Large FPS drop just recently!

Discussion in 'Mac and PC Games' started by PandaOnslaught, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. PandaOnslaught macrumors regular


    Feb 22, 2010
    Last week i was running WoW, HoN, Killing Floor, TF2, Sims 3 all fine with good frame rates and all the sudden just this weekend my frame rates dropped horribly. im not sure as to why this is, i saw the thing about the new update dropping everyones fps but mine was fine for a few days after i patched and now its just really bad. :confused::confused::confused:
    Here's some more info:
    1) Running 2010 MBP 15" i5
    2) i haven't upped any of the settings on any of the games
    3) i haven't installed anything new since
    4) nothing else runs slower, just these games.

    is there something i can do that could help like idk a defragment or something similar? or does this all have to do with the recent update and i have to wait it out?

    im just looking for some info, this is my first Mac so i don't know as much about dealing with these slow downs like i do on windows.

    thanks in advance
  2. iBookG4user macrumors 604


    Jun 27, 2006
    Seattle, WA
    What OS version are you using? It might be related to this.
  3. Huntn macrumors G5


    May 5, 2008
    The Misty Mountains
    Me wonders how hard it is to go backwards... (revert to older MacOS version).
  4. BigYellow macrumors member

    Dec 19, 2006
    If I remember right, you have to do a clean install or install&archive of your current system, using an install disk, and then install the 10.6.3 update onto that. Probably more trouble that it's worth

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