Forum discussion tagged with iMac.
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    Question Help me choosing my next mac

    Hi there, I bought an mac mini late 2012 back one year ago, unfortunately my dad need it so, I have no desktop computer at the moment. I prefer to have an apple computer as desktop due to the Apple ecosystem (I have an iPad on which I take notes and study), as laptop I have the Xiaomi Mi...
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    Question problem installing MacOS in iMac

    I am unable to install macos in imac 2012 model. when i install it using internet recovery it is showing me catalina version but during installation it show me error-->The operation could not be completed.(PKDownloadError error 8.) . My internet is working fine.
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    Question iMac 2019 CPU upgrade

    Hello everyone I want to upgrade my iMac CPU which is currently a 3.0 GHz Intel Core i5. The iMac in question is a 27 inch, 2019 model with Radeon Pro 570X GPU. I already bought i9 9900KS on Amazon. Can i install this CPU in to it ? Thanks for reading
  4. FaithOnHuman

    Question Problem with iMac- Flashing question mark

    Hey there! I got an old iMac from a friend (iMac 2007) He didn't remember his password so I tried to format the HDD on my PC and use internet recovery on mac to install the OS.... but ofc it didn't work (i am not surprised). I formated the HDD (the HDD works fine) as an HSF but, when the iMac...
  5. Question replacing entire cooling in an iMac

    Hi folks, I have an iMac (late 2012 fwiw) that gets too loud when the fans kick in (CPU temp goes to 100 C, fan RPMs go over 2500). The back story of this computer is that the original monitor stopped working and not wanting to pay the absurd amount of money to replace it, I "transplanted" all...
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    [SOLVED] No power to internal HDD on 2011 27 inch iMac

    Recently my 2011 EMC 2429 Intel i7 27” iMac was showing the flashing ‘?’ when attempting to boot. When trying to reinstall MacOS, disk utility was not showing my internal HDD. Upon further investigation I found out the iMac is not supplying the internal HDD with power thus the drive never...
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    [SOLVED] iMac RAM upgrade help 2017

    Hello, Im buying RAM as a Christmas present for a family member and im not familiar with the components thats needed to upgrade a Mac, As far as im aware its the 2017 model, no clue on late or mid model. Retina 5K, 27-inch 2017 processor- 3.5GHz intel core i5 Memory - 2x4GB 2400MHZ DDR4 RAM...
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    Question film editing

    Hi. (As a beginner editor) Im wondering if I should buy IMAC 27" or MACBOOK PRO 15" ? And pls help me with the parameters. I found this : -
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    Question Is it better to run MacOS Mojave off an external SSD or off the included Fusion Drive?

    I just got a new 5k iMac. For specific reasons (living in a third world country and restricted time as i was on vacations) I had to get the 27 inch 5k base model. I did a 32 gb ram upgrade and bought an external ssd. Im currently running Mojave off the ssd with no problems, everything is pretty...
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    Question 2007 iMac freezes while booting

    Hello, everyone. This is my first post, so go easy on me. :giggle: I'll try to describe the situation as thoroughly as possible in this first post. I have a 2007 iMac 24" that recently stopped booting. There were no apparent performance issues leading up to this; one day it just refused to...
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    Question Imac 27" Windows 10

    Hey guys, as the title says, a buddy of mine installed Windows 10 on a 27" imac. Prob is hard drive usage is at 100% and speeds are way too slow (6.8 read / 6.2 write). The hdd is a hybrid one i think (apple hdd st1000dm003). Any ideas whats going on?
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    Question Do I Boot Camp my Mac or build a PC?

    I have a 2011 iMac that's a little bit upgraded and I have a gaming PC that ive been waiting to upgrade. I would like to know if it would be better to just to use boot camp on my mac and have an external graphics card or salvage some parts from the mac to add to my new PC build. iMac Specs: 20...
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    Question Double screen glitch?

    I recently acquired an older PC that I set about upgrading. My budget is limited but I was able to get a really good deal on a NVIDIA GTX 1060 6GB GPU. I had no issues with this purchase until the point that I began attempting to play Skyrim Special Edition on it. Five minutes into the game...
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    Question G-sync drama

    Hello guys, im new here so i wanna upgrade from my old 1080p monitor to 1440p 144hz. Should i get G-sync monitor or a regular 144hz one? due to divorce of my parents and lack of money in high school i missed a lot of good titles(awful rig), and now i wanna play titles from like 2010-present. 2...
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    which is best vid card

    Which is the best vid card, ATI9700pro or GeForce8500GT
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    AMD Raedon driver and settings issue

    I’m having an issue where I update my Radeon RX 580 drive in the device manager and the AMD Settings, they end up not matching and I’m getting an error saying “Radeon Settings version and Driver version do not match. Please try again after updating to the latest versions.” I've tried...
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    Ryzen CPU change, now have no display.

    Replaced ryzen 2200g with ryzen 2600 on an Asus Prime b350-plus, but I have no display showing on my monitor. I've tried with different combinations of RAM/Graphics cards/etc. but still haven't had any luck.
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    Type of Window mode(Fortnite)

    Hello, I pay on a very small resolution since I have a crappy gpu, and I can only play windowed/windowed fullscreen(656x600) on fortnite since it has to be 720p for fullscreen, and I was wondering, which will give me more FPS, windowed fullscreen, or windowed? Thank you in advance.
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    [SOLVED] Fractal Design FD Case Worth It?

    I have an Antec 900 case at the moment and it's good and all, but it's just too heavy and too big for what I'm trying to achieve. I wanted to downgrade to a lighter and a little smaller case and I came up on the Fractal Design FD case for $50 on Amazon. It looks nice and it looks like it has...
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    [SOLVED] Asus strix GTX 1060

    Best driver update ?