During the Era of Display Glitches, there were a few times when the problem would get so bad the screen would flicker between glitch chaos and calm Finder, sometimes mixing and matching these two states in patterns of 8×8 squares. I would try to get screenshots of the mess, but these screenshots would always come
I got a whole raft of glitches a few days ago, and got the time to pull the glitch frames from one of the screenshots today. Here’s the video and the average of this set.
Starting back in February, the display on my iMac started regularly glitching. These glitches consisted of random blocks of 8×8 pixels that would flicker across the display as it tried to refresh from the mouse pointer moving or a window closing. Sometimes the display looked like this: Which looked like this, pixel-to-pixel: And even infected