Viewing data for Noisy fans

Total: 79

3.06C2D: 21
2.66i5: 26
2.8i7: 29


Screen Size
21.5": 8
27": 71


Hard Drive Size
500GB": 2
1TB": 65
2TB": 12

Batch (Week Built)

09-39: 1
09-40: 1
09-41: 1
09-42: 1
09-45: 4
09-46: 8
09-47: 6
09-48: 6
09-49: 3
09-50: 14
09-51: 3
09-52: 1
09-53: 2
10-01: 1
10-02: 2
10-03: 1
10-04: 2
10-05: 3
10-06: 1
10-07: 1
10-08: 2
10-10: 2
10-11: 3
10-13: 2
10-15: 1
10-16: 2
10-17: 1
10-18: 1
10-19: 1
10-29: 1
10-33: 1

Fedex: 17
UPS: 21
DHL: 8
Store: 33

Australia: 2
Belgium: 1
Canada: 4
Denmark: 3
France: 3
Germany: 10
Italy: 6
Japan: 2
Korea: 1
Netherlands: 2
Norway: 1
Poland: 1
Russia: 1
Spain: 2
Swedan: 3
UK: 11
USA: 26

Source Specs Comments
27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB It seems the noise comes from the CPU fan (a loud humming noise).
21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Dead Pixels
27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB fan is way too npisy
27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Noisy Fans
piomars 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB First time mac user. Within 2 weeks i owned 3 :). 3 different batches and yellow tinge in all of them. Disappointed. fan noise, HDD strange activity (didn't have it in 2 previous), DVD drive "skips" (takes ages to install software iwork,photoshop compare... Read More
spencers 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB CPU fan making buzzing noise. Verified with smcFanControl. Northbridge temperature very high 58C idle, 72C under load
27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB 1st iMac DOA - extremely noisy fans - totally maxed out, 2nd ok but more fan noise than my old iMac
27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB As soon as I turned it on the first time, there was a constant humming sound. I sent it back to Apple, and they shipped me a new unit 2 weeks later. Exact same problem! I returned it and asked for a full refund.
27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB Apart from noisy fans my iMac is excellent
27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB permanent noise
27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB Loud noises from hard disk and fans, plus heat problem Noisy Fans
27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB Constant droning noise from iMac. Couldn't tell it was the CPU fan or graphics card. Returned to store.
27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Noisy fans, 3 dead iSight pixels, 1 dead display pixel 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB o sleep the computer will not boot / wake up and the still high temperature devices
27" 3.06 Core2Duo 2TB Great screen but extremely noisy. Practically useless machine with that noise level.
27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Problems from out of the box Noisy Fan
27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB RMA'd it today, told would have to wait till Jan 8 2010 for new on to arrive. Big Dust particles under glass, loud pitched whine
27" 2.66 Quad i5 2TB my old Intel Mac Mini was quieter!! noisy fan on left of screen. slow droning noise
FRENZIED 27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB CPU fan is spinning a loud and noisy constant 3900 rpm!!! Lower half of screen is yellow tinted. Computer won't stay awake after waking from sleep! "Caps Lock" button-light doesn't always work.
27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB chugging sound
FRENZIED 27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB Paid premium price but received substandard computer!!! VERY LOUD and NOISY CPU fan. Yellow bottom half of screen. Won't stay awake after woken up.
27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB Also have a darker tint across the bottom of my screen, greyish in colour
27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB no more apple.
Drudd 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB This is replacement; original iMac was returned due to yellow tint Inconsistent luminosity; bottom of the screen darker
21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB iMac replaced scratches DVDs
27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB noticable rattling noise that I assume is a broken fan
Wolfdale 21.5" 3.33 Core2Duo 1TB Prominent color shift from top left (blue cast) to bottom right (yellow cast). Somewhat noticeable left-to-right. Very noticeable top-to-bottom. Also, one of the fans makes an intermittent chatter noise after the system is warmed up. I could probably live... Read More
27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Yellow tint in the low part of the display.Cpu fan noisy at low speed.
27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB No AirPort connectivity. Functions after PRam reset but worse than on other iMacs (2007) at the same position.
BartFehmers 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 500GB Fans go very loud regardless of load; switch to standby and immediately on again and this 30 minutes cycle starts again
27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB turned on, went to this site to test out the screen, couldnt see any problems! but the fans were super loud and interfered. called apple service, they told me to bring it into the store.... they ordered new fans for all three components that use them........ Read More
27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB disgraceful
Blackbeard 27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB Shortly after turning my new iMac 27" on the fan noise built up to an annoying level. Activity monitor showed CPU load at 13% maximum and yet the noise didn't subside. After reading a bit online to see if this was a common problem I noticed complaints... Read More
27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB WD Hard Drive Noise like a hard drive spinning or a kind od fan after last Feb2010 Firm Update!!!
27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Hard Drive fan was extremely noisy at first (bad bearings?), apple exchanged for new iMac which is perfect now Light yellowing at exchange, fixed with Display system prefs. Firmware update fixed it.
3beiniger Schlittenhund 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB 2n replacement, heavy yellow tinge at the bottom, many dead pixels on iSight (yes.. it was perfect for some xmas starlit sky shoots :/) Heavy backlight bleeding, located in corner and on top of the screen.
27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB The cd/dvd drive scratches discs