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Current version by: oldturkey03 (vote details) ,

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Is the GPU dying?

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A few months ago, my iMac suddenly shut down, and wouldn't turn back on. After getting it checked and serviced, I was told that the Logic Board(?) was dying. However the Mac still can boot, although the screen wouldn't turn on unless I manually restart the Mac around 2-4 times.

According to a forum, it's caused by a failing GPU. Apparently it can be "fixed" by basically reflowing the solder. I don't want to take the risk of damaging the card by heating it up, however, so I wanted to know. Is this actually caused by the GPU?

If it's the GPU that is failing, I have plans replacing it with a newer Radeon 6xxx card.

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iMac Intel 27" EMC 2309 and 2374

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Original post by: Farie Indriawan ,

Title:

Is the GPU dying?

Text:

A few months ago, my iMac suddenly shut down, and wouldn't turn back on. After getting it checked and serviced, I was told that the Logic Board(?) was dying. However the Mac still can boot, although the screen wouldn't turn on unless I manually restart the Mac around 2-4 times.

According to a forum, it's caused by a failing GPU. Apparently it can be "fixed" by basically reflowing the solder. I don't want to take the risk of damaging the card by heating it up, however, so I wanted to know. Is this actually caused by the GPU?

If it's the GPU that is failing, I have plans replacing it with a newer Radeon 6xxx card.

设备:

iMac Intel 27" EMC 2309 and 2374

Status:

open