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Hmm not sure why its not working for d00d.

Heres a screeny of my backup 10.6.3 system as a MacPro4,1

and then heres my main system as a MacPro4,1


Im using a similar setup as d00d, but using CruiSAr's method Here

I'm using a PC BIOS Gigabyte GTX 285, is your EVGA GTX 285 the Mac or PC BIOS version?

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So guys .. after I have updated to this drivers, my system is freezing after I play some games in 10-15 minutes - starcraft 2 - If I use no games, all is working perfect !!!! any advices ? My card is a 8800 GT from Gigabyte

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On mine Radeon 4870 I've noticed almost 100% frame incerease in Half-Life 2!
Cinema's 4D editor also works faster!

Great update! :thumbsup_anim:

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Is there any case in which this update should not be installed on a hackintosh?
I mean does this affect for example the edited strings in my com.apple.boot.plist which I need for my GTX260 to work?
I would really like to play Starcraft in better quality but first I want to make sure that I won't kill my system.


Well, it killed mine and i'd like to know how to revert it using single-mode only. Currently, after intaling that update i can't get desktop to work at all, loginserver crashes all the time even tho nvidia driver (using zotac 9300 mainboard with GeForce 9300 GPU) loads just fine according to logs.

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I updated it for Starcraft 2 and even though I haven't had time to play a lot yet, I was able to load it in Ultra everything at 1920x1200 and it ran very smoothly (would not even run before without being super choppy).

I'm concerned about what the other guy said about instability, I guess only way to find out is to go home tonight and play some. Will update if I see any issues - but so far, it looks great. Starcraft is definitely much more beautiful at Ultra than on normal.

My rig is a 3 monitor setup so there is a custom graphics string, didn't seem to affect my computer's ability to boot with 3 monitors or load up QE/CI (only test I ran was to see if Flutter screensaver still worked).

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my CUDA report must update the latest software but nothing newer in the official site…NV9600GT works fine with the new driver included in the Graphics Update (before is 19.5.8f03) ……

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*installed in my Snow Leopard Server 10.6.4 64bit

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some results of my second hackintosh machine

GA-EP43-UD3L, 2.4Ghz Core2Duo, 4GB 677, Nvidia GeForce GT240, OS = 64bit

Test App CINEBENCH 11.5

before the update
OpenGL = 18.50
CPU =1.29

After update
OpenGL = 18.65
CPU = 1.30

over clocked to 2.93Ghz
OpenGL = 21.32
CPU = 1.56

The update does make the OS look crisper but no measurable improvement

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I'm using a PC BIOS Gigabyte GTX 285, is your EVGA GTX 285 the Mac or PC BIOS version?


Im using a bone stock PC EVGA 285 with graphics string in my boot.plist

Im not sure of any instability issues. I played SC2 last night for about an hour without a hick up, but each system/setup is a balance of different factors.

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Going from 10.6.3 to 10.6.4 with the Graphics Update improved FPS scores in Open GL Extension Viewer by ~20 fps for each test. However, there was a noticeable slowdown in the responsiveness of Finder, playback of video in VLC, as well as viewport interaction in Maya (2011 Hotfix2). I reverted to 10.6.3 and everything is back to normal. I run a Geforce 9800GTX 512.

This update appears to fix the Flicker of Death that plagues some users of 10.6.4 and Adobe/Autodesk products (see: ).

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Updated, now I can't open SheepShaper SheepShaver.

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Before patch Xbench OpenGL score 261.91, with patch 310.66. Cinebench 11.5 OpengGL before 32.26, now 35.52. Don't have an exact before number for Cinebench 10 OpenGL but I remember it being about 7000, now up to 9760.

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I installed this and all is working on my GT220 as was

I run cinebench and it got a whopping *just under* 4fps...

but under windows cinebench gets 18.39fps

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Im using a bone stock PC EVGA 285 with graphics string in my boot.plist

Im not sure of any instability issues. I played SC2 last night for about an hour without a hick up, but each system/setup is a balance of different factors.



I have a standard PC version Zotac GTX 285 using string injection of asere bootloader, backing up system now, before trying the new update. I'll need to revert if it breaks CUDA for my CS5 apps.

EDIT -- This update makes now difference for me. Identical cinebench Framerates eg 14.5 as MacPro4,1 and 30.18 as MacPro3,1. I get a prompt to install a (non exisitant) update for CUDA on boot, but mecury still work in CS5.

So this is a weird one.

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dvi -> hdmi still not working
(9800GT with GraphicsEnabler)

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asus gtx260 and I get the cuda pop up too. Even worst => I got a crash in system profiler when I click graphics/display. Of course, I still have qe/ce and I can see it under pci cards.
Deleted com.apple.SystemProfiler.plist but still crashes.

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On an GMA X3100 here, do i need it? i don't know. But i did the update, the graphics seems a bit responsive.

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Did the update, no difference at all that I can see. I still get artifacts in Dashboard.

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Works fine with my 9800GTX+ (SL 10.6.4)


+1

The CUDA dialog asking to update to a version that doesn't exist yet is annoying.

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Can i use this Update for my HD5750 without DSDT (i used ##### install)?

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Radeon HD4850

before update :



after update :




Looks like good improvement ;) but still need 10.6.2's ATI4800Controller ATIFramebuffer and ATISupport for dual screen


Same here. It's great!





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