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2010 Mac Pro W3690 CPU Upgrade (and FYI on RAM limit):
Gene sent comments on his 2010 Mac Pro W3690 (3.46GHz, 6-core) CPU Upgrade, including a note about his 2x16GB RAM config. (one 16GB dimm not recognized. Intel's W3690 specs lists 24GB Max Memory Size. A previous W3690 upgrade report from 2014 used 3x8GB dimms (24GB) OK.)
Feedback on Nvidia 346.02.02f02 driver for OS X 10.10.4:
(from a reader that sent the FYI on the update earlier this week)
"Problem with Latest nVidia Graphics Driver?
After updating my nVidia driver from version 346.01.03f01 to the latest 346.02.02f02, I noticed many random "unexpected" closures of Safari (v8.07). Since the only change I had made on my computer was that nVidia update, I downloaded and reinstalled the previous version. I have not seen any further problems with Safari since doing that.

My "Hackintosh" 'thinks' it is a 2008 Mac Pro (3,1), so it does fall within the hardware applications listed for the latest nVidia driver, but I have no further information on the apparent bad effect on Safari. (any addons for Safari installed? Can you try Firefox to see if it's reliable?)

If you hear of any similar problems that seem to be connected to 346.02.02f02, please let me know. thanks!
-Bill S."

Not had any other feedback on the driver. (Not running Yosemite or a Nvidia card to test.)

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Previous News Archive Summary:
    July 29th, 2015 News Archive
  • Nvidia Graphics Driver 346.02.02f02 for OS X 10.10.4 (info/download)
  • FaceTime Camera Driver Update for 2015 MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro
    ('improve FaceTime camera compatibility with windows')

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