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Summary (2819 total)

Processor (issues only)
3.06C2D: 652
3.33C2D: 59
2.66i5: 524
2.8i7: 964

Screen Size (issues only)
21.5": 209
27": 1990

Graphics Card (issues only)
9400M: 99
4670: 568
4850: 1532

Build Quality Over Time
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Batch (Week Built) (issues only)
09-39: 10
09-40: 8
09-41: 8
09-42: 30
09-43: 60
09-44: 42
09-45: 112
09-46: 211
09-47: 239
09-48: 198
09-49: 141
09-50: 284
09-51: 102
09-52: 128
09-53: 72
10-01: 75
10-02: 32
10-03: 27
10-04: 47
10-05: 38
10-06: 28
10-07: 34
10-08: 41
10-09: 31
10-10: 19
10-11: 21
10-12: 15
10-13: 15
10-14: 23
10-15: 10
10-16: 15
10-17: 10
10-18: 8
10-19: 6
10-20: 2
10-21: 5
10-22: 3
10-23: 3
10-24: 6
10-25: 5
10-27: 4
10-28: 4
10-29: 2
10-31: 2
10-32: 1
10-33: 2
10-35: 2
10-37: 1
10-38: 1
10-39: 1
10-40: 3
10-41: 1
10-42: 2
10-44: 2
10-45: 2
10-47: 2
10-48: 2
10-52: 1
Condition iMac Specs Source Comments
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB rkmiller Purchased at BestBuy 11/25/09 -- returned it after Xmas for full refund.
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB flickering, but no blackouts (yet)
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB lacidar massive flickering and black screen one hour after startup doing downloads
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB Flickering, both vhere the screen goes black for a second and turns on again, and where the bottom of the screen is just ... well "flickering"
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Flickering screen blacks out. Apple due to replace next weekend
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB This was REP01. Quality control seems not up to much. Screen was filthy - fingerprints, sticky tape mark, bumps that looked like dry spittal and scratches or hair inside glass at the bottom.
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB pris
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Gregory W half-second blackouts accompany flickering. Intermittent, sometimes days without prob.
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB rrh Offset Screen Display
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB Douglas Stott Screen flickers, goes black, horizontal bands going up, dock goes to top of screen
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB rgg My first computer was a week 48 and flicker. I got a replacement week 53 that flickers too.
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB nischel flickering display, black for a short time
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 2TB
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB BTO
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB After and hour or two of contstant use the screen flickers occasionally with horizontal, grey static. After more time screen blacks out completely. Seems to be heat related possibly. The top of iMac after 3 hours is VERY HOT.
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB also offset problem under bootcamp (Windows Seven)
Flickering display 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 500GB Display flickers (or maybe refresh rate is slow? not completely sure). It only is very noticeable at lower brightness or when the screen dims.
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Screen flickers and display splits where bottom 5" appears at top of screen Screen-split, with the bottom 5" of display showing at top of screen.
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Replaced - same problem -No solution - no replacement. FREEZES AND THE FLICKERS. Sometimes menu bar moves 1/2 way down screen.2nd Imac
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB It worked great the first few days, although the Imac became a little hot on the back. But now we have constant flickering
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB I tested my new iMac for about 6 days after arrival. Though without installing other software. Nothing suspicious. The system seemed okay. So I thought great, I am one of the lucky guys! I starded to install my first software (Final Cut Studio). Guess... Read More
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB casha occasional black screen
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Seems to happen if I am viewing Quicktime. Happened yesterday when I was viewing the iPad Keynote
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB chuckbarnes flickering screen - occaisionally goes black for 1/2 second or so
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB In South Africa so Apple unhelpful but have a work around.Unplug from power source, wait till cool, plug in and restart. Works for me.
Flickering display 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB popey46
Flickering display 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 500GB Flickering was most noticeable when display intensity was below 40%. Unit exchanged for a W8004 (Jan 2010)...so far no snags.
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB
Flickering display 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 500GB ghjuva flickering occurs when brightness is below 50% (It seems move visible when imac is running for at least 1 hour none
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB set screen to lowest brightness. put in sleep mode then wake .. produces flicker latest frimware no help ring
Flickering display 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 500GB
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB took to an authorized dealer for repair
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB I am in South Africa. Doesn't Africa count?? this is the 2nd computer. On the first one the SD card reader didn't work out of the box. The 2nd worked fine for 4 days, then started turning itself off, eventually not switching on at all. Since it came back... Read More
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
Flickering display 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 500GB apple replaced led board it fixed the problem
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB naturalment ATI 5750 1GB In middle bright display start to flickering.
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB HALF SCREEN LOW LIGHT