|Machine Model:||15” MacBook Pro A1286 Year 2011|
|Investigation:||AMD GPU failing, but not completely dead yet|
|Solution:||Remove all AMD GPU functions and connect the screen direct to internal Intel graphics chip|
1. No software including Photoshop are affected by the removal of AMD GPU.
2. MacBook is running 15 °C cooler than before. GPU overheating problem fixed forever.
3. Battery lasts about 10% longer than before.