Is this lcd issue serious ...


redhatcode29

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maflynn

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Hi, does this mean its ok and is not a serious issue? Thanks
I believe the display panel is the second most expensive component next to the logic board. Most folks typically replace the laptop vs. repair it when it comes to the back light failing.
 

redhatcode29

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I would not pay very much for that machine - as well as the failing backlight, it's at least six years old.
6 years....thats what the seller mentioned....i doubted it and suggested it must be almost 10. Later he mentioned it was 2008 model.

Also the ad desccription of 6/10 does not match the condition of the Mac. And the price ! U dnt want to know !
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Put your money to something newer (or new)...
Yeap...kind of decided on that. Thanks.
 

snaky69

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That's at the lastest a 2008 model, which a known ticking time bomb of a graphics card.

I wouldn't touch it with a barge pole.
 

redhatcode29

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Actually ... I think that there is nothing wrong with the lcd.
I saw another 17" also with similar lines. I queried, more pics were sent. Realised that it was the photographic effect....
Tried it my self... With my ip6 on one of my mac, similar lines appeared though my mac was a running on an external monitor !