10.5.8 slower than 10.5.0

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by MaximusUK, Aug 18, 2010.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Jul 21, 2010

    I recently updated my ibook 1.33ghz 1.25gb ram from 10.5.0 to 10.5.8. I noticed a massive slow down after updating. Especially on youtube videos. They are now unwatchable. Before on 10.5.0 when I bench tested it, it was the same as tiger. now the bench tests on 10.5.8 are a lot lower than 10.5.0.

    I wonder what the reason for this is? Has anyone else found this problem?
  2. macrumors 6502a

    Feb 10, 2009
    I have the same machine but with 1GB RAM.

    Can't compare 10.5.0 to 10.5.8 'cos I went straight from Tiger and updated; but I can say that YouTube works fine on it. Especially if you use the HTML5 option.

    Have you updated Safari?
  3. macrumors 6502a

    Feb 8, 2006
    It might be the flash version. check what version you are running.

    Also, try the HTML5 version of youtube to see if that helps.
  4. macrumors 68040


    Sep 17, 2009
    no i guess its the same problem as i have on my mini G4 1.42 ,1gb ram
    i compare the operating systems with cars now
    it originally shipped with panther
    i would compare it with a BUGATTI VEYRON SS
    high topspeed ,but only a 2 seater without a real boot , not that practical due to some software limitations , but perfect for older ppc Mac's to boost their performance

    with tiger installed becomes a BRABUS ROCKET

    the fastest four door saloon in the world today , and very practical as still most of todays software runs on it

    but if i run leopard 10.5.8 the same mini really becomes a citroen acadiane

    very practical newest software will run but the speed is unbearable slow to use,under safari 5.1 for example its slower then my 700mhz iMac G3 running tiger with safari 4.1 when opening websites , but some others report different experiences, but in my opinion every 10.5 upgrade made leopard more and more optimized for intel, but i guess thats apples way of telling us "take your old ppc Mac's and put them in the skip and buy a new intel mac" :(

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