Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 2nd Aug 2012 21:48 UTC
Mac OS X "Has Mountain Lion been feeling faster for you compared to Lion on the same machine? It's probably not just you: Mountain Lion appears to include improved graphics drivers and low-level graphics subsystem improvements. According to our testing, these improvements result in an approximate performance increase of up to 10 percent. Those improvements can make your current hardware feel faster despite the fact that your CPU can't magically crunch numbers any faster. The changes also lay the foundation for Apple to update OS X's OpenGL support in a more timely manner, which could potentially lead to better graphics performance in the future."
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RE: Seems smoother to me
by Thom_Holwerda on Thu 2nd Aug 2012 22:37 UTC in reply to "Seems smoother to me"
Thom_Holwerda
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2005-06-29

It was high time too. Mac OS X's interface has been feeling sluggish for several releases now. I'm very curious how it'll feel on my dad's iMac.

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