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    nmccready's Avatar
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    Performance Improvements?
    I am considering upgrading to 10.6, and I was wondering if there are any performance improvements that allow applications (games in particular) to run smoother/faster? I have been using Boot Camp to game because all the games I've tested run much better under Windows than OS 10.5. Obviously some games aren't supported on Macs, but I am curious about switching back to play the games that are, if 10.6 offers any improvements.

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    No change with regard to gaming. You still need to run Windows natively in order to get the most out of graphic intensive games. However, Snow Leopard includes a newer version (with updated drivers) of Boot Camp. (3.0) And for the price, $29.95, it's certainly a worthwhile upgrade even if you're like me and don't have Windows games.

    Regards.

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    Yer go for it...
    and if it all goes wrong...
    you can take a leaf outta my book and scream...
    works a treat...

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    Would updating bootcamp erase all the data on my current windows bootcamp partition?

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