Long story short, with some trial and error, I discovered that the framebuffer was the issue. Full available resolution list, plus QE. Use of any content or images without expressed permission is not allowed, although links to any page are welcomed and appreciated. It’s expensive for a second-hand, sure, but it’s still got more than two years worth of applecare. GMA and are very different chipset from X

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For low-resolution gaming, the site discovered that “some games actually are playable” but for high-resolution gaming and serious graphics applications:. Posted January 2, I have a Powermac G5 with an after market video card that plays games at a much higher resolution. I’ll compare my computer with yours once more.

For gaming in particular, the always dependable MacWorld found that: Unreal Tournament frame rates jumped from If this works please post so I know it does. I have the original Core Duo with the GMA which was significantly less powerful than the GMA x and even ggma runs everything perfectly smoothly.

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Any idea if this works with snow leopard? I wouldn’t be using it for heavy stuff: Posted October 26, So, I installed Leopard today. Unfortunately, we ended up having to take my wife’s MB in to the Apple store a few weeks ago because of cracking plastic. Could your pal suggest a solution gam A series?


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Is the same case trying to run a Nvidia card knowing that only G92 chipsets are suported and cards. Posted December 30, The only thing that’s holding me back is the GMA x Those with more demanding needs would be better served by a MacBook Pro.

If you prefer having the better graphics card, but don’t want the white model, you might consider a refurbished Aluminum model. Posted September 2, As far as kexts go these are mine.

Be careful to mav select a resolution that your monitor cannot support. I don’t see too many ‘surprises’ except for some unexplained cracking recently. The truth about the GMA x Macbook Rick Jay Rick Jay. The continuously superb BareFeats has provided in-depth test results for gka applicationshigh-resolutionand low-resolution gaming on the MacBook, all of which should be read completely.


Actually, iMovie is about as high-end as I’ll be using. Sign in Already have an account?

The nice thing about the 13″ MB is the good battery life–it’s definitely a nice trade-off compared to the more-powerful GPU. For the “Late Santa Rosa” MacBook systems, Apple was far more modest — not even issuing a press release and only mentioning the GMA X graphics processor in the specifications without promoting it at all, even though it is superior to the GMA Posted December 15,