Boot Camp gaming on macbook pro core i7

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by lilgoo19, May 15, 2010.

  1. lilgoo19 macrumors newbie

    May 15, 2010
    I am planning on buying the new 15'' Macbook Pro Core i7 for college and i have a few questions. Like i needed a reliable computer that would last me a while, and the Macbook pro fit that need. But Im also a gamer, nothing big, mainly Cs:s and team fortress 2 and maybe a little Left 4 Dead. Will i be able to run these games in boot camp on windows 7 without having to set everything on low? And what games will i be able to run somewhat decent on boot camp?
  2. johnnymg macrumors 65816


    Nov 16, 2008
    Try this question in the macrumors gaming forum.
  3. IvanLasston macrumors newbie

    Dec 2, 2008
    Do note that steam is released on Mac. L4D2 and Team fortress are due to release native on Mac - plus if you already own it on PC you get it on the Mac.

    I have been playing Portal on a 2.8GHz C2D @ 1920x1200 with 20-30fps on the Mac.

    I have played on bootcamp as well and most stuff runs well at medium settings to high settings. Should be even better with the newer i5/i7 and video card.
  4. ozreth macrumors 65816


    Nov 5, 2009
    With the i7/512mb gpu you'll be able to run any source game at high settings no problem, as well as a lot of other games. Some of the most demanding games youll be able to run at medium settings with little to no problem, maybe even some high stuff.

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