Updating mac video drivers

Windows If you have a notebook or laptop computer: You should visit the website of the notebook manufacturer to download the latest driver.If you have a desktop or workstation computer: Before you can update the graphics driver, you need to know what kind of graphics card you have.All graphics driver updates come from Apple in OS X software updates so you really shouldn’t need to update them manually (the one exception is the Mac Pro which is the only Mac model to have user upgradeable graphics cards).I absolutely wouldn’t recommend doing this unless you know what you’re doing and confident in your ability to do so (that’s my disclaimer – if everything goes catastrophically wrong I cannot be held responsible).This isn’t happening to everyone who updates but I’ve had others tell me it’s also happening to them.If you’re inquisitive like me, and want to know which driver version your Mac is currently on from Apple, follow .

There is debate over whether Apple make the entire driver set themselves, or just take NVidia/AMD's core code & add their own hardware/OS-specific code to it.

Here are links for downloading drivers from the most common graphics card manufacturers: If you upgraded your driver to resolve a display issue, and it didn't resolve the issue, you may consider installing an older driver for your graphics card instead.

Older drivers may be available online or in a resource CD that came with your computer.

Note - If you choose to Upgrade your version of Mac OS X to a newer version, it will take some time to download and complete the install process If after updating your drivers you're still having Display or FPS issues, I'd suggest checking our Recommended Specifications Page so you can check what performance you should expect from your system when playing Rune Scape.

Macs - and Apple itself - are famously resistant to many forms of user upgrade.