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    Replace/Upgrade Logic Board on a mid 2011 iMac 27"

    Recently, a client's mid 2011 27" iMac died on him. His repair guy said it was beyond repair & worthless. He was gonna throw it out if I didn't want it. It seemed like such a waste so I said thank you & took it home. Physically, it looks to be in mint condition. No scratches anywhere. It...
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    Iphone helppp!!

    Good evening to all! I have the iphone7. I tried to upgrade to ios15, I have a very old ios definitely back behind ios12. I would not go through the process of upgrading my mobile phone if it did not stop letting me download applications that need newer software than the one I have...
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    Upgrade GPU and CPU for a late-2009 Imac

    Hi everyone ! I will have in the next few weeks the old Imac late-2009 with a core 2 duo 3.06GHz and a Geforce 9400M from my dad, and I plan to upgrade it. I already have upgraded the ram to 16Gb and I will change the HDD for a SSD. I already have an unused old Q8400 and I would like to know if...
  4. GanleyGanley

    Should I Cancel my Order? 14" / M1 Max / 10c cpu / 24c gpu / 16 cne / 32 GB / 4 TB

    I custom ordered a 14" MBP months ago. It keeps getting kicked down the shipping road. I have not been charged the money by Apple. I need a computer bad (2013 15" is struggling to even charge). Option A: Spend $300 to get my 15" 2013 MBP Charging Port replaced and a new battery (which...
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    Photoshop 2018

    I have an iMac late 2009 (10.11.6) and I have Photoshop 2018 installed on it until recently, and it worked fine. Unfortunately I did uninstall PS 2018, because I belived I could upgrade PS, but it was impossible due to OS level (OS can’t be upgraded) So - is there anyway to get PS 2018 back...
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    iMac 2011 Ram slot not working

    Hello, After Upgrading my iMac 2011 21,5 inch with a k2000m and a i7 2600s it beeps like 3 times. I determined the problem was the Ram with only 2 Ram sticks it boots perfectly. I tested the slots and only the down right slot isnt working. When a Ram stick is plugged in the iMac wont Boot and...
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    Difference between Early 2015 Macbook Pro and current options?

    Hello all, Thanks in advance for the advice. I'm currently sporting a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015) with a 2.9 GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5 and 8GB of RAM. I've had to replace a few components over the years (the screen and trackpad) along with yearly dust cleanouts and thermal paste...
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    Coming from a 2010 iMac, need help deciding on what to upgrade to.

    So I've been wanting to upgrade my mid 2010 imac to something new and spiffy for a while now. I'm a starving artist, but my main uses for the imac are photoshop/blender/sketchup/zbrush. Right now I can still get by on my ancient 27incher as it is, but the screen is going and it's starting to...
  9. Mic-M4c

    Resolved Full speed of the FRONT FAN after BCM94360CD (BT+WiFi) Module upgrade

    Hi all ! Today I've proceeded to the long awaited upgrade of the WiFi and BT in my Mac Pro5,1 (mid 2010) Monoprocessor 6-core @3,33GHz SDRAM 48GB@1333MHz Radeon RX 560 4Go > I've replaced the original WiFi by this one : BCM94360CD > I have fully disconnected (USB alim and antenna) the...
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    iPad What led you to get a new iPad?

    Was wondering what led people to give up on or pass along an older iPad and go for a newer one. Interested in which changes made the difference for you! You can pick more than one… Please comment on your reasons, rationales, especially for Other.
  11. purdnost

    24-inch iMac Refresh This Year?

    Looking to purchase a new 24-inch iMac. What’s the likelihood of a refresh this year (M2?) Not sure if I should hold out or just get one now.
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    iMac upgrade advice mid-2011

    Hi, A familiar give me a fully functional Imac mid 2011, I think he want to call me for the apple side😄, I am a pc guy, assemble from scratch all my computers since I was 16(have 42 now), so I like do some Challenger things, and now this Imac will be my toy, I read many things here, and just...
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    iPhone 13 Pro iPhone 12P or 13P?

    Currently I have an iPhone 11 and am looking to upgrade to a pro having not had one before and wanting a change. So which one would be best for a pro novice?🤣 My 11 is at 86% battery health after 15 months which is pretty bad but I’m looking to pay off my contract and upgrade. I do not buy...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Moving install between models.

    I have a 2011 iMac running 10.13.3 and I am changing to a 2012 Mac Pro 5,1. I have heard that I can't simply move the SSD to the Mac Pro, due to apps being tied to the machines UUID, and due to machine specific modules and kernel drivers. Is there any validity to this? If so then how would be...
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    MP 1,1-5,1 Getting ready to upgrade older mac pro to latest version of Mac OS

    Hello all, I have a customized mac pro that is currently running Os High Sierra. I want to install the latest version of photoshop but it requires a higher version for Mac OS. I am thinking about installing MacOS Big Sur or Montery. However, it has been a few years since I last touched this...
  16. devinpfox

    Hypothetically speaking, could you gut an iMac G3 and put all modern hardware in it? New screen, new logic board, processor etc?

    Apologies if this is a question asked all the time on here. I'm aware this would be a pricey endeavor and you're better off just getting a new machine from Apple... but if someone had the expertise, expenses, etc to do this themselves, would it be possible? I'm a programmer and love the Y2K...
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    Imac mid 2010 (11,2) graficscard upgrade

    Hello i have an 21,5 inch imac from mid 2010. To be exact i have 2 and i wantet to upgrade the gpu in one of them. The imac i use already did get upgraded with a modded nvidia quadro k2100m so it wouldnt be hard to put the gpu in. The reason why im asking here is because i found a Nvidia Tesla...
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    disconnect: persistent enumeration failures

    Hello, Sorry if this has already been discussed elsewhere but I wasn't able to find a solution to my specific problem. I'm trying to upgrade a mid-2007 iMac to Monterey through Opencore Legacy Patcher after upgrading SSD, RAM and CPU (T9300). After booting into Startup Manager and selecting...
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    iMac 2011 Gpu failed

    Hi macrumors. I hope I can find help here. I have a 2011 27°” iMac specs 16gb ram 1333 i7 3.4 some radeon card 850 Evo ssd 1tb The Gpu isn’t working anymore it burned about and getting hot every time I’m starting it. The Mac isn’t booting it just shows a white screen when I start it. I can’t...
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    Guidance needed in late 2009 iMac upgrade

    Hey, I have an iMac 27" late 2009 I need to upgrade and after searching and watching many instructions I'm getting a bit lost in the woods. I'm not so young alike the computer, and feeling kinda stupid to have to ask stuff that's probably basic to most of you but I'm looking for the correct...