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Apple Releases MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Update 2.0

Discussion in 'Mac Blog Discussion' started by MacRumors, Nov 8, 2012.

  1. macrumors bot



    Apple has released a 127.07 MB update for all the Mac notebooks introduced in June 2012 -- the new MacBook Air models, as well as the spec-bumped MacBook Pro, and the MacBook Pro 15" with Retina display.

    Apple is nonspecific about the exact issues the update fixes, but mentions graphics performance and compatibility with USB devices:
    The update is available via Apple's support website or the Mac App Store.

    Installing the update also changes the build number of OS X 10.8.2 from 12C60 to 12C3006.

    Article Link: Apple Releases MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Update 2.0
  2. ibd
    macrumors member

    Ohh, I wonder if this will fix certain issues like heavy throttling of the rMBP. :)
  3. penajmz, Nov 8, 2012
    Last edited: Nov 8, 2012

    macrumors 65816

    Download link is not working for me.

    EDIT: Showed up in App Store updates.
  4. macrumors 6502

    not working for me as well, should't this show up as an update in the app store?
  5. macrumors member

    Marcus PM

    In process.
  6. macrumors 68030


    Mine showed up in the App Store and I updated there :)

    I hope this will fix the rMBP lagging issue on zoomed in websites.
  7. macrumors 6502

    Updated through the app store, so far so good.
  8. ibd
    macrumors member

    It did so here.
  9. macrumors newbie


    For a few moments I thought this would be an actual hardware upgrade. :p
  10. macrumors regular

    I hope this fixes MBPr lag is some places..
  11. macrumors 6502

    shows up in the app store for me now
  12. komodrone, Nov 8, 2012
    Last edited: Nov 8, 2012

    macrumors 6502

  13. macrumors regular

    I don't have that issue.
  14. macrumors 6502

    133 mb! It better fix something.
  15. macrumors 6502a

    The size of the updates actually matter for the MBA 64GB
  16. macrumors 6502a

    hopefully this fixes the screen tearing in Safari that has made it virtually unusable on my 15" MacBook Pro with Retina display.
  17. macrumors regular

    All the same for me. MBPr. Good one Apple. "Do nothing" Update
  18. macrumors 6502

    After the update, Safari performs better. Scrolling with verge.com can finally reach more than 35 fps with the iGPU.
  19. macrumors newbie


    Can anyone give more feedback on the update? like games etc
  20. macrumors 6502

  21. macrumors 6502

    Would you kindly mind posting a video of scrolling on The Verge or whatever graphics heavy website that was previously laggy, for us? I know it's too little a change and trivial to do something like a video, but.. would really appreciate it.
  22. macrumors 68040

    if a 133 mb update is a big issue for you then you shouldn't be using an ssd
  23. macrumors 6502

    here's how to reproduce it:

    attach external display
    goto display settings in sys prefs
    set it to more space:
    set arrangement: external display directly on top, laptop screen on bottom. MAKE SURE THE WHITE BAR IS IN THE EXTERNAL DISPLAY ON TOP

    move a large window around in the retina macbook screen
    see this video:

    it's a known issue with OSX
    confirmed and reproduced it at a Genius Bar with their own retina macbooks.


    fixed. now you can see it
  24. macrumors newbie

    I wonder if this patch fixes the problems with games, which makes you having to reset your SMC.
  25. beestigbeestje, Nov 8, 2012
    Last edited: Nov 8, 2012

    macrumors regular

    Resizing Safari windows are smoother.

    Not noticing any gaming performance at the moment. Is there a way to see frames per second on Modern Combat Domination?

    EDIT: Safari window resizing is NOT smoother :(.

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