Model A1174 with 2 GHz Core Duo or Model A1207 with 2.16 or 2.33 GHz Core 2 Duo

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iMac is making a ticking sound and shows dead pixels

I have this ticking sound over 1,5 years. It's in the above left corner. I think.

See Youtube to hear it!

After artifacs in windows with text and outside buildup, looping horizontal line i've got now only deadpixels with Youtube or Quicktime video's.

Many time I get a beach ball the iMac hangs.

What can this mean?

Bring it in twice to an Apple Service Provider. Answer: there is nothing wrong!

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Start up from your system installation disk and see if the sound persists.

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I did that and it does. I even did a test when it was testing the thirth fase it ticked very loudly. No errors where found. Even when it's turn off it does make a ticking sound. But less loud. Could it be the PSU? I didn't know last night what my model number was. Because it was on.

It's EMC A1207.

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