Macbook retina Major Flicker issue

90 Night Elf Rogue
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Depending on the resolution or display settings i get major flickering and fragmentations on the screen.. random lines going in may directions.
this is without using any addons.

please advise.
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This is a known issue for the Retina Mac. We've escalated this to Apple/NVIDIA for assistance on this matter.
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90 Night Elf Rogue
11270
good, thank you.
any work around for now? lower resolution? use Good settings instead of ultra?
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There doesn't appear to be any at this time officially. I'll dig deeper into this, but likely there may not be, as this is something that Apple/NVIDIA has to assist in :(
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90 Pandaren Mage
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Hey Stabbingeden,
I'm having this problem too. I notice that after a little bit of playing it goes away. Sometimes it seems like it's exclusively linked to my opening my character pane or pet/mount menu since those have 3d models I wonder if that's not part of it. I did reduce my particle effects and that seems to help at times. They're at medium and everything else is ultra.

Sometimes it seems to happen a huge amount right at the beginning and then after a minute goes away and the rest of the time I play (usually a couple hours) it's fine. I would imagine it's the way the rendering it occurring and it's probably going to be a driver update which apple will push out but who knows.
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90 Troll Mage
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I wanted to add that this seems to be happening with the Macbook Pro (15-inch Mid 2012) as well (non-Retina Macbook Pro).

I just started getting this today. No updates were installed and I've already reinstalled WoW completely.

Mac OS X 10.8.1
2.6 GHz Intel Core i7
8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3
NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M 1024MB
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87 Human Priest
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It happens on my new 15" MBP retina too. goes away shortly after logging in.
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This seems to only happen when certain UI windows are open. I've updated our known issues list to include this bug: http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/6489880421

This seems to happen on Macs with NVIDIA 650M graphics card.
Edited by Machkhan on 9/5/2012 9:39 AM PDT
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I'm getting this issue every once in a while without any UI windows being open. It appears when I mouse look at suddenly there are lines and lights streaking all over the place and a flicker in certain UI elements. I can make the problem go away by mouselooking in another direction.

Would dropping the graphics settings in wow alleviate the flickering until a fix comes in?
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90 Human Warrior
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have yuo updated to 10.8.2 yet? because that will probably fix it
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Support Forum Agent
Omegal is correct, this should resolve the flicking issue in 10.8.2.
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