Viewing data for Hard drive failure

Total: 37

3.06C2D: 15
2.66i5: 8
2.8i7: 12


Screen Size
21.5": 5
27": 32


Hard Drive Size
500GB": 2
1TB": 33
2TB": 2

Batch (Week Built)

09-39: 2
09-43: 1
09-44: 1
09-45: 2
09-46: 2
09-48: 4
09-49: 1
09-50: 3
09-51: 1
09-52: 2
09-53: 1
10-01: 1
10-02: 1
10-05: 1
10-06: 2
10-08: 1
10-10: 1
10-11: 1
10-12: 2
10-13: 1
10-19: 1
10-21: 1
10-22: 1
10-27: 1
10-29: 1
10-41: 1

Fedex: 11
UPS: 6
DHL: 4
Store: 16

Australia: 2
Canada: 6
Finland: 2
Germany: 3
Indonesia: 1
Italy: 1
Japan: 2
Netherlands: 1
Switzerland: 1
Thailand: 1
UK: 5
USA: 12

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27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Apple Stated Now DOA as bluetooth stopped after 6 hrs a iLemon not iMac Bluetooth Died after 6 hours Now DOA
galee 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB SMART test fail
27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB S.M.A.R.T Staus failed
27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB hard drive noisy like hell
27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Superdrive faulty, HD failed, Yellow screen, two dead pixels DVD Super drive scratched disks/ drive faulty, not due to loading process
fsurya 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB after several service and change unit, kernel attack only happening 2 or 3 times a day after "sleep mode". always restart / kernel attack
27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB S.M.A.R.T. status fail. Drive replaced at Apple Store but had to be ordered.
Angie 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB I have my imac since january (1 month) now my hard disk has a defect / no system by start / no hard disk found/showen
Nikonguy 21.5" 3.33 Core2Duo 1TB Frequently Freezes
27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB Sucks that I have to deal with this with a NEW computer that I paid over 2k for... not very pleased S.M.A.R.T. Status Failed... Lost 100GB of video assets
27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB The machine's harddrive failed immediately. Wheres the quality control?
27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB HDD was extremely noisy and the SuperDrive scratched discs. Broken SuperDrive
27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Yellowing very bad. Hard drive overheated then crashed with over 4,000 bad sectors.
27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB S.M.A.R.T Failing and dark marks under screen. dark marks under screen, guy on phone said contaminated
27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB yellow screen on second replacement - smart utility shows hardware failure
27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB Drive failing SMART check; Apple service notified and technician expected in coming days
PeterHsieh 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB HDD Dead ~ S.M.A.R.T. Failing
marcusvee 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Brand New No Installs Factory Fresh Crashed external .15TB and then the iMac HD died also.
Francesco Saverio 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 500GB Assistance in Italy (Naples) does not solve the problems. Apple replaces the product
Tabata 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 500GB I bought it Dec. 2009. Still under warranty, but I think I will have to have it checked again. They changed the hard drive because it was too slow, and they determined the HD was broken. I am still not happy. Now the hard drive is noisy and it started... Read More
mikiew 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB iMAC Failed to start, grey screen with spinning gear wheel, Install disc Utility says 'hardware failure on hard drive cannot be repaired'. Not impressed with Apple quality I paid a lot of money for this, my first Apple
27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB Worked great for four hours...hard drive failed...5-7 repair?!?!
versomat 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB Catastrophic failure across the board just several months out of warranty. 800APLCARE "if it were a few months earlier, maybe we'd help". I've been a Mac user since 1984 and this is the first time I've been immensely disappointed with my purchase and more... Read More
27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB This is the second time this year that this hard drive has a failure, first one was changed by apple. Nos this new one has 4 months of use and is already broken. hard drive total failure. not working at all.
suewalkingthedog 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB I am on a windows pc at the moment as my imac has been taken away as the hard drive has packed in. I have found it very hard to find any thing out about imac problems but what I did find out like some other people, airport problems. I have a windows xp... Read More
Ricax 21.5" 3.33 Core2Duo 1TB Really frustrating have had replaced within first week, since then replaced mainframe 4 times. Slow as he'll, screen blacks out, or iMac sits down. Cd rom gets stuck
27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Ghosting top right corner
27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB drive failure after 5 years of 24/7 use - replaced with 4TB hybrid and now all OK