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Apple’s Mac OS X 10.5.2 update mentions the AMD RS780 chipset!

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The first build of Mac OS X 10.5.2 has seen the light of day. And judging by the size of the installation file, this will be the largest technical system update in Mac OS X history – 350 megabytes of clean fixes.
The first external build of 10.5.2 is labeled 9C7, and the list of components that Apple is asking developers to pay special attention to consists of 37 items. These include spell checker, Dock, Rosetta translator (memory leaks eliminated) and Finder environment, iChat, Mail, Safari and Time Machine apps, and wireless data support. You can read the full list of all the changes at Deep Apple Forum
This update includes triakis.kext module, which contains all code needed to run RV670, RV770 video cards. So, if the information from MacBidouille is confirmed, then in the new Mac Pro we expect ATI Radeon HD 38X0 or "something similar from the third series of ATI" graphics cards.
Finally, also the update contains AMD RS780 chipset, that is chipset with onboard graphics chip, and motherboards using AMD CPUs are designed on it, so, probably some Apple Mac with AMD chipset and CPU will be available.
It’s quite possible, for example, that a new version of Apple TV with AMD internals will appear! After all, it’s been a year since it was released, so it’s time to update it.
I bet Apple lawyers made up an exclusive agreement with Intel so that only desktop and portable computers are officially covered by it, but, excuse me, Apple TV set-top boxes aren’t officially a computer;)
In Apple TV nobody should care what motherboard and CPU they have – and Apple doesn’t say anything about it in the documentation on Apple TV, because it’s just a consumer product like a VCR, so Apple has every right to put there any low-end CPU even a cheap AMD Athlon or for example VIA C7. Well and Apple MacOS X it will probably run the same 10.5.2 on the new Apple TV, only for Apple TV they use their own interface.
Another possibility is that Apple will finally release MacOS X 10.5 for any PC clones 🙂
Well, or developing drivers for AMD motherboards and CPUs, so Apple unofficially supports the development of the "Hackintosh" project!
And the most incredible option : Apple executives heeded the advice of the financial publication Seeking Alpha, which published an article "Ten Reasons Apple Should Buy AMD."

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