I had a similar, but much worse, scenario with my G5 shortly after I got it. I had NEVER purchased AppleCare before, but for some reason I decided to get it when I bought the G5.<br><br>I had the jet-airplane fan issue as soon as I got the G5, but decided to live with it for a few months. After a few months, I couldn't stand it anymore. I took it in to the Apple Store to get repaired.<br><br>1 power supply,<br>2 new processors<br>2 new motherboards<br>1 new fan<br>1 completely new G5 with nothing but my existing hard drive and 3rd-party RAM switched over to the new machine<br><br>NO FIX.<br><br>Didn't cost me a dime, but the amount in the invoice was about 3 times what I paid for the G5 to begin with.<br><br>I eventually ended up selling it on Craigslist for a few hundred bucks shy of what I paid for it new after nearly a year to the day of owning it.<br><br>Is AppleCare worth it? Ohhhhhhhhh heeeelllll yeah!!!<br><br>
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