OS X Increase FPS?

Discussion in 'Mac and PC Games' started by turtlebunnie, Dec 2, 2012.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Dec 2, 2012
    I currently have an Early 2011 MacBook Pro 13 inch. I have Windows 7 on bootcamp and I am looking for a way to raise my FPS on games like Skyrim.

    Graphics Intel HD Graphics 3000 384 MB
    Memory 4 GB 1333 MHz DDR3
    Processor 2.7 GHz Intel Core i7
    Hard Drive 500GB Serial ATA; 5400 rpm

    Is there such a thing out that can raise my graphics(external graphics card)? Or do I need to upgrade something else? Or is it just simply I need more memory in my bootcamp partition?

    Thanks in advanced
  2. macrumors regular

    Jun 15, 2007
    My guess is that you need to upgrade to a computer with a dedicated graphics card. That's your best bet for increased FPS.
  3. macrumors 68040

    Feb 13, 2012
    Perth, Western Australia
    Thunderbolt GPUs are available which should improve performance over the inbuilt HD3000 significantly.
  4. macrumors Core


    Jan 18, 2005
    Darkplace Hospital
    Easiest, quickest and cheapest solution that I'm surprised nobody has mentioned yet;

    Lower the settings.
  5. macrumors member

    Sep 7, 2012
    Porto, Portugal
    8gb ram = 512mb hd3000. do it.

    tip:SSD for much faster computer.
  6. macrumors 65816


    Jun 13, 2011
    Down by the river
    The most simple and straightforward answer is this.

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