|Feb 10, 2013, 03:03 AM||#1|
Quake 3 running awesomly , but skips
I finally got Quake 3 to run on my Powerbook G4 , it runs at around 120fps, which is awesome BUT it skips like a cd every 2 seconds. Whut do? I'm running off ioquake which is a mod to make it run better I THINK I don't know **** about macs </3 gooby pls halp :a pple:
|Feb 10, 2013, 03:36 AM||#3|
Heres my graphics card . I hate ati
, and I dont know what vanilla is BUT I'LLLL LOOK IT UP and get back.
ATI Mobility Radeon 9700:
Chipset Model: ATY,RV360M11
VRAM (Total): 128 MB
Vendor: ATI (0x1002)
Device ID: 0x4e50
Revision ID: 0x0000
ROM Revision: 113-xxxxx-145
Resolution: 1280 x 854
Depth: 32-Bit Color
Core Image: Hardware Accelerated
Main Display: Yes
Quartz Extreme: Supported
|Feb 10, 2013, 09:04 AM||#4|
Forget ioQuake, the OS X universal port of Q3 is great. My eMac with a itty bitty 32MB Radeon 7500 runs it on 1280x960 without skipping a beat.
Is your computer doing anything in the background?
How much memory (RAM) does your computer have?
You are running the game from your internal hard disk, right?
You could try tweaking the .cfg files to use a higher cache of RAM for the game, but that's beyond the scope of this 2AM tipsy post
michaelanthonyralph.com/wordpress - Late 2011 15" Macbook Pro - 2.4GHz quad - 16GB RAM - Radeon 6770M 1024MB - 1TB - 10.9.4
|Feb 10, 2013, 10:30 AM||#5|
|Feb 10, 2013, 02:07 PM||#6|
Yaaaaaa I was running bit Torent in the background without noticing it, my dock is 2D and I have that space background OK OK ^_^ but I'm glad to finally have a real game on this oldddddde mac
|Feb 10, 2013, 07:32 PM||#7|
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