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  1. M

    Gtx 965m GPU in 2011 iMac 27 inch

    Need to know if a GTX 965m GPU will work in my iMac 2011, will it work but just not have boot screen or brightness control?
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    Re-seating iMac 27 2011 motherboard

    Hi, I’ve been a spectator of this forum for awhile now, especially of the 2011 iMac GPU upgrade thread. I had acquired one of these machines myself about 4 months ago, I wanted to eventually make it my primary computer, so I set out to install an SSD, additional RAM, along with applying new...
  3. S

    2017 5K iMac RAM Upgrade

    Hello. I want to upgrade the RAM of my 2017 5K iMac with 2x8GB sticks. It currently has the 2x4GB stock RAM installed. What brands do you recommend ? Kingston, Crucial etc.? Can I mix the the RAM sticks ? Meaning I keep the 2x4GB stock sticks and add the new ones in the empty slots? I've...
  4. M

    Mac Pro -2013 Monitor compatibility

    Hi there, Using a 2013 mac pro d300's 3.5 6 core etc... I'm looking to upgrade my monitor, been using an asus PA248Q for 6 years or so and its been fantastic. Id like to get a 27-inch 4k display budget is around 550 GBP Can someone please explain what ill miss out on if I buy Ben Q PD2700U...
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    iMac 2019 - upgraded w 2 extra ram and the speed dropped to 2400 MHz?

    Hi everybody. I bought the iMac 2019 27" base model with 2x 4GB ram in it. Today I upgraded it with 2x 16 GB 2666 MHz DDR4 Corsair Vengeance. At first the computer didn't boot, but after inserting the new Corsair ram into the slots the original ram was, and placing the original ram in the empty...
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    Resolved 27" LED Cinema Display (not Thunderbolt) with 2013 MacPro?

    Hi guys, I'm currently using a mid 2010 Mac Pro with an Apple 27" LED Cinema Display (not Thunderbolt). I'm thinking of upgrading to a late 2013 Mac Pro and was wondering if i can use my display with this new Mac Pro? Is there some kind of adapter i can use to connect the Mini-Display Port to...
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    Upgrade iMac Fusion Drive: Processes for Late 2015 27" and Late 2013 27"

    Hello Folks, First time poster here and relative newb. Please be gentle I'm looking to upgrade the fusion drives in two (2) imacs...a Late 2015 27" and a Late 2013 27" Please take a look at the processes I come up with: Upgrade iMac Fusion Drive: Process Late 2015 27” 1. Change Permissions...
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    27” spec advice

    Hello everyone. I’m hoping someone with something of a better Mac knowledge/experience base than mine can advise me. I’m thinking of getting a 27” iMac (maybe a MBP as an outside bet if anyone thinks that mat be a good option) but wondering as to which of the models available would offer the...
  9. adelejjeh

    Scale resolution for large monitor

    Hello Everyone I just recently bought a Full HD 27" monitor to use with my MBPr. At 1080p resolution, the user interface on the mac is huge (i.e. fonts are large, toolbar buttons are large, everything is large...) giving much less workspace than I had hoped for. I understand that this is...
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    What iMac for pro video editing?

    Hey, how are you guys doing? I'm a video editor (starting out) and beginner music producer. I work with Adobe CC programs. Im looking to buy a 2017 27 inch iMac. I have a budget of about 2700€ / 3000$. I'll be crying when I spend it because it took so long to earn that money but hopefully the...
  11. lightningsalesuk

    2009 iMac Screen problem, please help!

    I am running a 27 Inch 2009 i7 iMac which was having problems, The graphics card has been repaired before. When I turned it on It had these lines on the screen. I was told it was an LCD problem by a user. I went ahead and ordered an LCD, I installed it and booted it up again and as you...
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    iMac 2011 27" Apple stock SSD swap

    Hi guys! Thought I'd post this here since there's little information about this exact procedure. Today I proceeded to swap the original Apple TS256C 256GBSSD with a Samsung EVO 850 250GB in my iMac 27" mid-2011 12,2. It's a pretty straight forward procedure and you can follow the instructions up...
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    mid 2011 27" iMac - dying GPU

    Hi all I have an iMac from mid 2011, 27" i7 with the 2GB GDDR 5 AMD 6970m card. And im getting some black screens, with vertical 1pt. red lines, when i then reboot i get Grey or mostly Blue screens. I have tried this: Boot into Single-User mode Execute the following commands: /sbin/fsck...
  14. gabeascarl

    SSD or Fusion, the quesiton of our century

    Hello all, I have been extremely torn over purchasing a late 2015 iMac or a new 2016 MacBook Pro 15 inch and have a question about the iMac. I already know if I get the iMac (middle selection) I will: - Upgrade to 4.0 GHz i7 processor - Purchase two 8gb RAM sticks from OWC for $110 for a total...
  15. PapaGino

    2011 27in IMac 1TB bad sectors

    Hi everyone, So a few days ago bought a 2011 27in IMac I7 2600 off a buddy of mine that his work threw out. I installed OS Sierra and it works fine as if nothing is wrong. Disk Utility reports no issues (never trusted Disk Utility) so I downloaded DriveDX and it reported that over 90...
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    iMac screen slightly peeling off

    Hello, I have a Mid 2011 27 inch iMac. It has never been opened or physically upgraded. (No need to). The computer computer has been moved between two cities. We took it for a smooth 200km car ride. Recently, we have noticed that the screen was peeling off a little bit. Upon inspection, it...
  17. jace127

    Artifacts on screen

    Hi, i bought a Custom 5k 27 inch iMac and am really happy with it but today i was browsing through the internet and decided to move the window when suddenly artifacts appeared on my screen, did a restart and till now id didn't happen. Anyone knows or heard about this issue please? attached you...
  18. jace127

    Switching from Windows to Mac

    Hi guys, i am currently waiting for my custom built iMac 5k 27" with the following specs Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0 GHz AMD Radeon R9 M390 - 2048 MB, Core: 958 MHz, Memory: 1365 MHz, GDDR5 VGA 8192 MB Ram Apple Fusion Drive 1TB (24 GB SSD + 1 TB HDD), 1024 GB I mostly will be doing Photoshop...