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  1. #1

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    Jan 03, 2008
    Whats wrong with this mac?
    This is an intel mac that i'm thinking of purchasing, however it has a large white line down the middle of the screen. What's wrong with it?

    A picture can be seen here:

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    ki99's Avatar
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    May 31, 2007
    Ontario, Canada.
    Macbook(W) 2GHz, 80GB HD, 1G RAM, Windows XP
    well considering the image is called "lolmac.jpg" i would advise purchasing a mac from apple or a reseller...

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    joomlales's Avatar
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    Oct 19, 2007
    27" iMac Intel Core i7 2.93 GHz 12GB RAM
    Quote Originally Posted by Callum27 View Post
    This is an intel mac that i'm thinking of purchasing, however it has a large white line down the middle of the screen. What's wrong with it?

    A picture can be seen here:
    Maybe it's one of the "Tiger's" stripes. Walk away.

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    cheetahastra's Avatar
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    Sep 14, 2007
    Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    iMac 20" | 2.0Ghz Intel Core Duo 2 | 1GB Ram | 250GB HDD | ATi Radeon HD2400XT 128MB Video
    It looks like a screen fault of some type most likely - id stay away from it regardless.
    2007 iMac 20" 2.0Ghz w/ Wireless Mighty Mouse
    2010 iPhone 3GS 32GB - White
    2008 iPod Video / 5th Generation 30GB - Black
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    D3v1L80Y's Avatar
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    Feb 02, 2004
    It looks more like an image edit to me. Something about that white line doesn't look quite right with the rest of the photo.
    Even if it is a legit issue, stay away from it.
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    Yeah that white line definitely looks like it was added. Not a good idea to trust the seller.

  7. #7

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    Jan 03, 2008
    Looks like its badly shopped and off ebay mate, stay well away.
    Even if it is legit i wouldn't bother with it, not like you can change the screen on it, i doubt its an easy fix or economical to do it.
    Man of much music.

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    slinki's Avatar
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    Oct 14, 2007
    Northern Ireland
    24" iMac, 2.8GHz Core 2 Extreme, 500+500GB HD, 4GB RAM, OSX 10.5.1
    man that looks verrrryyyyy fake to me!

    agree with everyone else.

  9. #9

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    Nov 30, 2007
    Sunny ol' Singapore
    2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 20" iMac
    Just get a refurb. You'll buy it without worrying about such stuff and plus you'll get a warranty.

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