imac 27 inch 3.2 ghz will it play cod4 an wow

Discussion in 'iMac' started by Rabbit78, Apr 25, 2011.

  1. Rabbit78 macrumors newbie

    Apr 25, 2011
    hello guys i am looking at buying my first imac{stayed away from them before}i just wondered if it would play cod4 an wow the specs i am looking at is as follows

    27 inch
    3.2 ghz
    1 tb hd
    4 gig ram
    Radeon HD 5670 512MB /SD Graphics

    i aint a hardcore gamer its just i like to jump on an play a bit of multiplayer
    cheers chris
  2. simsaladimbamba

    Nov 28, 2010
    The 20" iMac with a C2D CPU with 2GHz, bought in 2007, can play COD4:MW just fine, thus the i3 iMac from last year should be able to play COD too.
  3. archer75 macrumors 68020

    Jan 26, 2005
    Don't forget the much higher resolution of the 27" display. It takes a beefy video card to drive it well.

    It will play both games though I wonder how well. A 5670 mobility card isn't very good. You won't be playing wow at high settings. My guess is probably at low. I got my mom a 2010 21" imac with the 4670 and even at that lower resolution I have to run it at medium settings to get acceptable framerates.
  4. TallManNY macrumors 601


    Nov 5, 2007

    Your question is kind of moot because unless you are looking at the buying a refurb machine, the specs you are looking at are going to get a bump when the iMac refresh comes out. Expect sales of the new iMacs within three weeks of tomorrow.

    I run WoW at medium settings on my 24" Early 2008 iMac. I assume there would be no trouble even on the 27" monitor using the current components and even less of an issue with the whatever they are announcing for this new generation.
  5. BobbyCat macrumors regular


    Jul 22, 2002
    Next time let her buy a 27" with a better GPU. Thanks mom :p

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