Viewing issue data for week 2009-43

Summary (60 total)

Processor
3.06C2D: 51
3.33C2D: 7
2.66i5: 2

Graphics Card
NVIDIA 9400M: 1
ATI 4670: 53
ATI 4850: 6
Screen Size
21.5": 7
27": 53

 

Hard Drive Size
500GB": 1
1TB": 58
2TB": 1
Condition iMac Specs Source Comments
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Jan Sampermans Screen distortion/flicker somewhere random in the screen (feels like it is more in the lower part) that looks like a horizontal bar of about 2-3inches just popping in and out of the screen.
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Screen has flickering and going black.
Cracked glass (bottom left) 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB
Flickering display 27" 3.33 Core2Duo 1TB robotkiller I could work for hours on the computer and then suddenly it would flicker randomly with a band of horizontal static bars about 3 inches thick momentarily or, alternatively, it would black out for a fraction of a second (happened every 5-10 mins).
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB capricia Since this morning my display of my 27" iMac show the menubar in the middle of the display and above there are a lot of vertical lines in multi colors. Now I think this one is not a problem with the driver, I think there is a problem with the graphic chi
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB jmczaja After waking the iMac from sleep I began to see this flickering problem. The machine was not hot whatsoever so I dont think the issue is heat related.
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB newanalog
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB artka I turned it on and the flickering and menu bar on the top portion of the screen is happening. It does this for roughly five minutes then it goes to normal?
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB pschaf Seems to be getting worse. Quick flicker of bar at the lower half of the screen. No real way to reproduce. Have tried restarting and also sleep.
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB pschaf Last night i watched a 30 min programme on BBC iPlayer and the 2-3 inch white lines kept popping up every few seconds horizontally across the screen. The screen also went black momenterally on 6 occasions.
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB billybuds momentary black screen and the flickering. Seems to be very sporadic, won't happen for a few hours and then seems to happen every 20 seconds or so. Also the computer sometimes won't wake from sleep
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Gable31 Screen has flickering and going black. Have called Apple tech support to begin replacement process. Makes me question the life span of the LED screen technology.
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB MarkyJ This morning it started to get worse and I also got he menu bar 2/3 down the screen, with the vertical 'barcode' look above it. The mouse moved off the bottom of the screen and re-entered on the top.
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Jorel (flickers, blackouts, line , displaced screen, ...) and the slow wifi issue
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB ichbinglitched mine flickered on first boot (on the "select your language" screen) a few days ago and started spazzing out completely
Flickering display 27" 3.33 Core2Duo 1TB mactoubib It is easily reproducible, by just activating the screen saver arabesque or activating TimeMachine.
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB jonashh_dk
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB QuickbookMDD this problem occurred nonstop upon first boot up. I had it plugged in a power strip with a 2 macbook pro's as well. I then put the 27" in a new power strip on its own with its own outlet with nothing else plugged into it and this problem hasn't reoccur
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB frodo20 It happens mostly when I switch on after the display has been asleep for a while.
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB stevo77 I then left it switched on over night and when I woke it from sleep this morning the screen started jumping up and down and displayed horizontal lines at the top and bottom.
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB vegavnil
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB nickferrett
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB gustaven2000 Sometimes the screen completely blacks out for 2-3 seconds on intervals of 5-6 secs and the machine becomes useless.
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Infotech247 It seems to happen to me when copying via Firewire. My screen doesn't black out, I just get a couple of 1 pixel'ish lines (multi coloured) appear across the middle of the screen for a split second. I've been using the machine for less than 5 minutes b
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB Breaksandbeats I got the new iMac 27" (dual core) about two weeks ago and have experienced the flickering screen to a lesser extent than many on here but still enough to worry.
Noisy Screen 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB jeremyanderson
Noisy Screen 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB iSkid
Noisy Screen 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB steve_lux Got my second 27inch and they both make that noise. I would love to hear what tech support says.
Noisy Screen 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB swampystorm I have notice exactly the same problem! High pitched whining sound decreased by reducing the brightness. Sound is quiet and you have to listen for it. This is my third Imac.
Noisy Screen 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Garciam_sa At full brightness and the very lowest brightness settings, the sound goes almost entirely out of my range of hearing but in between, it becomes rather prevalent. It does not seem to be worsening though
Noisy Screen 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB xnay
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Black outs, horizontal video tearing in mirrored mode when external monitor attached
Flickering display 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 500GB Shaun Priest Basically before I put my iMac to sleep at night, I put the brightness down to 1 notch, so when I wake up in the morning and check my email the brightness doesn't damage my eyes! I done this the first night I got the iMac and the next morning, when I woke... Read More
Flickering display 27" 3.33 Core2Duo 2TB Took 4 calls and over 3 hours on the phone to get Apple to accept return/exchange
Cracked glass (bottom left) 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB jmikal01@yahoo.com Noticed cracked glass after startup. Shipped back to Apple before knowing about this feedback site. Also would not boot successfully after Windows 7 installed on HD partition.
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB rkbrown81@gmail.com
noisy-hd,perfect 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB All ok, but the hard drive produce more noise than my old iMac24 Hard Drive noise
Flickering display 27" 3.33 Core2Duo 1TB
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB
Noisy Screen 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Screen was noisy. Had to bring it back
Noisy hard drive 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB
Flickering display 27" 3.33 Core2Duo 1TB
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB graphics card upgraded, logic board replaced, system memory maxed out. Flickering and black outs are unacceptably bad. Apple service is even worse. In a word: horrible experience!!! Makes me want to run back to ibm post haste. intermittent flickering of... Read More
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB one week old, today the first 4 flickerings. But (!) first day with true 64bit mode.
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Display started flickering and having flashing lines within 1 hour after new machine was booted for first time. Dimming display seemed to help.
Flickering after Firmware Update 27" 3.33 Core2Duo 1TB
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Flickering display, blackouts, and, under certain system configurations, tearing. Have been dealing with morons for over 3 months on these issues. Got a new moron with no continuity of care. They had me spend 2 hours reinstalling/updating the operating... Read More
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Flickering display, blackouts, and, under certain system configurations, tearing. Have been dealing with morons for over 3 months on these issues. Got a new moron with no continuity of care. They had me spend 2 hours reinstalling/updating the operating... Read More
Yellow screen 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Before update i have no problems, After the update the screen look yellow