How's WoW performance on Mavericks?

Discussion in 'OS X Mavericks (10.9)' started by powersurge, Oct 23, 2013.

  1. powersurge macrumors regular

    Apr 30, 2008
    Pensacola, FL
    Just curious if any WoW fans have made the jump and if performance took a large drop on older nvidia based macs? WoW performance on my late 08 MBP (9600m) is already pretty bad (low settings, lower than native res, windowed mode) so I'd hate to upgrade from Snow Leopard to Mavericks only to have my framerate tank.
  2. spedanden macrumors newbie

    Apr 14, 2012
    I'm on a late 2012 27" iMac. I have the GTX 680MX. Im seeing about a 30-40% drop in frame rate. That is found after an upgrade and then a clean install.

    Your mileage may vary.
  3. josh.b macrumors regular

    Oct 19, 2013
    I'd say performance will get better than ML once developers and Apple had adjusted teething problems. Luckily WoW isn't much of a demanding game so you shouldn't get frustrations. I haven't played WoW since 2007 though so take this comment with a grain.
  4. Sanatogen macrumors member


    Sep 5, 2013
    I haven't played WoW for many years but I suppose the difference should be miniscule.

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