Mbp 15/2012 display issue

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by johannesrue, Jun 12, 2017.

  1. johannesrue macrumors newbie

    Jul 31, 2015

    maybe some users have an idea what my issue is with my macbook.
    In the photo below you see red and blue pixels on the display. These are not permanent, but appear every day. I got my Mac checked at the Apple Store. My Mac seems to have no problem with the hardware. I could not show them these pixels, a classical demo effect.
    Has anyone the same problem with their mbp retina 2012?

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  2. New_Mac_Smell macrumors 68000


    Oct 17, 2016
    UK / China
    Mmm screen dandruff.

    That is a curious one. It's obviously some kind of screen defect, have you shown that picture to Apple? It doesn't look like the early signs of anything and if it's not too bothersome you'd probably replace the computer before it became an issue. Just as it looks like the fix would be to replace the panel. If Apple have already looked over the machine I take it they ruled out any GPU recalls or anything.
  3. keysofanxiety macrumors 604


    Nov 23, 2011
    Looks like a sky full of dead pixels at first glance. However if that was the case it'd be permanent rather than intermittent.

    Best take it to Apple again and show them the picture. Also worth trying a PRAM/SMC reset; heck, it can't hurt.

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