i got an imac from a friend and it needs some TLC

Discussion in 'iMac' started by showdown311, Jan 13, 2009.

  1. showdown311 macrumors newbie

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    um so my girlfriends sister had recieved an imac from someone...and they told her it has a failing logic board and the graphix card is just about gone...since im new to the mac world "typing this on my new macbook" wtf do i need to do to fix this and how much will it run me...is it worth it? and how do i find out its specs. cuz i cant check it on the computer...idk how big the hd is...how much ram it has...or ghz. PLEASE HELP THE NOOB


    EDIT: i got it to come on clear...its a 1.8 gz power pc g5 2gb ddr sdramanny
     
  2. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

    Eidorian

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    Pictures of said Mac? What about reading the serial and factory specifications off of it? Also don't post the serial number here.
     
  3. bozz2006 macrumors 68030

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    i'm no technician, but a failed logic board is just about the most costly item to fix.... it could get pretty expensive.
     

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