Very poor GPU performance with iMac Mid 2011 (i7) and Radeon 6970

iHateMacs

macrumors 6502a
Aug 13, 2008
651
24
Coventry, UK
On my iMac I got 93fps on Mavericks then 88fps on Yosemite.

After the last couple of updates Yosemite is showing 92.25fps now.

So no major difference for me
 

Der Kommandant

macrumors member
Sep 25, 2012
32
1
The Netherlands
I think that Apple doesn't optimize their drivers for the iMac 2011 models as they used to. Since Mavericks the GPU performance has gone downhill. A few months ago I installed Snow Leopard and it was (and still is) much faster than Mavericks and Yosemite.
 
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