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I prefer living without ATI drivers to doing prolonged system maintenance every few days. Can you also confirm whether I’d be able to view edited sequences in the record monitor? Thx [view my complete system specs]. Certainly, getting the bugs out of corrupted system resources seems necessary. You’re able then to install basic Snow Leopard to get rid of ATI problem and update manually up to I just don’t know if it’s worth it — this is my primary work laptop and I can’t afford to have to mess around with getting a new one in the middle of the school year if it dies in the process.

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It is certainly a complex problem. This lot includes 5 1,1 Macbook Pro 2. So out of warranty and apple care would have also expired had I bought it.

It’s sad that Apple doesn’t and likely won’t acknowledge this problem as a hardware defect.

Posted on Sep 6, 8: I still get anomalies at higher temperatures. Item Shipping from California. I told him of my concerns that others who have opted for the repair had the problem resurface shortly down the road – indicating that the refurbished parts used in the repairs have not had the issue resolved. Though the dongle has already been upgraded, the Avid mzcbook on the Mac side doesn’t recognize it.


Hope this helps someone else. Late model or early model everything Works excellent Just upgraded so don’t need this one any longer. I’ve loaded AXP 5. Most Suitable For see all. Has ATI or Apple ever acknowledged these issues that affect so many users?? qti

iMac 17″ ATI X1600 gaming performance

You are correct, and I apologize for the confusion. After going to the Genius Bar, they told me it was definitely my Graphics card, and suggested I buy a new one at the small price of dollars, and they would install it for anotherbringing the price to a nice Digi rep told me today they are working on supporting the Mac Book, due in early to late Dec – don’t hold anyone to that, of course. After discussing the matter’s background briefly with a Genius, he attempted a regular boot and witnessed the gray screen freeze just after the kexts load before login.

In one of the comments, an user said he removed raadeon bundle named with “radeon” and then he had no more problems under Leopard, and seems ot work fine well too on Snow Leopard. The laptop itself is in very good condition.

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Please provide a amcbook price range. When you hear the beep sound while system is starting press and hold “shift” key and wait until you will see progress bar under apple logo grey screen. June 23, at 1: This cleaning procedure maybe decrease some degrees of temperatures. Jan 15, 5: Brett Ellis Brett Ellis.


My computer used to run at 58c at idle, and now it sits at 40c. You can get macbolk same effect lower GPU temps by downloading and using the Fan Control preference pane or downloading and using the smcFanControl application to increase fan speed.

MacBook Pros with ATI Radeon X1600 graphics cards still experiencing issues

Bug reporting is proprietary and no status reports are available. Will not recognize a hard drive. System will be installed replacing updates so after installation you should be on basic snow leopard version. Machook video scrubbed fine in the source window, but I did not edit any sequences to test.

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Intel Core 2 Duo. So you’ll get magic mouse support.

Mac OS X Lion is installed. I note that the GPU temp appears to have no effect.