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  1. Joakes02

    Mid2011 Imac 27" Graphics compatibility

    Hello everyone! My Imac's graphics card recently just went and I see very few options for upgrades. There are the AMD graphics which are known to fail, Which I am not trying to replace mine with. There are the 4gb Nvidia K4100M's and I am about to pull the trigger and buy it. I would like to be...
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    Microsoft Teams Meeting

    Is it possible to participate/loin a Microsoft Teams meeting, using my iMac?
  3. Joakes02

    Mid 2011 Imac Graphics Compatability

    Hello everyone! My Imac's graphics card recently just went and I see very few options for upgrades. There are the AMD graphics which are known to fail, Which I am not trying to replace mine with. There are the 4gb Nvidia K4100M's and I am about to pull the trigger and buy it. I would like to be...
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    Possible to rebuild iMac

    I love the design of the iMac and were wondering if it could be converted into a gaming machine. I have found myself a used iMac 27" from Late 2013 and I am trying to understand if it would be possible to upgrade more or less everything apart from the chasis. In other words, I would like to do...
  5. S

    2008 iMac 10.5 boot stuck on blue or multicolor screen

    Hey guys, I'm having a huge problem. This morning I was working on a project on PT 8 LE on my 2008 iMac (10.5), when suddenly a plugin crashed. I had the multicolor wheel cursor for a while and couldn't force-quit or anything, so I rebooted my mac. Since that moment, the mac hasn't been able...
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    2017 iMac Display -Please Help!

    I’ve got a difficult one... (I joined the forum simply to ask this question so I’m hoping you all can help me!) I have a 2017 5k iMac 580 8gb 3.8 i5 with 2Tb Fusion Drive that I upgraded. I put in a 4Tb Samsung 870 SSD, a 2Tb Samsung nvme and a 4.2ghz i7 After installation, everything worked...
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    iMac Pro Dosdude1 Catalina on Imac 2011 APFS error

    Hi all, I want to install catalina on my 2010 Imac (with dosdude1 latest Catalina pathcer) but everytime I try i'll get an error: 'MacOs cannot be installed on your computer. With an error: 49244. It seems I cannot fix the issue, disk utility wont help me...
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    21.5" iMac will not power on

    The HDD on my iMac failed couple weeks back and yesterday, I opened the screen and replaced the dead HDD with an SSD. Powered on the Mac and reinstalled Catalina using a bootable USB drive. Everything went well and macOS got installed. After first login, the system prompted me that there are...
  9. ultrasaw

    What Emulators/Games Run Best on the G3?

    So I understand the G3's capabilities are... not particularly broad, especially relative to newer and faster PPC chips. That being said I am pretty uninformed when it comes to the plethora of software that both runs and has been optimized to run on the thing. Emulators in particular peak my...
  10. patearrings

    Should i switch from my 2019 27" imac to the M1 mac mini?

    Hey guys. I bought my 27"imac i5 with upgraded radeon pro vega 48 card back in April. Today i have borrowed the new M1 mac mini from a friend just to test it out and compare the two. I have to say, i am totally blown away by the performance from a machine that costs only £700. On top of...
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    Anyone use Phobio for trade-in before? Nightmare experience. [Merged]

    I figured this would be the best place for this question so I'm hoping someone can chime in with advice. I recently decided to upgrade from a 2015 11" MacBook to a new MacBook Pro 13". In the past I've traded in or sold devices through Gazelle, Swappa, eBay, Craigslist, and even somewhat...
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    iMac Pro 4K HEVC Massive Stutter - iMac Pro 2017 - 8 Core - Vega 56, 32GB RAM

    Hey guys, I have send some of my 4k 60FPS iPhone 12 Pro Max Videos to my iMac Pro (8 Core, Vega 56, 32GB Ram, 1TB SSD running Big Sur) and its dropping frames and running choppy. then i Tried to play this file here from Sony 4k HEVC .mp4 and sound is running but picture is running like 1-2 FPS...
  13. MrZupp

    iMac 2011 K1100M - Target Display Mode Problem

    Hi, I'm trying to connect a Ryzen PC to my iMac 27" 2011 with a flashed K1100M running High Sierra, ( OpenCore 0.6.4 27" Nvidia config.plist ) but Target Display Mode doesn't work for some reason. I've tried it with a 2018 15" MacBook Pro using a 2m Thunderbolt 2 cable and a Thunderbolt 2 female...
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    iMac stuck update

    Hello, I'm on an IMac mid 2017 I tried to update my Mac running under Mojave to Big Sur. I got an error that the disk check couldn't be done. Since if I boot the mac in normal mode I can't start it, it gets stuck on the apple logo. So I wanted to reset the mac but when I open the disk utility...
  15. TechInit

    Early 2008 iMac 24" GPU Upgrade Options

    Hi there, I've just got an old 2008 24" iMac for £30, and I want to use it for some older-title gaming, web browsing and all the other stuff you do with an older iMac. My only problem is, it has the Radeon HD 2600 Pro which isnt all that great. I've been looking at images of the 2600 and I've...
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    2020 iMac render & preview performance is very slow.

    hi, I bought a new iMac in December 2020. ( ) Render and preview performance in After Effects is very slow. My 2011 MacBook Pro (i5 2.4Ghz, 16gb ram, 512 gpu) computer runs faster. For...
  17. Cruciarius

    iMac 27" late 2014 trade-in questions

    Has anyone done a trade-in with an iMac? Did it go well? I have a late 2014 model and right away I have a question about it. My internal drive is a 3.12 TB fusion drive. That is the default drive it came with. However, when I go to Apple's trade-in process it tells me that this is my iMac: iMac...
  18. CCBinDFW

    Mac late 2012 Missing Fusion Drive

    I have read past posts on this but want to include my specs and issue to ensure I am doing what I can to properly address since this is a custom that I’d love to keep going as long as possible. Here is what I have originally. Here is what I see when I run diskutil list.
  19. bana281

    iMac 27" 2017 fusion drive, extremely slow start with Big Sur

    My iMac 27" 2017 with fusion drive starts very slowly with Big Sur, 4-5 minutes until ready, just 2 usual login items. There's SSD in the drive and it should start as fast as by previous versions of macOS. Is it normal for the fusion drive to look like this? SSD not separated and...
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    27" iMac 2019 - 64gb RAM Installation Questions

    I recently purchased 2x32gb RAM chips from OWC for my 2019 27" iMac with i9. I removed the original Mac RAM (2x4gb) and installed the OWC RAM only. I was not able to boot the computer when placing the OWC RAM in the same slots the Mac RAM(1 & 3) inhabited. I was able to boot the computer when I...