Archive for December, 2011

Get rid of OSX lag and run your Macbook Pro GPU at full speed

December 3rd, 2011

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To avoid a lengthy intro, here is the thing: at some point OSX – and I’m talking specifically Snow Leopard 10.6.8 here – started feeling sluggish. The transitions didn’t feel smooth anymore and the general feeling was that OS was not as snappy as it used to be. Turns out all this has something to do with OSX’s built-in GPU power management, which reduces GPU clock speeds in order to save power. So what we want to do here is to turn this sort of throttling off and keep the GPU at its maximum speed at all times. » Read more: Get rid of OSX lag and run your Macbook Pro GPU at full speed

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