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  1. T

    Mouse Freezes for about 5 seconds (occurs more when gaming)

    I have a late 2014 27" 5k Retina iMac i7 32gb Ram Radeon R9 x295X 4gb GPU I have a peculiar and frustrating issue where my cursor locks in place for about 5 seconds at a time.... I have a wired keyboard, and a wired mouse, which worked on my old mac, works on the new mac, apart from when it...
  2. purdnost

    Tiny Gray Blocks/Artifacts on Login Screen Avatar

    Is this an indication of a graphics cards issue?
  3. surfnode

    Weird graphics glitch on Mac mini 2012 (Monterey Patched)

    So I'm using patched macOS Monterey on my Mac mini 2012 and I've noticed a wierd glitch where apps I've opened from Launchpad, leave a permanent imprint on the screen until the next restart. Re-launching Finder doesn't resolve this. Anyone seen anything similar? Just wondering whether its my...
  4. M

    MP 1,1-5,1 2010 iMac 5,1 Display Out to two Monitors with MSI AMD R9

    Hey everyone, need some advice on some things and I figured this was the place. I have a Mac Pro 2010 5,1 that I have had for a few years now. Purchased a MSI AMD Radeon R9 390X series to bump up the graphics. I also have a Late-2009 27" iMac sitting around that I was hoping to use in Target...
  5. L

    Late 2013 intel i5 iMac to M1 iMac upgrade worth it?

    I have a late 2013 intel i5 iMac with 8gb Ram and Nvidia GeForce GT 750m 1024mb graphics card. Will a new M1 iMac with 8 core GPU be better and faster including editing video at 4K?
  6. J

    MP 1,1-5,1 Screen share/Apple Remote Desktop/other severely slows down the Mac Pro (3,1) being shared

    All I wanna do is run a headless Mac Pro(3,1, with @dosdude1 patch for Mojave). The instant I connect, mouse/keyboard latency becomes intolerably slow, on the Mac Pro itself, whether I'm looking at it through the two MacBooks I tried this with, or sitting in front of the Mac Pro (display...
  7. D

    Question regarding clarification of shared RAM on M1 Machines.

    Recently I read that ram is shared between the CPU and GPU on M1 processors. Does this mean that some of my ram will be allocated to driving an external display? Wouldn’t the GPU have its own dedicated vram so that it wouldn’t cut into ram allotted to the cpu? 32GB of ram is what I currently...
  8. D

    How has your 27" 2020 iMac worked for you?

    Has your 2020 27" iMac worked well for you or has it given you trouble? Usually I'm pretty confident with apple hardware but I've had pretty bad graphics issues right out of the gate, since day one, (and before any 3rd party software or RAM was installed.) This has been the opposite experience...
  9. Z

    graphics in a video

    How are these graphics created at this time in this video? Im referring to the intro graphics just before the "Default Apps" title. Might it all be FinalCutPro? (i know that the commentator is using FCP for the video he makes)
  10. W

    How much RAM for graphics and music mixing?

    Hi, thanks to covid I am having a hell of a time getting my hands on the new M1 with 16GB of RAM. Do you think there is any chance that 8GB of RAM can do the job? I was using a very old 2011 Macbook for some 2d animations and photoshop and some Garageband stuff, and it almost never crashed...
  11. TechInit

    Early 2008 iMac 24" GPU Upgrade Options

    Hi there, I've just got an old 2008 24" iMac for £30, and I want to use it for some older-title gaming, web browsing and all the other stuff you do with an older iMac. My only problem is, it has the Radeon HD 2600 Pro which isnt all that great. I've been looking at images of the 2600 and I've...
  12. dukee101

    Optimal wallpaper dimensions for scaled displays?

    If I have a 4K display scaled to 2560x1440, what should the dimensions of my wallpapers be if I want the crispest background possible? Will 2560x1440 wallpapers look as crisp as the scaled UI on a 4K monitor with native dimensions of 3840x2160? Or should I strive to download 3840x2160 wallpapers?
  13. C

    2014 27” iMac Retina Graphics Glitches only when external monitor is NOT plugged in?

    Hi guys, my 2014 27” iMac (retina 5k) has been experiencing display glitches such as freezing, screen going black, turning off and rebooting etc. I recently discovered that none of these problems occur when I have an external monitor plugged in.. Could it be due to the graphics switching from...
  14. Darragh Ryan

    Pink Graphics Issue Caused By Bent Fan Mac Book Pro 17" 2009

    Hi everyone. I was cleaning the inside of my MacBook Pro and slightly bent part of what I think is one of the fans vents or filters? After turning it back on I was greeted with pink and sometimes green graphics distortion. When I put hard pressure on the shell it would go away. I then...
  15. Boneheadxan

    16" GPU (8GB) at Max Memory load

    Hi guys, I recently noticed this issue since it started affecting my work (audio sessions in Nuendo) and started tracking the problem. The AMD Radeon Pro 5500m in my 16" Macbook Pro stays at around 98-99% memory load even while just watching a video on Youtube in Safari. This is with an...
  16. onujpt

    GPU Crash

    Hello, Wondering if anyone can help me out with an apparent Graphics Card Crash on my new MacBook Pro. I purchased a 16" MacBook Pro / 64GB RAM / 8GB AMD 5500 Graphics Card / 2.3GHz 8-core i9 and installed BootCamp / Steam to play one of my favorite games (Planet Coaster). Super graphics...
  17. J

    MacBook Pro 13" 2015 Freezes and Display Glitches (Green and Pink Lines)

    I've had this strange issue for the past few months now, where my MacBook will lock up completely, requiring a hold down of the power button to reboot the machine – but in addition to this the display, or external display which I am using most of the time, will be covered in green and pink lines...
  18. R

    MacBook Pro 13" | A1502 - External Graphics?

    I'm struggling to find any sort of External Graphics that is compatible with the A1502. The reason for the external graphics is this.... I have a buddy who owns a bar, and he uses this notebook to stream various music videos to the TV's. However the internal graphics card doesn't have enough...
  19. S

    iPhone Graphics Glitch in Notifications & Message App

    I am having this issue on iPhone XS Max with notifications on lock-screen and also on messages app, where text/icons overlaps in message app and also in notifications at lock screen are overlapping on each other or getting partially obscured in the middle. I have attached messages app...
  20. jtvdw

    iMac 27" 2010 Graphics Card Issue

    Hi, I have a 27" iMac and the graphics card started giving me issues, I'm not a Mac expert and I've tried this and this and this and this but no luck. Also, I haven't tried baking the the physical card, I'm not pro doing it, might mess it up even more. What I'm I missing or doing wrong, any...