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Old Feb 21, 2013, 11:07 AM   #1
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the rmbp is a powerhouse, wow

Hello

I got my rmbp yesterday, its such a nice computer

I just fired up dmc devil may cry

1680x1050, all on high, everything maxed, overclock to 1035mhz/2750

Solid 60fps. And it looks so awesome.

Ah, im in love.
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 11:42 AM   #2
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They are sweet machines , love mine no slowdowns on any programs yet.
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 11:59 AM   #3
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Awesome machine. Welcome to the club.
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The rMBP eats everything you throw in it
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 12:57 PM   #5
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Honestly, it worked well for several months and now it's having issues. I got my rMBP (2.6ghz, 512gb, 8g ram) in July and it could run WoW at Ultra settings at about 22-24 fps. Now it still can, but about half the time it will struggle and literally be at 4fps. I have to put it on Fair settings to get to the mid-20s frame rate when this occurs.
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 01:18 PM   #6
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Honestly, it worked well for several months and now it's having issues. I got my rMBP (2.6ghz, 512gb, 8g ram) in July and it could run WoW at Ultra settings at about 22-24 fps. Now it still can, but about half the time it will struggle and literally be at 4fps. I have to put it on Fair settings to get to the mid-20s frame rate when this occurs.
Strange. My MBP can run WoW at almost all high, and some maxed settings, and get a solid 90-96+ fps.
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 02:11 PM   #7
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Honestly, it worked well for several months and now it's having issues. I got my rMBP (2.6ghz, 512gb, 8g ram) in July and it could run WoW at Ultra settings at about 22-24 fps. Now it still can, but about half the time it will struggle and literally be at 4fps. I have to put it on Fair settings to get to the mid-20s frame rate when this occurs.
Resetting your SMC should help
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 02:30 PM   #8
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Resetting your SMC should help
As the above user said, reset the SMC. I would add that you may need to reset it several times from what I've read (just hold the buttons down and let it restart a few times). It makes the difference between your GPU running at 270 and 900 MHz. The difference is night and day.
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Honestly, it worked well for several months and now it's having issues. I got my rMBP (2.6ghz, 512gb, 8g ram) in July and it could run WoW at Ultra settings at about 22-24 fps. Now it still can, but about half the time it will struggle and literally be at 4fps. I have to put it on Fair settings to get to the mid-20s frame rate when this occurs.
Do you by any chance O/Clocking the rMBP? If you are, you can expect reduction in performance over a period of time.
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 03:29 PM   #10
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Do you by any chance O/Clocking the rMBP? If you are, you can expect reduction in performance over a period of time.
It's Apple's problem:
http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1452267

I think someone needs to run an article about this issue so that Apple would take notice.

If push comes to shove, I can storm into their HQ as well (they're about 1-hour from where I live), but I'm hoping to avoid that.
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Old Feb 22, 2013, 09:58 AM   #11
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yes im glad im in the club.

expensive but so worth it, i just love it. all though i only had it for 2 days. its the best computer i ever owned.

tried battlefield 3 today also with same clocks. 1680x1050 almost solid 60fps all the time, with everything on high preset. its so amazing, and it looks so good on the colorful screen.
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Do you by any chance O/Clocking the rMBP? If you are, you can expect reduction in performance over a period of time.
No.

I'll try resetting SMC
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