video problems are bad news for iMacs and Macbooks and could signal it’s end-of-life

failed mac gpu

Slow Macs that show distorted screens or fail to start properly are usually caused by a failing Video or Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)

 

failed macbook gpu

If your device is under 5 years old, Apple may still carry parts and it can be fixed.

Over 5 years old and your only solution is second-hand parts that usually have no guarantees attached.

If you have Video issues and the Mac or Macbook is older than 5 years old, it may be time for a new one. Dont use second hand parts unless you can get hold of them cheaply from a reliable source.

Some Mac have been recalled with Video Issues in the past, check this link to see if your model is one of them.

https://www.apple.com/au/support/macbookpro-videoissues/

See… Why is my Mac So Slow??

On rare occasions we have second-hand GPU’s in stock or can source them from overseas, so please contact us below if you have this issue.

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