This sale is for an Apple Macbook A computer. So is the GMA x flawed hardware wise, or are there simply no decent drivers for it. The combination of these two changes in graphics driver code resulted in many Mac revisions being unable to upgrade to Mountain Lion, as their GPUs cannot be replaced. All Auction Buy It Now. Also, I don’t want an external monitor to limit graphics performance either nothing spectacular, 20 inch x

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Show only see all. In addition, the 2. However, a lot of my fellow Mac users are telling me that I’m crazy to buy a Mac with Intel graphics. I also have a mid iMac 2. All Auction Buy It Now. So that was a pleasant surprise.

There may be cracks in other areas. They had it for 3 full days and when we went to pick it up, it looked like a brand new machine.

Is this video card(GMA X3100) in a MacBook any good?

The Direct Rendering Manager and X. Indeed, there are a lot of people saying that the GMA x is more than adequate for Leopard and Snow Leopard as well, presumably. Product Family see all.

Apple MacBook A It’s expensive for a second-hand, sure, but it’s still got more than two years worth of applecare. Great for music, iTunes.


Intended for parts and repair only. Unfortunately, we ended up having to take my wife’s MB in to the Apple store a few weeks ago because of cracking plastic.

I only use iMovie and iDVD about twice a year for a week xx3100 two, but still, I’d like everything to work.

Intel GMA – Wikipedia

X1300 and open-source device drivers: Many of the advantages of the new GMA architecture come from the ability to flexibly switch as needed between executing graphics-related macbooi or video-related tasks. Apple Macbook A – Lot of 50, you will be happy with the macbbook of it. Webarchive template wayback links Articles needing additional references from August All articles needing additional references All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from April Articles with unsourced statements from July Articles with unsourced statements from November However, due to the scalar nature of the execution units, they can only process data on a single pixel component at a time.

Screen Size see all. The bug did not occur when Windows 7 was initially released to the public and is commonly observed after running Windows Update.

It is based more directly on the previous generation GMA mavbook GMA graphics, and belonging to the same “i” family with them.


Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Sure, its great for web browsing, looking at your photos, checking out trailers on Apple’s website, doing some iMovie editing in high definition, Apple’s GUI runs perfectly smooth in it most screen savers are a little choppy but if you ever want to do any mac or windows gaming, its going to let you down unless the games are old. It’s not cheap, however, and would in fact cost me macblok as much as a new white 2.

Jan 30, 6: In everyday use for non-game applications, I can’t tell the difference. However, with the introduction of Intel’s 4th generation of GMA architecture GMA X inmany of the functions are now built into the hardware, providing an increase in performance. So follow the heart second-hand black or the brain new white?

Mavericks and Yosemite on GMA X3100 macbooks

From Wikipedia, the free mmacbook. Archived from the original PDF on The processor uses different separate clock generators for display and render cores. Jan 30, 9: