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iMac takes ages to load videos and then watch once "buffetting" stops

804 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Feb 8, 2011 3:05 PM by Ho Lee MACkeral RSS
jeremy143 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Feb 8, 2011 2:51 PM
I need help to speed up my iMac, and I am not sure which bit needs tweaking. If I try and open a video link from a webpage, the content takes too long to load before you can actually watch the clip. I have to pause the video to wait for the load to "catch up" on itself...surely there must be a cure for this? The HD size is 500GB, with a 2x1GB Memory, and an NVIDIA GeForce 8800GS (512mb) graphics card. Do you think I need to upgrade? Cheers JK
iMac 1st generation, Mac OS X (10.6.6), iMac8,1, Intel Core 2 Duo

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