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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: 16
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: 1
10-52: 1
Condition iMac Specs Source Comments
Yellow screen 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB This is a replacement of a week 41 suffering yellow tinge and no improvement i.e. still yellow tinge.
Yellow screen 27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB Dreaded yellow peril evident. Gets far worse if you use the display for a sustained duration (40 mins+). Totally unsuitable for GFX / Photo manipulation and colour correction
Yellow screen 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
Yellow screen 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
Yellow screen 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB SimonUK Two 24" Imac's with screen issues (colour gradients, dark banding and dead pixels), one of which had a replacement panel (also faulty) later ... a new 27" as a replacement (non-refurb. - 'new') and still screen issues. Seems every generation has screen... Read More
Yellow screen 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB
Yellow screen 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB
Yellow screen 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
Yellow screen 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB Scrivener Pronounced yellow tinge shading to blue white from bottom right to top left
Yellow screen 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB 2nd better but not perfect 2nd better but not perfect
Yellow screen 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
Yellow screen 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
Yellow screen 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
Yellow screen 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB
Yellow screen 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB
Yellow screen 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Yellowing on the bottom third of the screen; otherwise perfect. It seems to have gotten worse over the past week.
Yellow screen 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB
Yellow screen 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 500GB yellow tinge as described by others affecting bottom 1/3 of screen, particularly bottom right portion
Yellow screen 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
Yellow screen 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB
Yellow screen 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB spurv2 Scratching cd's, dvd's
Yellow screen 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB 2nd imac, replacement from store, even worse than original one.
Yellow screen 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB
Yellow screen 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 500GB
Yellow screen 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 500GB
Yellow screen 27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB
Yellow screen 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB 8GB RAM
Yellow screen 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Jiten Very slight yellowing at the bottom especially at the bottom right of my screen. Too bad everything about this computer was perfect
Yellow screen 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Yellow tint at lower bottom of screen, but very soft. Will get an new one, hoping it will be fine.
Yellow screen 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Yellow tinge from the centre to the lower right corner. It's faint but hard to ignore. Love the machine otherwise.
Yellow screen 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB mrbubbles2
Yellow screen 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Bottom half yellow. Awaiting third replacement!
Yellow screen 21.5" 3.33 Core2Duo 1TB omadlom This is my 3rd Imac!!!! Still has the yellow tinge, which is a bit worse this time than the other two on the bottom third of the screen as per usual. However I will be keeping this one as it doesn't have the crazy dog whistle that the other 2 did. That... Read More
Yellow screen 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB
Yellow screen 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
Yellow screen 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB Backlight bleeding, CD/DVD drive scratching discs
Yellow screen 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 500GB
Yellow screen 21.5" 3.33 Core2Duo 1TB Wolfdale This replacement has the same problem as the original. White point shifts from somewhat blue (top left) to very yellow (bottom right). It's not as prominent as my first machine, but I still find it too distracting for everyday use. It gives everything on... Read More
Yellow screen 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 500GB
Yellow screen 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB uli101 display appears to be divided in upper (white) and lower (yellow) half
Yellow screen 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB
Yellow screen 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Screen is patchy in brightness with shaded band 1 inch from bottom, as well as strong yellow shift
Yellow screen 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Very bad yellow tinge, across the whole bottom of the screen. Now returned for refund
Yellow screen 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
Yellow screen 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB This is my THIRD unit. First had dent on top of screen! Second and now third have yellow screens. As a longtime Apple user I can say their QC has gone way down… even Dell manages better than this. I investigated the yellow tint issue and it's not the... Read More
Yellow screen 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB cam I have the 21.5" display - and liked it so much that I returned it to upgrade to the 27". he 21.5" system seemed faster and certainly had a better display over what I have now.
Yellow screen 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB
Yellow screen 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Sune Pedersen Basically the whole lower middle of the screen is gradiently more yellow....
Yellow screen 21.5" 3.06 Core2Duo 500GB Local Apple store manager denies he has heard of the problem. Would not discuss unless I made an appointment to see tech people at later date.
Yellow screen 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB bluespot on the black screen you see a yellow backlight bleed in left corner and white backlight bleed in right ... on test screen the yellow is there but not as bad the example on website