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Topic # 151446 25-Aug-2014 19:50
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Hi there,

My iMac is dying horrible, lots of graphics corruption when anything used Quartz Extreme (basically everything then!), done the usual tests of blanking and reinstalling OSX, running the diagnostics, swearing at it ...

So now I need to find a service centre .. anyone recommend one that they've used and had a good experience ?  I live up Wellsford way but do work in Auckland so something in between would be good :-)

Thanks!

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  Reply # 1115499 25-Aug-2014 21:07
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My friend Steve at DigitalFX is in Albany, and I believe is one of the most northern Apple Authorised Service Providers. He's been an AASP for many years and is a good guy.
Otherwise I have had excellent service in the past from Ubertec in Parnell. Both are mac specialists.

Cheers,
Joseph

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  Reply # 1115518 25-Aug-2014 21:30
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I also recommend Ubertec for their awesome and professional service.




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  Reply # 1117353 28-Aug-2014 16:46
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Thanks for the pointers!

I ended up dropping it at Ubertec, Digital FX is nearer but they are out of the Apple service game now but he did recommend Ubertec to me over any of the other outfits on the shore.

Going to be about $600 for the replacment of a graphics card I think :-(  Still cheaper than a new machine though I suppose.

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  Reply # 1118063 29-Aug-2014 16:50
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Hey Mark, I'm looking at your iMac now, I'll see what I can do :P 

Definately a GPU issue



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  Reply # 1118472 30-Aug-2014 12:11
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livisun: Hey Mark, I'm looking at your iMac now, I'll see what I can do :P 

Definately a GPU issue


Feel free to "accidently" install a 2GB graphics board, a 1TB SSD and 32GB of RAM  ;-)

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  Reply # 1118644 30-Aug-2014 17:19
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Mark:
livisun: Hey Mark, I'm looking at your iMac now, I'll see what I can do :P 

Definately a GPU issue


Feel free to "accidently" install a 2GB graphics board, a 1TB SSD and 32GB of RAM  ;-)


Haha! will give you a call Monday morning! Have a good weekend, your iMac is in good hands!

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