Who has a perfect iMac i7?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by Muscleflex, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. Muscleflex macrumors 6502

    Jan 26, 2010
    just a thought since there's so much threads about bad imac i7's.... who has been lucky and actually has a perfect working (no yellow tint, no loud HD, etc) imac 27 i7?
  2. DarwinOSX macrumors 65816

    Nov 3, 2009
    My first i7 had screen flicker. My second one is fine.
  3. SaSaSushi macrumors 68040


    Aug 8, 2007
    Takamatsu, Japan
    I took delivery of my one and only week 47 iMac in November. It has no issues whatsoever. There is no yellow tinge. The screen is beautiful. There is no flickering on the display and no loud HD.

    I haven't even run the 27-inch iMac firmware update yet since I had no issues to fix and I'm afraid it might introduce some.

    As bad as things sound by the many reports of problems I still have to say that I don't think it is at the point yet where one is lucky to get a good one but rather unlucky to get a bad one.
  4. WilliamG macrumors G3

    Mar 29, 2008

    No trouble here so far with my week 2 i7. Had it for 2 weeks today. :)
  5. miniConvert macrumors 68040


    Mar 4, 2006
    Kent, UK - the 'Garden of England'.
    'Perfect' week 2 i7 with 2TB HDD and 8GB (4x2GB) RAM.

  6. bossxii macrumors 68000

    Nov 9, 2008
    Kansas City
    I've seen 2 now, brother in law has a week 46 from early Dec, co worker purcahsed one for xmas, week 50. Both i7 zero issues. My 3rd swap for an i5 ended up being a good one.

    First two had the yellow tint issue, no other problems.
  7. Sir Cecil macrumors 6502a

    Mar 31, 2008
    My i7 (week 53) still maintains its faultless performance. Wonderful computer.
  8. Ptyger macrumors member


    Nov 20, 2008
    Knoxville, TN
    My week 2 remains more than to my satisfaction.
  9. Kez28 macrumors newbie

    Jan 13, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    I have had my i7, 8gb ( 4 x 2gb ), 1TB for 2 days and it appears to be perfect. It is a week 3.
  10. steve31 macrumors 6502a


    Jul 20, 2007
    Edmonton Canada
    Got mine when Apple started to ship in Oct...and it's been perfect from day one. Very happy.
  11. iRukiri macrumors newbie

    Jan 10, 2010
    Almost 10 days and no problems, only large pink pixels appearing for like a second but only with windows. When I run OSX it's perfect, but with VMware fusion it runs perfect to. I'd run it with VMware if only the bar on the top could be removed...
  12. SaSaSushi macrumors 68040


    Aug 8, 2007
    Takamatsu, Japan
    Right click on it and choose "Automatically Hide and Show" to have it appear only when you mouse over it or "Automatically Hide" to simply lose it. ;)
  13. Colman macrumors member

    May 6, 2004
    Me. If there's any yellow tinge it's beyond what I can reliably see: there might be some or I might be imagining it. One of the early ones, a couple of weeks into the production run.
  14. Muscleflex thread starter macrumors 6502

    Jan 26, 2010
    hmm - good to know some people have perfect imacs.

    what's up with all these 'weekxx' things you've been mentioning? what's that all about?
    what does a week50 imac mean?
  15. olvrfshr, Jan 27, 2010
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  16. ajohnson253 macrumors 68000


    Jun 16, 2008
    This is my first, I7. It seems nearly, perfect. I thought there was a yellow tinge but it may have just been my imagination. I don't see the tinge anymore unless it's that light. Other then that, to me this is perfect.
  17. goldenpiggy macrumors newbie

    Jan 29, 2010
    Gurnee, IL
    My very first i7 is perfect in every way. I bought it sight unseen on eBay (before I heard of all the issues). My parents brought it halfway across the globe from Chicago to Bangkok as checked-in luggage, then I lugged it from Bangkok to Tokyo.

    It's a week 47. Super quiet Western Digital 1TB drive.
  18. chp5592 macrumors regular

    Jul 16, 2007
    My i7 is perfect with 2 tb seagate drive (typical reading noise, not loud). Screen even by my picky standard is perfect.. Great for HD movies ripped off external Blu-drive.

    If you are in a quiet room and encoding HD content on Handbrake, you can hear the fan rev-up. Top of the computer gets too hot to touch. But it has never crashed.

    The best desktop I have ever owned....

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