Model A1312 / Mid 2010 / 3.2 GHz Core i3 or 2.8 & 3.6 GHz Core i5 or 2.93 GHz Core i7, ID iMac11,3

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eBay used power supply damage?

Hey community,

I recently bought a new power supply from eBay. I'm not sure to try it out inside my iMac because the board looks kinda water-damaged (see attached photos).

What do you think about it?

Thanks for answering,


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What you are seeing is a coating thats applied to the board at the end of the manufacturing process. It protects the board from moisture & corrosion.

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Okay, thank you!


But why is the coating white just on some areas?


Thats a fair question! I can't tell you why it so splotchy a job.

I suspect it's sprayed on and the coating then pools a bit in the hollows.


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