Dell to offer one year warranty extension on GeForce 8600M GT

Summary:On 8 August 2008 I reported that some MacBook Pros with the NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT GPUs were failing prematurely. Today Dell extended the warranty on their notebooks that use the chip.

Dell to offer 12-month warranty extension on GeForce 8600M GT
On 8 August 2008 I reported that some MacBook Pros with the NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT GPUs were failing prematurely. Today Dell extended the warranty on their notebooks that use the chip.

According to a post on setteB.IT (Italian | English translation):

Dell will offer 12-month limited warranty enhancement to all worldwide customers of 15 laptop with defective Nvidia GPUs. These Dell laptops use nine models of graphic processor unit, only one of them is also used on MacBook Pro models (15" and 17"), sold from mid 2007 to now. It's the GeForce 8600M GT (from 128 to 512 MB). What is Apple doing for these customers and why Nvidia doesn't say the name of all defective models

Topics: Hardware, Dell, Laptops, Mobility

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Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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