g5 logic board repair?

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Old 01-20-09, 02:44 AM
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g5 logic board repair?

I don't mean to expose my ignorance, but is there anyway to repair the logic board on an apple g5. my computer is only 21/2 years old and it is dead in the water. It was to expensive for me to begin with and I definately cannot afford the $1200 a brand new logic board costs.

all advice would be greatly appriciated

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Old 01-20-09, 09:11 AM
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If by "logic board" you mean the motherboard, then no, it's probably not repairable.

High prices are one of the "perks" of owning an apple.....enjoy.
 
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At just 2.5 years old, isn't it still under warranty??
 
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Have you searched places like eBay?

Found this one there. Not sure if it is the same one, but it is worth checking out. The cost is less than $1200.00 as you stated.

Logic board 1.8Ghz G5 iMac 17inch 661-3597 mint condit - (eBay.ca item 290289775426 end time 23-Jan-09 13:28:18 EST)
 
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I always wonder how these small sellers test these boards...........

$7 for a working G5 board? I would be HIGHLY suspicious of that seller.
 
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