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Intermittent display corruption

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Mar 24, 2013 4:52 AM

I have an old Macbook pro:

 

2.4 GHz Intel core 2 duo

4GB Ram

NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT

 

I've started getting intermittent display corruption issues, which you can see in this image:

 

http://www.flickr.com/photos/davidheath/8584689405/

 

These sometimes last for a few minutes and then go away. It is rarely present when I first switch on/resume the machine.

 

Any ideas about what this is? I'm guessing that it might be the dreaded death of the graphics chip?

 

I see that the extended recall of these parts is long over.

 

Any advice on what I can do?

Thanks

 

David

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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