Apple Launches Graphics Card Replacement Program for Select Mid-2011 iMacs

Posted August 17, 2013 at 1:06am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 14939 views

Apple has launched a replacement program for the graphics card used in some mid-2011 iMacs, reports 9to5Mac.

Apple has determined that some AMD Radeon HD 6970M video cards used in 27-inch iMac computers with 3.1GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 or 3.4GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processors may fail, causing the computer’s display to appear distorted, white or blue with vertical lines, or to turn black. iMac computers with affected video cards were sold between May 2011 and October 2012.

The last four characters of the serial number must contain one of the following groups (for example, xxxxxxxxDHJQ):
● DHJQ, DHJW, DL8Q, DNGH, DNJ9, or DMW8
● DPM1, DPM2, DPNV, DNY0, DRVP, DY6F, F610

You can see the graphics issue demonstrated in the video below. If you have one of the specified Macs, Apple will replace the AMD graphics card free of charge for three years from the computer's purchase date. If you've already replaced the card at your own expense you may be eligible for a refund.

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iJobs - August 19, 2013 at 4:13am
That's really Apple officially program? Cause I can't find it at Apple support webpage.
fake steve right above and below - August 18, 2013 at 5:37am
I'm buttfucked by blue screen shit and people would be so dumbfucked like you to buy something that looks like windorks 1? Fuck it, it's evolution of starting over because dildo baits doesn't try like you! Oh multitask 2 apps, oh zooming out! Why you ask? Because these are shit we don't fuck about like a wannabe iTroll fag! Go back to your iCave dumbass!
Steve Gayod - August 18, 2013 at 5:34am
Samsuck is doing far worse from what we experiences, their notecrooks and pee c's are running like windorks 8! They not introduce things like them, they're styles like them and they're the same shit like them! Sheepdroids will still line up! Fack both companies and mostly dildo baits for trying to take aim at ipad just because of their own pointeless crap rt (retarded) is crashing like blue screens no matter what!
Hijglander - August 17, 2013 at 5:21am
iMac was still under warranty when the gpu failed and needed replacing.
Jakracker - August 27, 2013 at 11:00am
- December 04, 2011 12:54 AMIf you want your iPhone to last for two years has been quality, a stnrog case that the iPhone is a great quality to help protect the antennas on your iPhone.
Hijglander - August 17, 2013 at 5:16am
Mine already got replaced twice at the beginning of this year..
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