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    any of us have the bad NVidia Chips

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    any of us have the bad NVidia Chips
    http://mobile.slashdot.org/article.p.../08/01/0142219

    i bought my MacBook-Pro last summer
    systempreferences->about this mac->more info->hardware
    Hardware Overview:
    Model Name: MacBook Pro
    Model Identifier: MacBookPro3,1
    Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo
    Processor Speed: 2.4 GHz
    Number Of Processors: 1
    Total Number Of Cores: 2
    L2 Cache: 4 MB
    Memory: 4 GB
    Bus Speed: 800 MHz
    Boot ROM Version: MBP31.0070.B07
    SMC Version: 1.16f8
    Serial Number: W87~~~XMXAG

    GeForce 8600M GT:
    Chipset Model: GeForce 8600M GT
    Type: Display
    Bus: PCIe
    PCIe Lane Width: x16
    VRAM (Total): 256 MB
    Vendor: NVIDIA (0x10de)
    Device ID: 0x0407
    Revision ID: 0x00a1
    ROM Revision: 3175
    Displays:
    Color LCD:
    Display Type: LCD
    Resolution: 1440 x 900
    Depth: 32-bit Color
    Built-In: Yes
    Core Image: Hardware Accelerated
    Main Display: Yes
    Mirror: Off
    Online: Yes
    Quartz Extreme: Supported

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    any of us have the bad NVidia Chips
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    Yes. It is very likely that all G84 and G86 video cards from NVIDIA are defective, and it seems that NVIDIA is doing their best to keep this under wraps.

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    any of us have the bad NVidia Chips

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    the company is rumored that they do not have the resources for even a 50% recall.

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    any of us have the bad NVidia Chips
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    NOTE: Thread moved to appropriate forum. Not just anything goes in Anything Goes
    Liquid and computers don't mix. It might seem simple, but we see an incredible amount of people post here about spills. Keep drinks and other liquids away from your expensive electronics!

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