Ah ok, thanks. I assumed that error message was due to the fact in the preferences (display) it shows that this graphics card is unsupported.
Not sure why adobe would have an app that 'untested' and wouldn't support a highly popular graphics card used in most high end MBPs?
Any clue? I mean it works, but says it's not supported, so don't know if i'm receiving the full benefit, so to speak. i'd be most grateful!
Don't worry about it. It will work just fine. It is the normal setting for that system.
You're misinterpreting what you're reading there. The only thing that is untested and unsupported is the use of GPU acceleration for the ray-traced 3D renderer with that GPU. That feature is obsolete, and you needn't worry about it. Everything else in that dialog box is showing you that OpenGL and CUDA are behaving normally.
I had the same problem with AE not seeing my GPU and the CPU method was sooooo slow. But I found a video from this guy, on YouTube and I was up and running in minutes. Short and sweet instructions on what to do. He made a good video about it.
You don't have to do that hack anymore. AE has a little tick box to use "unsupported" cards. There is no need to go into the approved cards text file.
Also, the ray-traced renderer that this trick is referencing is considered obsolete, so unless you're using that, this whole discussion is irrelevant.