Originally Posted By: "BigO"

I don't know if I agree with that. It seems like if you have a stable, well designed OS, that nothing should crash with a bad driver except the hardware in question. Obviously if it's a video card doing the crashing then you're SOL (cause you can't see anything), but mac's already have 3rd party video cards, so that point is moot.

I'd like to think that OSX would be more graceful about handling exceptions when they happen and not bringing down the whole system, which means that the blame will be rightfully placed on the company in question, not Apple.

That is a good point. OSX does support some 3rd party video cards. However, I would think that apple spent a lot of time testing to make sure the drivers work well, even if there are some bugs that is bound to happen. I don't want to see apple to and include all hard though because that may bog down the system with extra material and slow apple's release of a new os.