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Old Dec 20, 2012, 08:59 PM   #26
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 08:34 AM   #27
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Ok, I know this probably isn't stored on the SSD because this is only the second time I have ran this application. That being said with everything maxed out with advanced open GL turned on, I was averaging 30-33 fps. Without advanced open gl, I averaged 50fps.
30fps... alright I suppose... but wow my friends are gonna laugh at me since their pcs run at 70fps for half the price oh apple
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 09:12 AM   #28
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30fps... alright I suppose... but wow my friends are gonna laugh at me since their pcs run at 70fps for half the price oh apple
Well I was expecting this kinda performance... It's only a hd4000 which is crap compared to even the 640m in the iMac. Moral of the story, never buy apple products if your sole purpose for the machine is to play games. Having said that these results are still very acceptable for this type of machine. Thanks astral!
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 02:28 PM   #29
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30fps... alright I suppose... but wow my friends are gonna laugh at me since their pcs run at 70fps for half the price oh apple
Put it on 64-bit mode and you'll get a much better frame rate than you have now.
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 02:59 PM   #30
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Put it on 64-bit mode and you'll get a much better frame rate than you have now.
and optifine :P I don't know why I care... My current macbook can just about manage 20fps on tiny
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 05:49 AM   #31
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sorry to bump, but I just got a mac mini for christmas and have found that minecraft runs at between 50-70fps on full view settings
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Old Dec 25, 2012, 04:04 PM   #32
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sorry to bump, but I just got a mac mini for christmas and have found that minecraft runs at between 50-70fps on full view settings
Is this just the base game or did you add some other things like optifine?
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Old Dec 26, 2012, 05:25 AM   #33
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Is this just the base game or did you add some other things like optifine?
Just the base; cant wait to change my java to 64 bit and install optifine, it'll be flying!
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Old Jan 2, 2013, 06:53 AM   #34
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Good video

Youtube video showing it running, maybe of use

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fawvwU6h2Cw
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Old Jan 2, 2013, 11:11 AM   #35
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My kids tell me it runs 100 times better on our new mac mini (quad core 2.3 i7 with 4gb ram) than our late model 2008 macbook. Just picked up the new computer a few days ago. I have it hooked up to a 27" viewsonic, which I had the macbook hooked up to before. Hope that helps.
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Old Jan 2, 2013, 02:51 PM   #36
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My kids are Minecraft freaks and play it all the time. It runs great at 1920x1200 with Fancy Graphics and Far Render Distance selected.
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I do have a Mac Mini, I've installed Minecraft, the fps digits don't go above 20 fps, the game is so laggy.

I have 4 GB Ram with built-in graphics, what could be the issue?
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Old Jan 3, 2013, 10:31 PM   #38
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I do have a Mac Mini, I've installed Minecraft, the fps digits don't go above 20 fps, the game is so laggy.

I have 4 GB Ram with built-in graphics, what could be the issue?
Minecraft uses quite a bit of RAM, especially on far render distances. Combine this with the fact that the memory is shared with the CPU, and I would advise you to upgrade the RAM.

It also depends on what model you have of course, but if this is the 2012 version that does not sound like the correct performance.
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Old Jan 4, 2013, 07:52 AM   #39
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What size moniter are you using?
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Old Mar 25, 2013, 06:09 PM   #40
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My sons machine died a few months back. I'm considering picking up a used Mini, as cash is a bit scarce lately. Among other Apps I'd like to make sure the specs are enough to run the current MC.

The Mini I'm considering is a Mid-2010, MC270LL/A, 2.4Ghz, that will arrive with 2GB/1066 that I'll up to 4GB. Graphics card is GeForce 320M. The rest of the specs can be see here.

Will this work or will it be sluggish? Or am I kidding myself altogether?

Thanks for any help.
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