“Tony at TonyMacx86 wrote in to tell us that Apple has included native graphics acceleration for some AMD/ATI Radeon HD 5xxx and 6xxx cards in the Mac OS X 10.6.7 Update for early 2011 MacBook Pro (Sandy Bridge),” Seth Weintraub reports for 9 to 5 Mac.
“Why is Apple supporting all of these generic/PC graphics cards? Perhaps some (but certainly not all?) of those video cards above will be included in upcoming iMacs,” Weintraub reports. “But it is likely bigger than that. Tony thinks that Apple may just have started to support native, off the shelf PC video cards.”
Weintraub writes, “This is certainly big news for those in the Hackintosh community.”
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