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Does anyone know what this kernel panic report means?

Does anyone know what this kernel panic report means?

panic(cpu 3 caller 0xffffff7f8ce92bd5): "GPU Panic: [<None>] 5 3 7f 0 0 0 0 3 : NVRM[0/1:0:0]: Read Error 0x00100c80: CFG 0xffffffff 0xffffffff 0xffffffff, BAR0 0xd2000000 0xffffff9125fd2000 0x0a5480a2, D0, P3/4\n"@/Library/Caches/com.apple.xbs/Sources/AppleGraphicsControl/AppleGraphicsControl-3.12.9/src/AppleMuxControl/kext/GPUPanic.cpp:127

Here's the full report: Panic Report

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Can you give us the exact model as that would help isolating what you'll need to do to fix this. Plug-in your systems S/N here: EveryMac - Lookup. Once you know paste the system URL here for us to see.

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It's the issue with the bad tantalum capacitor that needs to be replaced with a solid state one if I recall correctly.

Graphics not switching properly between the nvidia dedicated graphics and intel integrated graphics causing kernel panics.

There is a video on how to do this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DzcgT_fi...

Also good info on what capacitor it should be replaced with:

Logic Board Failure due to Nvidia Graphics processor GT330M

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@benjamen50 - You got it Ben!

I might add this is an easy repair for someone who has the correct tools and skills. This is on the edge of most DIY'ers.

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To prove the issue is the capacitor you can force the system to use the Intergraded graphics using this tool: gfxCardStatus if the system is stable then you've proved it.

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