Civilization 6 graphic issue

think247

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Apr 7, 2017
2
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Hey,

I was trying to play Civ 6 on my Macbook late 2011.
Unfortunately I am having issues with the graphics.
As you can see on the picture it always looks like this.
I already tried to upgrade the VRAM from 512 to 1024 but it did not work.

Running on a SSD startvolume
2,4 GHz Intel Core i5
8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3
Intel HD Graphics 3000 512 MB

I know that the minimum requirement are higher. Is this the result of the not matching requirements or is there a way to fix it?
Thanks in advance.
 

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leman

macrumors G4
Oct 14, 2008
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Its probably a driver bug for the older gen Intel GPUs. Civ 6 is actually a fairly demanding game hardware-wise and does some quite advanced things graphically. I'm afraid that your GPU really doesn't cut it here.
 

darksithpro

macrumors 6502a
Oct 27, 2016
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Hey,

I was trying to play Civ 6 on my Macbook late 2011.
Unfortunately I am having issues with the graphics.
As you can see on the picture it always looks like this.
I already tried to upgrade the VRAM from 512 to 1024 but it did not work.

Running on a SSD startvolume
2,4 GHz Intel Core i5
8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3
Intel HD Graphics 3000 512 MB

I know that the minimum requirement are higher. Is this the result of the not matching requirements or is there a way to fix it?
Thanks in advance.

A little research goes along Way. Simply put your Intel HD 3000 is not a Directx 11 card. It maxes out at 10.1.

http://support.2k.com/hc/en-us/articles/229699067-Civilization-VI-System-Requirements

Minimum


  • OS: Windows 7 64bit / 8.1 64bit / 10 64bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 2.5 Ghz or AMD Phenom II 2.6 Ghz or greater
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Hard drive: 12 GB or more
  • DVD-Rom: Required for disc-based installation
  • Video card: 1 GB DirectX 11 Video Card (AMD 5570 or Nvidia 450)
http://graphics-cards.specout.com/compare/19-2458/Nvidia-GeForce-GTS-450-vs-Intel-HD-Graphics-3000

DirectX Version Support
  • DirectX 10.1=YES
  • DirectX 11.0=NO!
 

think247

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Apr 7, 2017
2
1
A little research goes along Way. Simply put your Intel HD 3000 is not a Directx 11 card. It maxes out at 10.1.

http://support.2k.com/hc/en-us/articles/229699067-Civilization-VI-System-Requirements

Minimum


  • OS: Windows 7 64bit / 8.1 64bit / 10 64bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 2.5 Ghz or AMD Phenom II 2.6 Ghz or greater
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Hard drive: 12 GB or more
  • DVD-Rom: Required for disc-based installation
  • Video card: 1 GB DirectX 11 Video Card (AMD 5570 or Nvidia 450)
http://graphics-cards.specout.com/compare/19-2458/Nvidia-GeForce-GTS-450-vs-Intel-HD-Graphics-3000

DirectX Version Support
  • DirectX 10.1=YES
  • DirectX 11.0=NO!
Thank you. I was hoping, that the game would work at least in the strategy mode.
 
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