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Old Sep 2, 2014, 01:38 PM   #1
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MW3 on OS X Performance

Is anyone else finding MW3 crippled performance-wise on the Mac side? Perhaps not on high-end GPU's, but more on mid-range ones like the 650M? I can play it at 1080p, Ultra settings on Windows via Bootcamp and achieve 40 fps consistently, minimum. On the Mac side, pretty much everything needs to be set to low and it still isn't smooth, at 720p resolution.

I'm aware that games run better under Windows pretty much no matter what, but the gap performance difference in MW3 is unusually large. Unfortunate, since despite it being available on the Mac side, I still end up rebooting to play.
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Old Sep 2, 2014, 04:26 PM   #2
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Hi,
I have been playing MW3 on my late 2012 27" iMac that has gtx660m 512,
the only thing i have done to this machine is 16gb ram & the game runs on 900p on all setting to high & extra, aa is off & the game runs perfect smooth & looks great, i m sure it might run better on bootcamp with my machine but who will load windoze for that
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Old Sep 3, 2014, 03:11 AM   #3
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Again another abbreviation, MW3 ?
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Old Sep 3, 2014, 05:27 AM   #4
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Again another abbreviation, MW3 ?
Mech. Warrior. 3.
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Old Sep 3, 2014, 06:45 AM   #5
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Mech. Warrior. 3.
And there I was assuming it was Modern Warfare 3 ...
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And there I was assuming it was Modern Warfare 3 ...
Probably, but Mech Warrior 3 is sooooo much better.
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Old Sep 3, 2014, 04:08 PM   #7
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And there I was assuming it was Modern Warfare 3 ...
Hahaha...yep...got me too. For a second my red flag radar was going off as Modern Warfare 3 plays quite well on the 650M.

Mech Warrior 3 is awesome tho

Wait...no seriously...did you mean MW3 OP? Or MW3?
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Old Sep 3, 2014, 04:25 PM   #8
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Haha, I was referring to Modern Warfare 3. Seems to be better now after messing around with options. If I run it full screen, but not at the native resolution of the display, it seems to stutter like mad. Weird.
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