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Is my GPU dead even though I can boot from disk

315 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Jan 26, 2013 11:45 AM by rccharles RSS
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Jan 25, 2013 4:12 PM

I canboot from CD, utilities says HDD is fine, I've got a Imac G5 1.8 PPC, but when I go to start from HD I get a black screen (although often after seeing the initial screen and circle).

 

Could it be that my GPU is up the spout? I have done a shed load of video on this baby, and it all happened when I moved it!

 

It has started up once but the screen was flickering and did look fragile!

 

If it is GPU - how do I tell for sure and can I fix myself?

 

Thanks

 

S

iMac, Mac OS X (10.3.x)

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