WoW DP2 so much better!

Discussion in 'OS X Yosemite (10.10)' started by NJRonbo, Jun 17, 2014.

  1. NJRonbo, Jun 17, 2014
    Last edited: Jun 18, 2014

    NJRonbo macrumors 68000

    Jan 10, 2007
    Recently installed DP2 and find it to be a huge improvement over DP1...

    ...of course.

    Much faster

    Mail push works across all devices (including Android)

    Minor to no compatibility issues with installed software (and I have dozens of apps).

    Only initial problems I see...

    * Newer (beta) versions of Chrome tend to crash when viewing web pages, particularly hitting back page
    * TotalFinder does not work with this release.

    After a few hours of use I would go as far to say that for most basic of things, this is a very stable operating system. I intend to keep it on my primary computer right through the betas to final GM.
  2. klamzi macrumors member

    Jun 13, 2014
    For me is much worse and slower than dp1 .Safari is slower too.Text on top menu feels like even smaller and blurier .Very ugly overall.
  3. NJRonbo thread starter macrumors 68000

    Jan 10, 2007
    I don't notice the slowdown.

    I guess it varies from hardware to hardware.

    As for the look...

    Something tells me, based on prior Mavericks DP/Beta experience, that the look is going to be further refined with each update.

    I hope it gets better for you.
  4. Diwad macrumors newbie

    Sep 12, 2013
    Could you tell me what machine are you working on?

    I am spaming forums to make sure it is faster than DP1 on Retina Display macbooks:D
  5. Yakibomb macrumors 6502


    May 13, 2014
    Cape Town
    I can definitely say its faster on my rMBP 15":D
  6. NJRonbo thread starter macrumors 68000

    Jan 10, 2007
    I am on a late 2012 27" iMac with 3.4GHz i7 Processor and 32 GB Ram

    Probably the reason I don't see a slowdown.
  7. Young Turk macrumors 6502

    Jul 9, 2002
    Agreed. Much faster, downright usable, on a 13" Retina MB Pro.
  8. panzaman macrumors member

    Oct 20, 2008
    Much faster than DP1 on my late 2013 MacBookPro 13" Retina. i5 2.6 Ghz
  9. iJcaP macrumors 6502

    Jun 19, 2010
    Overall performance has improved, but battery life has not improved. Sucks especially a Macbook that is supposed to have 12 hours of battery life. Only getting 7 hours. Can't wait for GM.
  10. lee27 macrumors member


    Mar 24, 2012
    I have the same iMac setup. i don't see any slowdown :)
  11. SimonTheSoundMa macrumors 6502a

    Aug 6, 2006
    Birmingham, UK
    Will be much slower and bloated compared to release versions, with all those symbols and debugging going on.

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