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Old Jan 21, 2013, 05:19 PM   #51
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When you look at what they manage to get out of the 360, then the next xbox will be seriously good graphics. Developers squeeze every little bit of power out of consoles, so they make far better use of their hardware than desktop machines.

My friend made me laugh today when he said he thought they might call the next xbox 'The new Xbox' - I laughed and said Apple would do a complete face palm. 'The new Xbox with retina display' - I can just picture it
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Old Jan 21, 2013, 11:27 PM   #52
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Yes, however you are limited to the range that Apple used during that product cycle (so a 2048mb/2GB 6970M). This is because even though Apple used separate graphics boards (allowing the upgrade), the board requires a specific Apple firmware which limits you to the options that they initially offered. Best place to look would be ebay. Be aware that it will cost you a fair amount, possibly even cheaper to sell your machine and buy one of the same mode, with a better GPU.
Thanks for the feedback i gather its not worth so i will get a new imac latter this year or next with 32gb ram, 2gb video ram and a 3tb fusion which i need as my 1 tb is not keeping up with my iTunes movie downloads.
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Old Jul 8, 2013, 02:09 AM   #53
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Originally Posted by maverick72 View Post
Thats like saying "I bought a Ford fiesta for racing". You can do it. Doesn't mean you should.
That's a really bad analogy. One of my friends has a supercharged fiesta ST...
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Old Jul 8, 2013, 03:03 AM   #54
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He said Ford Fiesta...not Ford Fiesta ST
Every letter and number counts...like 660MX or 680MX
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Old Jul 8, 2013, 06:00 AM   #55
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He said Ford Fiesta...not Ford Fiesta ST
Every letter and number counts...like 660MX or 680MX
Hey, I was watching a non ford fiesta ST race(time trials), it won its class.
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Old Jul 8, 2013, 08:28 PM   #56
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Coming from a desktop with a 660, it is a beastly little gaming card.
You won't get Ultra settings on Crysis but it'll come close and run smooth as butter.
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Old Jul 8, 2013, 09:13 PM   #57
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If you're getting a new 2012 27-inch and you DIDN'T fork over the extra $150 for a 680MX you should rethink.
Wrong math .. you need to step up to high end 27" iMac for $200 just to be ABLE to upgrade the graphic. After that you may add the $150 for 680MX upgrade which is not that huge of an upgrade from the 675MX.

So no, it's not $150 from base model 27".
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