Apple has confirmed it is aware of, and investigating, reports of video problems in the new Intel iMacs.

Recent reports claimed that some users had experienced random horizontal lines and other video playback problems when playing video in Front Row.

"Apple is aware of this issue and is looking into it," the company said in an email to CRN. "If a customer has any technical issues, they should contact AppleCare."

Consumer Machine, a web-based pressure group has been gathering information on the problem.

The problem is allegedly software-based.