gaming

  1. iModFrenzy

    Geforce FX 5200 Go performance vs ATI?

    So I dusted off my PowerBook G4 12" 1.5ghz 1.25gb fx 5200 64mb, and wanted to try playing some old PPC games. I recall reading the 5200 has some terrible performance compared to ATI cards released in PowerBooks at the time. So that got me thinking if its worth it to pull out my iBook 1.25ghz...
  2. quaccOS

    iPhone 8 Gaming Issues: Swiping Undetected & Overheating

    I play a lot of FPS games on my iPhone 8 (256GB). I keep it in a UAG Monarch Series case, and I use Zagg InvisibleShield Glass+ Privacy for screen protection. I replace the tempered glass regularly enough with the warranty. I've had to significantly lower the graphic settings on any game I...
  3. earthworm_gym

    Macbook pro upgrades for streaming video and game content

    Hey all, I wanted to start recording/streaming some gameplay (using a Game Capture Card from PS4) and needed a more portable set-up. I was wondering if the latest MacBook Pro 13" would be able to cope with the workload from OBS/streaming in general. To clarify, this is NOT for gaming from, but...
  4. lumchai

    16" Macbook Pro Thermals

    Howdy, I recently bought the base i9 16" Macbook Pro and use it mainly for MacOS for rendering and Software Dev. I also have bootcamp running mainly for some medium-heavy gaming and have Mac Fan Control installed alongside Throttlestop. I have turbo boost disabled in Throttlestop and custom...
  5. N

    Macbook Pro 16" Bootcamp 4k Display Gaming performance

    I have been trying to play Division 2 on a 2019 16" Macbook Pro (i9, 32gb ram, AMD 5500) running Bootamp / Windows 10. I am also running an external 4k display at 60hz, which SHOULD be fine... but the performance is abysmal. The performance is better when i use the regular laptop display...
  6. slc80

    Very Confused! iMac 2015 & eGPU Setup Advice

    Hi All, A plethora of information out there but sifting it down to find my ideal setup/specs has been painful and confusing and I'm hoping you can hep! I ideally want to continue to use my 2015 27" iMac (see pic for specs) to game and stream at the same time, with an additional 1080p monitor...
  7. A

    The most stable 16-inch MBP (2019) configuration for gaming on Bootcamp

    Hi guys! I want to buy a new 2019 16-inch MBP in a few months. I will use it primarily for work, but also would like to game on it. Yeah, I know Mac isn't for gaming, but in terms of mobility it's the best choice for me atm. I've run into a lot of issues with throttling and performance...
  8. amgff84

    Shadow Cloud Gaming on MacOS... & GeForce Now.

    For those who don't know, Shadow is a cloud gaming service. What you get is an app you install, and it opens up a streamlined virtual machine on a server somewhere. That VM is Windows 10, and allows you to go full screen and stream that operating system as if it were your computer, on your...
  9. K

    Resolved Weird fps shutter while playing games on Windows

    Hey eveyone, i finally decided to buy an external ssd for windows and it's working perfect so far. I really wanted to play some games on my mac and this is now possible but i'm facing a weird issue with every game i try out. The game runs great at least 60fps or around that but then i get every...
  10. amgff84

    My Late '08 MacBook Running Ghost Recon Breakpoint?

    Yes, thats right. My late 2008 MacBook runs the latest game from the Ghost Recon collection. With a pic to prove it! Can you guess how? Sorry for the crappy pic, I wanted to show that it's actually on there. So to answer anyones question as to how or why, I am using shadow.tech cloud server...
  11. K

    All iPads iPad Pro 2 or iPad 2019 for gaming

    I am getting my son an iPad this christmas.It's main use is gaming, at the moment Fortnite is the main game (10 years old). Currently the iPad Pro 10.5 64GB gen 2 sells for 430$ and the iPad Air 10.5" 64GB sells for 490$. I now the Air 3 is newer, but it seems the old Pro still has some good...
  12. W

    Xbox controller over USB possible?

    Hello, I was excited about Catalina shipping with support for ps4 and xbox controllers. But it seems that my Xbox One Controller is not recognized at all. It’s not even lighting up. I’m trying to use it in Steam games. Is it really only possible to connect via Bluetooth? Unfortunately my 2...
  13. D

    MP 1,1-5,1 Windows 10or7 on Samsung 970 evo

    Good morning all I was wondering if anyone could guide me in the right direction here. I have a Samsung 970 evo nvme which has Mac OS High Sierra, and I would like to install windows 10 if not then windows 7 as a partition from Mac OS high Sierra. I’m strictly going to use the windows partition...
  14. S

    MP 6,1 MacPro 6,1 AMD Bootcamp Drivers 18.40.20.10

    I don't recall seeing a post on this, apologies if duplicate. Noticed that AMD released 18.40.20.10 bootcamp drivers for the MacPro 6,1. Loaded them up in Windows 10 1903 release and they seem to work great. Fixed a couple of issues i was having with the Apple supplied drivers on my 6,1 with...
  15. K

    Is it possible to get more than 60hz on an external monitor with a macbook air (2018) ?

    As the title states. I really like my MacBook Air, the only downside being (Mac in general) the lack of gaming possibilities. I now play games through the Geforce Now streaming service. It's actually quite great, allows me to play any game I like (also windows exclusives). I would like to...
  16. LAHegarty

    G4 Cube - Games

    Does anyone know if there is a list of games that work on the stock G4 Cube?
  17. E

    Classic Mac Pro vs Mac Mini eGPU (Gaming)?

    I'm trying to come up with a plan on if I should stick with my cMP for another year+, or if I should use this next year to hack Catalina onto it and try to off-ramp (sell and buy) onto another platform. I mostly use my Mac as a mac I can also occasionally code, transcode videos on and boot into...
  18. natkatmac

    Resolved Assistance on if Sierra is compatible with these requirements.

    I'm currently debating on whether to download an old game with mixed reviews when running on iOS. I'm wondering if compatibility will be an issue due to the age of the game compared to other, newer games I have downloaded. I currently have a 2015 MacBook Air with 10.12.6 Sierra. (Processor: 1.6...
  19. frocco

    Torn between MBP 2018 & Gaming Laptop

    If I could get both, problem solved. But.. I got a deal at Best Buy yesterday for a 2799.00 MBP 400.00 off. I have not yet opened it, I really want a gaming laptop, but am afraid I would miss OSX. I do some web development that I could do in Windows using AMPPS or others. I see a lot of...
  20. L

    4K 27" Gaming Monitor Decision: Asus MX27UC vs. LG 27UK850-W

    I've been researching monitors quite a bit in the past few weeks after picking up a 2018 15" MacBook Pro, and selling my 1440p 34" Ultrawide Asus PG348Q because font was grainy and not optimized for lower resolutions. I plan to try to stream games (via Steam or Moonlight) from my main Windows...