Viewing issue data for week 2009-48

Summary (198 total)

Processor
3.06C2D: 66
3.33C2D: 5
2.66i5: 50
2.8i7: 77

Graphics Card
NVIDIA 9400M: 5
ATI 4670: 63
ATI 4850: 130
Screen Size
21.5": 14
27": 184

 

Hard Drive Size
500GB": 6
1TB": 169
2TB": 23
Condition iMac Specs Source Comments
Cracked glass (other location) 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Across entire screen Across entire screen
Cracked glass (other location) 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB ParallelP The screen was COMPLETELY SHATTERED. Not just cracked glass. The only thing holding all that broken glass in place was the plastic film they put over the front of it.
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB starocker Mine is W8948, now flickering
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Vernon_Fernando I live in the UK and I am outside of my 14 day return policy by 4 days with my iMac 27". My iMac is flickering a lot and has now started to black out.
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB icats2 Occasionally flutter just like the videos on youtube.com. Apple came out last week and replaced the LCD display and the interconnect cable.
Yellow screen 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB zipper333 I was working on a Numbers formula and "Freeze,Flickering Little Rectangles all over screen" unable to close anything or Quit or anything. I had to hold the Power button for about 10 seconds to get it to shut down. Long time to restart.
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB mdevereux Have watched a few movies and the flicker and black out is annoying. Random 1 second black outs and flicker is a problem thats starting to annoy me. Did not seem to notice it happening much at first but I think its getting worse.
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Misterzeee Mine's been okay and then it started flickering randomly after about a week. Seems to do it about 15 minutes after startup while the Mac is still quite cool. Flickering stops for the rest of the day after a reboot.
Cracked glass (other location) 27" 2.66 Quad i5 2TB Large, curved crack from lower right to mid center bottom. Partially shattered in right edge.
Cracked glass (bottom left) 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Andrew X Harrison I think the problem may be a slightly raised section of metal near the very left edge of the iMac where it meets the screen at the bottom.
Cracked glass (bottom left) 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB reachbgk Like many others, i received my 27-inch iMAC with cracked screen as well. My replacement 27-inch iMAC arrived today. Guess what ????....its cracked.
Dead pixels 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB Slicecom The iSight in my 27" i5 has 28 dead pixels. Needless to say, it's going back to the Apple store.
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB opus.az I've had two bouts of flickering where the screen will flash off for an instant or sometimes a white band will flash on the screen.
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Simon Catton Started when viewing Youtube on Firefox 3.5.5. Hard shutdown as would not restart.
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB trolliedp
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Monolithxxx
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Postfrosch
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Sonics99 New imac i7 quad core, had it for a few days and then did the flicker thing a few times. It then went away for about a week and now is back again and worse. I used to work for Apple doing repairs (a long time back before they opened the apple store... Read More
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB igor.s28 After letting the computer on overnight (for downloading purposes), (I turned the display off but the computer itself was on whole night.. Next morning after like 4 hrs, I start using it, and the horizontal screen flicker appears
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB fisi2000 Bought a new 27" iMac and the display began to flicker around an became black many times for about 2 seconds. Called the customer support and now get a new one.
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
Yellow screen 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Both yellow tinge and flickering Flickering
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB yellow tinge
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB Jon Abbott I just played X-Plane 9.40RC16 for a few minutes on max settings (nearly maxing out the 512MB of video memory), and it started flickering. I immediately closed X-Plane and the flickering/blacking out continued. Rebooting fixed it (so far).
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB 1st replacement unit
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB TUS Bob it is very intermittent and (happily) infrequent. It is also impossible to reproduce "on demand."
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Brian_1338 I started getting screen flickering / tearing / blackouts on my i7 iMac a few days after receiving it. (A week 46 model.) It also had the yellowish tint on the bottom third of the screen. I couldn't figure out a way to consistently reproduce it. It... Read More
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB dangercat xxl First Day flickering and shutoff. Following Days there were no obviously problem. Today flickering and shoutoff starting again.
glass,noisy-hd 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB harddrive noisey dust behind glass
DOA (won't boot) 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB Booted up fine twoce; installed soteware. Third time no boot up, no chime.
Cracked glass (bottom left) 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
DOA (won't boot) 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Sander Scholtens I shut down the iMac for the night which got me to a blue screen with a spinning pinwheel. After some 90 minutes this disappeared and it had shut down..Not really trusting this situation I tried to start it again, unfortunately nothing happened. After... Read More
flickering,pixels 27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB rkbaker48 Dead pixels
Noisy fans 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB flickering occasionally sometimes even causes screen to display the dock on the upper 3/4ths of the screen
Yellow screen 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB jackwong555 Yellow Tinge
Yellow screen 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Just like iMacs from 2 years ago (returned), this has the yellow tinge in the lower center & right parts of the screen. Cannot color-correct images with a screen like this! So aggravated.
Noisy hard drive 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB Occassional grumbling/resonating WDC WD1001FALS-40U9B0 Rev: 20.04F20 not directly correlating to read/write access. Bought in store, no idea when it was shipped to store.
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Glenn Farrell About 15 minutes after startup screen began to flicker and progressed to brief blackouts.
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB lievengekiere@me.com
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB
flickering,yellow 27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB haariss Screen not aligned with RHS too much to the left by approx 1.5mm. Also finishing of screen is poor at the bottom. Yello tinge very evident and flickering continuously, Screen Note Aligned and Yellow tinge
Cracked glass (bottom left) 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB rick@saalhouse.com flickering started after one week
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB bobsy491 Screen goes black for a second or so.
Yellow screen 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
Other issue 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB dirt behind the glass
Cracked glass (bottom left) 27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB flicker