Game specifications: will it run smoothly on my Macbook Pro?

Huiu

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I would like to play a game with the following recommended specifications:
Processor: Intel i5 series or equivalent
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT 700M series or equivalent

I use a Macbook Pro (late 2013) with:
Interl Core i7
8GB 1600 MHz DDR3
Intel Pro 1536 MB

Will this game run smoothly or will my Computer be at its maximum to even get it to run?
 

leman

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Recommended specifications are just that — recommended specifications. One simply can't say based on the information you provide. First of all, "GeForce GT 700M series" is a very weird requirement — there is a wide ranges of cards in that series with very different performance. At any rate, the Iris Pro 6200 is slower than the GT 750M (fastest GPU in that series) but much faster than, say the GT 720M.

My guess would be that it will run out might be a bit sluggish at times.
 

Samuelsan2001

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I would like to play a game with the following recommended specifications:
Processor: Intel i5 series or equivalent
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT 700M series or equivalent

I use a Macbook Pro (late 2013) with:
Interl Core i7
8GB 1600 MHz DDR3
Intel Pro 1536 MB

Will this game run smoothly or will my Computer be at its maximum to even get it to run?
It should run well at lower settings don't expect to have everything turned up to high.

Take a look on you tube someone will have got it running they will tell you what settings it will run at.
 

andy9l

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If you're using a 2013 13" MBP, the Intel Iris 5100 graphics offers worse performance than most 700M series cards (in fact, all of them bar the 705m). So, your MacBook is really going to struggle.

If you're using a 2013 15" MBP, the Intel Iris 5200 is slightly worse than the 750m they put in Macs of that era, so if these recommended specs you're looking at are specific for Mac then you're going to have a rough time.

MacBooks are not intended to be used for gaming. Simple as that. It is the wrong tool for the job. If you do get the game running with acceptable performance, it's going to sound like a small jet taking off in front of your face.

...Iris Pro 6200 is slower than the GT 750M (fastest GPU in that series)...
What happened to the 760m, 770m and 780m?
 

Huiu

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May 22, 2012
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Thanks for the answers. I don't play games -- except for this one. But then I will have to find another solution.
 

leman

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Oct 14, 2008
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What happened to the 760m, 770m and 780m?
AFAIK, those are GTX 700M series rather than GT 700M series ( a one letter difference which is still fairly dramatic).
[doublepost=1488550637][/doublepost]BTW, can you maybe tell us what game we are talking about here? :)
 
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Toutou

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I would give it a try, the game is made in Unity, but the environment is mostly pre-rendered and in isometric perspective. Shouldn't be that graphically intensive.
 

leman

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All I can say that it runs marvelously on the 460 Pro. I think it will work on Intel's integrated as well. Anyway, you can buy and try it out. If it doesn't work well, both Steam and GoG offer refunds.
 
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