Native Game Performance On Your Mac

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This Guide is created as a place for Mac Rumor gamers to register NATIVE MAC game performance. Feel free to add categories, just be familiar with editing before you do. Please specify in your specific Mac model such as (MacBook Pro, 2.2 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo, 4GB 667 MHz DDR2SDRAM). For Windows gaming on your Mac please see the MacRumors Windows Gaming on a Mac FAQ. If you are uncomfortable editing, just PM me- Hunt'n.

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Updates

  • Added World of Warcraft Performance on MBP and MB.

MacBook

Spore

  • Plays fine with Macbook 2.2, 4gb RAM, GMA X3100, MacOS X 10.5.6.(reported by nick9191 5Apr09)

Warcraft

  • Plays fine with Macbook 2.2, 4gb RAM, GMA X3100, MacOS X 10.5.6.(reported by nick9191 5Apr09)

World of Goo

  • Plays fine with Macbook 2.2, 4gb RAM, GMA X3100, MacOS X 10.5.6.(reported by nick9191 5Apr09)

World of Warcraft

  • GMA 950 Macbook: 2GB RAM; Cities at 20 fps; Raids at 10-15 fps (malygos can drop to 4fps); Outside areas can top 45fps. (reported by babyjenniferLB 5Apr09).
  • I have 4 GB of RAM in my 2.2 Ghz Blackbook. I have the setting on low to mid and get 25fps most places. About 10fps in Stormwind.(reported by Cboss 3Apr09)

MacBook Pro (MBP)

World of Warcraft

  • Outstanding play on MacBook Pro "Santa Rosa" 2.2GHz/4GB/320GB. (reported by clutz 5Apr09)
  • Excellent play on MacBook Pro, 2.2 GHz intel Core 2 Duo, 4GB Ram, 8600M GT, 128MB VRAM. FPS 15-100.(reported by Hunt'n 7Apr09).

MacBook Air

iMac

Call Of Duty 4 runs well on a 24" iMac, 3GB ram, Nvidia 7300GT 128MB. Peggle runs very smooth (same iMac as above)

Mac Pro

Warcraft

  • Plays excellently with 8gb RAM, MacOS X 10.5.6.(reported by cthielen 6Apr09


Mac Mini