Anyone had these problems with their Rev A G5s?

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by ZildjianKX, Jan 20, 2005.

  1. macrumors 68000


    May 18, 2003
    I have a 1.8 GHz SP Rev A. G5 (I know I got screwed)...

    Anyways, the fans inside have been making this weird oscillating noise. Basically when it's idle the fan makes a normal sound, but gets quite every seconds. The fact that the sound isn't constant is starting to give me a headache. Do you think this is something I could get fixed under applecare?

    Second, every once in awhile the speakers make a beeping sound... I'm thinking it has something to do with the powersupply for some reason...
  2. macrumors 65816


    Feb 14, 2004
    I'm pretty sure these are known issues (power supply problems ring a bell) so I'm certain it can be fixed under warranty.

    I don't think you got screwed getting a Rev A 1.8GHz - I thought these are superior in some ways to the later lower-spec machines (e.g. PCI-X etc.)? Or do you mean when they replaced it with the dual 1.8? Hardware will always get updated so you pays yer money...!
  3. thread starter macrumors 68000


    May 18, 2003
    Thanks for the response. I meant I got screwed since they kept the SP 1.8 model out for 10 weeks.

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