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Apple does too, being one of Foxconn's major contractors.

AMIRITE?
Never heard/seen that... most disappointing
     
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These are purchased late 09, 24" iMac's. It's new and old.


You mean those Foxconn boards they use in their XPS systems which have all solid capacitors rated at 105*C; and Japanese made.

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You also must be talking about the same XPS machines that i've had to replace motherboards on countless times. Due to dell's shotty QC problems.
     
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Never heard/seen that... most disappointing
There were Foxconn workers killing themselves and it was a pretty big news because they were making Apple products or something. I can't recall properly.
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Just bought one for my wife yesterday.

Hopefully it runs fine... she is rough on electronics.
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You also must be talking about the same XPS machines that i've had to replace motherboards on countless times. Due to dell's shotty QC problems.
Which ones?

What particular models?
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Over or under applying TIM really isn't new for any manufacturer. Hell, even enthusiast brands such as EVGA and XFX cannot do it properly... How many times do we see folks re-seating overheating cards here!
It's because the people applying the TIM are usually only paid $2-4 USD a day and don't really have much in the way of electronics design/repair certification.

http://sacom.hk/wp-content/uploads/2...nes_sacom3.pdf
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There were Foxconn workers killing themselves and it was a pretty big news because they were making Apple products or something. I can't recall properly.
Yes - they were doing the sad deed until Foxconn installed netting around the building.

Apple's products have been in a long decline, not only with nasty bugs and defects, but in overcharging for weak systems, and doing all kinds of "substitutions" where they put shoddy parts in but don't charge less for the pleasure.
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You're just being ridiculous. No one would say such a stupid thing. MBP 15" is $1700. Can you find a similar or cheaper priced laptop with just as many features and is .95" thick? Link then.
I can easily find a laptop with more features. I don't need a 1" thick laptop. I need one that won't overheat.
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There were Foxconn workers killing themselves and it was a pretty big news because they were making Apple products or something. I can't recall properly.

No it was the cleaner that they used for the parts in the manufacturing plant..
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Which ones?

What particular models?
the xps 630s 730s and any new studio xps... I am a dell onsite gold support technician... all I do is replace dell parts
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