at 1:12pm
I have an early 2011 MBP 15" with AMD graphics. The problem started after upgrading to navericks. When pinching in or out on the trackpad it was like slow motion movies. I searched the issue and tried the display settings and it got a little bit better. But still have some shaking motions when i roll over dock's icons. I also had one or two freezing sequences since then. Once again, this all was started after having my poor MBP upgraded to mavericks.
Kei - November 4, 2014 at 12:00am
Nothing to do with upgrading to a newer system, this is a hardware issue and we must put pressure on Apple to fix or replace our Macs. Sign the petition if you haven't yet and spread the word.
Citronelle - January 19, 2014 at 12:56pm
My macbook pro is from 2011 and I had already a crash, black out 7 months ago, I had to reboot it, lost all of my data, was a nightmare, I had to buy something with a usb and put under the computer to cool it down because when I work for 2 hours in a raw gets very hot. I hope Apple will find a solution.
Pavel - January 19, 2014 at 6:14am
I have 17" early 2011 MacBook Pro. Had a complete failure of external GPU according to Apple Genious. Had to replace the logic board for a hefty price
AdNan - January 18, 2014 at 9:09pm
I have macbook pro 2011 , 13.3 inches with core i7. its screen freezes a lot and become non responsive. I am out of luck as out of warranty.
Tim Crook
Tim Crook - January 18, 2014 at 4:26pm
I will sue all if you for dishonestly defaming Apple!
Tim Cook
Tim Cook - January 18, 2014 at 4:28pm
I will burn you he'll making trolls where you came from, so why go on an Apple site if you hate them?
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