Linked by David Adams on Tue 27th Jul 2010 07:44 UTC
Intel An interesting article at Ars Technica takes a look at some compelling data (the longer-than-normal processor update cycles in Apple's personal computer lineup) and speculates that Apple's enthusiasm for its partnership with Intel might be cooling. Like Apple's soured relationship with once-BFF Google, this may be the result of Intel's increasing activities in the mobile computing space.
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RE: Updates
by puenktchen on Tue 27th Jul 2010 16:07 UTC in reply to "Updates"
puenktchen
Member since:
2007-07-27

and now even the smallest imac has a dedicated gpu from ati. apple doesn't seem to be satisfied with intels integrated solutions.

edit - an that's why:

quake 4
gforce 9400m - around 40 to 60 fps
intel gma hd - around 12 fps

Edited 2010-07-27 16:19 UTC

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RE[2]: Updates
by vivainio on Tue 27th Jul 2010 16:21 in reply to "RE: Updates"
vivainio Member since:
2008-12-26

.... one more reason to support nvidia.

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RE[3]: Updates
by gfx1 on Tue 27th Jul 2010 16:53 in reply to "RE[2]: Updates"
gfx1 Member since:
2006-01-20

The mac pro seems a bit underwhelming with a nvidia 210 that's a $40 card

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v RE[3]: Updates
by TheGZeus on Tue 27th Jul 2010 17:05 in reply to "RE[2]: Updates"