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Monitor showing changing yellow bands and patches

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Anthony ÓDoibhailein Calculating status...
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May 20, 2012 3:42 PM

I just noticed tonight that my monitor is showing yellow bands and patches which change as I work around with things. Is this a sign of impending doom for my G5 Powermac?

The spec for the machine is:

  Model Name:Power Mac G5
  Model Identifier:PowerMac7,3
  Processor Name:PowerPC G5  (3.0)
  Processor Speed:2.5 GHz
  Number Of CPUs:2
  L2 Cache (per CPU):512 KB
  Memory:8 GB
  Bus Speed:1.25 GHz
  Chipset Model:ATY,RV360
  VRAM (Total):128 MB
  Vendor:ATI (0x1002)
  Device ID:0x4152
  Revision ID:0x0000
  ROM Revision:113-A13602-121


Apple Cinema Display:

  Resolution:1680 x 1050
  Depth:32-Bit Color
  Core Image:Hardware Accelerated
  Main Display:Yes
  Quartz Extreme:Supported



Anyone any insight as to why this is happening?

Power Mac G5 (June 2004), Mac OS X (10.5.8), 30Gb iPod Video + 20Gb 1st Generation ipod still working well!


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