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One way to fix an overheating graphics chip in an iMac
Authored by: Typhoon14 on Jan 20, '10 11:20:20AM

This just doesn't make sense. If a computer just starts overheating out of the blue after working fine for over a year, it is not likely to be a design defect requiring such a drastic solution. This sounds strongly like a case of dust in the system, a broken fan somewhere, or an unrelated hardware problem that will either reoccur in the future, or that you somehow fixed by reseating everything when you dismantled the system. In any case, this seems like a really ill-advised hint and I thoroughly question whether those gunshot holes in the back of the case actually make any difference, other than to weaken the chassis and guarantee that you will suck in a ton of airborne junk.



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