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. HD Graphics Ivy Bridge. Sign up using Email and Password. So follow the heart second-hand black or the brain new white? Actually, iMovie is about as high-end as I’ll be using. I don’t see too many ‘surprises’ except for some unexplained cracking recently. Feb 5, 4:

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Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100

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Intel Pentium Dual Core T, 15″, 2. Hosting and bandwidth provided by MacAce. Indeed, there are a lot of people saying that the GMA x is more than adequate for Leopard and Snow Leopard as well, presumably.

The truth about the GMA x Macbook – Apple Community

I have two MacBooks Can anyone give the definitive truth on this? Quake 3 Arena – Timedemo I have a 2. Radeon R9 MX Crossfire. gja

If Apple still offered the MB in black, it’d be a no-brainer. I installed Elementary OS on an old Mac but it uses an alternative driver and works badly. Just make sure you can see grub before trying this. Left 4 Dead Toshiba Satellite Pro L Iris Plus Graphics Your macbiok might be simply too outdated to run properly with elementary OS, but “works badly” is unfortunately not really informative concerning the problems you experience.

The truth about the GMA x Macbook There is no “alternative driver” for Intel GPUs. To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question.


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

Feb 2, 2: Unless you plan to use it on some heavy graphics work I would just go for it. Toshiba Satellite Pro U The continuously superb BareFeats has provided in-depth test results for graphics applicationshigh-resolutionand low-resolution gaming on the MacBook, all of which should be read completely. Jan 30, 9: Intel Pentium Dual Core T, Intel Core 2 Duo SU, I’ve seen a lot of clips on you tube of GMA x macbooks and the animation was really smooth, even when doing the cube effect when switching between windows, linux and os x.