Penryn MBP Dying GPU?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by mattyb240, Oct 18, 2009.

  1. mattyb240 macrumors 6502a

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    Well I don't know if it has finally started to happen! But my poor 8600m gt card seems to be playing up. Or at least I think it is the GPU.

    Every now and again, if I click on an external hard drive for example my screen goes black, I still have control over the brightness just no image. The only way I can get my screen to re-appear properly is to turn the screen off using ctrl+shift+eject and then bring it back on. Then say I will load up a movie and the same thing will happen.

    Any ideas? Techdeluxe checks out just fine?
     
  2. cluthz macrumors 68040

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