Model A1224 / Mid 2007 and Early 2008 / 2, 2.4, or 2.66 GHz Core 2 Duo processor

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Can my graphics card be replaced?

Apple iMac "Core 2 Duo" 2.4 20-Inch (Al) Specs

Identifiers: Mid-2007 - MA877LL - iMac7,1 - A1224 - 2133

Can my iMac 2007 graphics card be replaced?

Serial number is W880467FX96

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pete, double check your serial number. This one does not seem to work for identification purposes.


thanks for the reply, re checked number and its

FX86 at the end sorry for the typo


pete, does this look right :"2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo (T7700)

Intro Date: August 7, 2007 Disc Date: April 28, 2008

Order No: MA877LL Model No: A1224 (EMC 2133)

Subfamily: Mid-2007 Model ID: iMac7,1

Std RAM: 1 GB Std VRAM: 256 MB

Std Storage: 320 GB (7200 RPM) Std Optical: 8X DL "SuperDrive""


On the bottom of the IMac it say's:

Serial No.: W880467FX86

Ethernet ID: 001EC2DC188

IMac 20"/ 2.4 GHZ/1GB/320GB/SD/AP/BT

Contains: FCC ID: QDS-BRCM1024

EMC NO.: 2133

IC: 4324A-BRCM1022

Model NO.: A1224


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Here's iFixits video on replacing the video card: iMac Intel 20" EMC 2133 and 2210 Video Card Replacement

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pete, here are the instructions for the mid2007 iMac:"

Video Card


Torx T8 screwdriver

Preliminary Steps

Before you begin, remove the following:

Access door

Glass Panel

Front bezel

LCD display panel

Speaker, right

Logic boar d

Part Location

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Removing the Video Card

1. Remove the three screws and disconnect the cable from the logic board.

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2.Tilt up the video card with attached heatsink, and disconnect it from the card connector on the logic board (as shown with the iMac (24-inch) video card.)

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3.When handling the video card, hold it by the heat pipe brace as demonstrated on the previous iMac model video card.

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Video card part number for this model are: "Video Card 661-4436 and 661-4440" Hope this helps, good luck.

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What you're suggesting is that I extract the video card and look for the following numbers?

Video Card 661-4436 and 661-4440

Or do you mean its one of these two either Video Card 661-4436 or 661-4440??

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pete will be eternally grateful.
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