Apple iMac 20-Inch 'Core 2 Duo' 2.66 (Early 2009) Specs. Identifiers: Early 2009 - MB417LL/A - iMac9,1 - A1224 - 2266 All iMac 20-Inch Models All 2009 Models Dynamically Compare This Mac to Others. Distribute This Page: Bookmark & Share Download: PDF Manual The iMac 'Core 2 Duo' 2.66 20-Inch Aluminum (Early 2009) features a 2.66 GHz Intel 'Core 2 Duo' processor, with two independent. GeForce 300M series: GT 330M, GT 320M GeForce 200 series: GTX 285 for Mac GeForce 100 series: GT 120 GeForce 9M series: 9400M GeForce 8 series: 8800 GT GeForce 8M series: 8800M GTS, 8600M GS Quadro series: 4000 Quadro FX series: FX 5600, FX 4800 for Mac. Specifically, Apple reports that the MacBook 'Core 2 Duo' 2.4 13' (Unibody)- with the NVIDIA GeForce 9400M with 256 MB of memory shared with the system - is between 2.5x and 6.2x faster than the MacBook 'Core 2 Duo' 2.4 13' (Black)- with the Intel GMA X3100 with 144 MB of memory shared with the system - running tests in Unreal Tournament. Posted by jafuuu: “NVIDIA GeForce 9400M Macbook driver.”. Hard drive space nVidia 320M or higher, or Radeon 7000 or higher, or Intel HD 3000 or higher Latest drivers for your 9400M will be included in the update to Mac OS 10.7 or 10.8.
- Jan 27, 2007
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- Your Mac's Specs
- 17 inch 2 GHz C2D imac (5,1) with 3GB DDR2 RAM, X1600 (128MB memory) GPU - OSX 10.6.3
Nvidia Geforce 9400m Graphics
Currently I have an imac with a ATI X1600 GPU with 128 MB dedicated ram. And I am looking at getting a new Mac one day. And I was thinking of the imac with the NVIDIA GeForce 9400M with 256MB of shared DDR3 memory. But is the NVIDIA GeForce 9400M really better then the ATI one I have. Because I would want to game somewhat on the Mac + do some photo and a little video editing.
My main question is would the NVIDIA GeForce 9400M be ok even though it has shared memory or do I need to fork up $400 (Australian) more for the ATI Radeon HD 4670 with 256MB of GDDR3 memory?
I always thought GPUs with shared memory was a bad idea for gaming and video editing. But with the new GPUs I really have no idea.