[Merged] Nvidia GPU Class Action Settlement for affected HP, Dell, or Apple laptops
While both the desktop models and notebook models had the same problem but it hardly affected desktop chips seeing that the fill used will break down with on and off cycles. Seeing that a notebook would be turned on and off more than a few times a day, the issue was more widespread than on desktop GPUs.
After 2 years, a class action lawsuit has finally made some progress though it only includes a fraction of affect notebooks out there. Check if your notebook is on the list as you may be entitled to some compensation. The final hearing is in December.
http://www.engadget.com/2010/09/30/nvid ... ngadget%29
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