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Summary (2816 total)

Processor (issues only)
3.06C2D: 649
3.33C2D: 59
2.66i5: 524
2.8i7: 964

Screen Size (issues only)
21.5": 209
27": 1987

Graphics Card (issues only)
9400M: 98
4670: 566
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: 2
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
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB sometimes the display goes completely black for a few seconds
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Starting malfunctioning after about 40 minutes of operation. 1st of 2 to fail Momentary black screen every 60 seconds
Flickering display 27" 3.33 Core2Duo 1TB
Flickering display 27" 3.33 Core2Duo 1TB was the second of three replacements which had all the same screen flickering issue dock moves up to top of screen, weird black/white bar across the screen
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB MC Shark 5th Vienna Disctrict, Wrong Keyboard, Screen Blackouts
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB lfrivag@hotmail.com
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB JoakimNordlund
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 2TB Black-outs
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB I'am at work. Dont'have serial. There is the flicker + a 1 sec black screen. Every 2-3 minutes. None
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB WLAN does not work properly
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB After 1-2 days flickering and display dimming just begins: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvYcOLQVbsk
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB none
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
Flickering display 27" 3.33 Core2Duo 1TB
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB 2 pixel dead
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB Shifted bottom screen
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Refounded.
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Performed fine for 1.5 weeks, then began to see intermittent screen flickering. A similar intermittent "crack" also heard occasionally over the speakers when no music playing.
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB buying at FNAC store/Genoa (Italy) - screen flickering for three time from date of buying, no definitive solution with PRAM reset
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB Used the iMac for two days, encountered the issues twice (blackouts). Putting the system in standby resolves the issue. However this is just a workaround, i'm gonna get it replaced ASAP. Apart from this issue the iMac works awesome.
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB I had a flickering display, when new, not as bad as the one used as an example.
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Used 4 days and a few times of flickering screen... maybe blackout but I didn't aware... from the brown box label it was late Nov slot... seems better than other cases...
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB this is second unit that failed after replacement of first unit
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Will try to get repaired over christmas Dead pixels
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB tomasu@arrakis.es 5 min after booting screen was slipping downwards, happend a few more times since that
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Lauro Bravar Screen flickering, not heat related. Happens when viewing web pages
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB first day ==> flickering display
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB jemamo
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB Susan Novak I don't know about the hard drive The menu bar on the finder window drops down about 4 inches from the top and the top of what is displayed on the monitor is what should be displayed on the bottom. This is an intermittent problem, usually occurs when the... Read More
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 2TB Have only seen the Offset display once so far, restarting cleared the problem. Offset Screen Display
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB screen flicker and black out in 1st 15 minutes
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB dbrattperc Had one evening around the third day with the machine - terrible flickering & blackouts for several hours. After looking for solutions online, downloaded smcFan Control & slightly increased the fan speed and have not had the problem since.
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB ArMyZ Running iphoto, photo booth and safari display starts flickering. Putting in stop and resuming the issue seems to disappear
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Also this second iMac has problems and will return.
Flickering display 27" 3.33 Core2Duo 1TB redlink Also experiencing the random flicker and the 2 inch horizontal b&w stripes sometimes at the bottom of the screen, sometimes near the top, where it makes the menu inaccessible.
Flickering display 27" 3.06 Core2Duo 1TB RSHTS flickering screen
Flickering display 27" 2.8 Quad i7 1TB Flickering rarely there. Often when RAID is connected as well.
Flickering display 27" 2.66 Quad i5 1TB