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Big Graphic problem with ATI Cards since 10.5.5

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Sep 19, 2008 12:19 AM
Hello everyone,

as you can read here http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?messageID=8122811#8122811 the Upgrade to 10.5.5 brings some very big Graphic Issues!
I tried to play the Game Battlestations Midway and after the a Minute the OSX frozes complete, only a Hardware reset brings help.This is not Game related.I read in other Forums that other Games stuck and all these things a Game can have.
But not only ingame, only using the Desktop or some Applications bring Graphic Issues.

It is definitiely not a hardware problem, its a Software probleme since 10.5.5, you can read this in all Apple Boards over the World and its absolutely only a problem with ATI Graphic Cards!

The only way to pull back this, is to switch to 10.5.4

Thank you, i´ll hope that Apple will help really fast.

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iMac 24 Alu 2,4 Ghz ATI 2600 XT 4 GB Ram, Mac OS X (10.5.4)
  • ma5k3r Calculating status...
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    Sep 19, 2008 12:33 AM (in response to Scape1)
    Hi Scape1,

    my situation is worse than yours.i cant even start my system after updating to 10.5.5.I think apple has serious issues with this updates.Common Apple,
    I need to revert to 10.5.4 without destroying my life's work on hard drive.
    Can anyone suggest a feasible solution..?

    many thanks
    macbook pro, Mac OS X (10.5.5), 2.16 intel core 2 duo. 3gb 667 ddr2 sdram
  • Dave Jablinsky Level 2 Level 2 (230 points)
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    Sep 25, 2008 9:53 AM (in response to Scape1)
    It's not just with ATI cards. I have an NVIDIA card in my Mac Pro and have had nothing but problems since 10.5.5
    Mac Pro 2.66 Ghz Quad Core, Mac OS X (10.5.5), 8 GB ram

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