i need help

Discussion in 'Mac mini' started by OneToughSOB, Sep 24, 2017.

  1. OneToughSOB macrumors newbie

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    Mac mini
    • 3.0GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i7 (Turbo Boost up to 3.5GHz)
    • 16GB 1600MHz LPDDR3 SDRAM
    • 1TB PCIe-based Flash Storage
    • Intel Iris Graphics
    Mac Pro
    • 2.7GHz 12-core with 30MB of L3 cache
    • 64GB (4x16GB) of 1866MHz DDR3 ECC
    • 1TB PCIe-based SSD
    • Dual AMD FirePro D700 GPUs with 6GB of GDDR5 VRAM each

    • install windows 10 64-bit boot camp
    • nvidia geforce gtx 1080 ti

    GTA 5 mods

    if is it possible

    which device do you recommend
     
  2. leo-tech macrumors regular

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    Can you please be just a little bit more specific? (meaning: what exactly you want to do)
     
  3. OneToughSOB thread starter macrumors newbie

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  4. leo-tech, Sep 24, 2017
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    leo-tech macrumors regular

    leo-tech

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    Instead of Boot Camp (which would allow you to run eithger macOS -or- Windows, but not both), I would recommend VirtualBox for Mac (it would allow you to run both macOS -and- Windows at the same time). Gaming takes a lot of resources, so realistically you can only do it on Mac Pro.
     
  5. SoCalReviews macrumors 6502a

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    I haven't tried Virtual Box. I use Parallels which is pretty good for running Windows too. it actually works great as they support it well for the latest MacOS and Windows releases but you do have to pay for it initially and there are recommended upgrades every two years for the new MacOS releases to work properly so estimate about $25 per year average cost to maintain it over the long haul.
     
  6. Fishrrman macrumors P6

    Fishrrman

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    "desktop theater + highest quality pc gaming"

    Seems to me that the souped-up GPU in the Mac Pro will win this contest hands-down.

    More than just "hands-down", it will be a runaway.

    Having said that, if you really REALLY want "highest quality pc gaming", well...
    ... get a gaming PC and be done with it.
     

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