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jah 08-05-2008 06:58 PM

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

Discerptor 08-05-2008 08:12 PM

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.

jah 08-05-2008 10:08 PM

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

cwa107 08-05-2008 10:45 PM

NOTE: Thread moved to appropriate forum. Not just anything goes in Anything Goes


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