MAcbook AIR USB problem & game problem

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by ajaidev, Jan 24, 2008.

  1. ajaidev macrumors member

    Jan 24, 2008
    Hi all my new AIR is my fav. after the Ibook clamshell but i am haveing a few issues with the new AIR....

    Just got my AIR via apple store INDIA for almost $2400 (Ya i had to pay customs almost $600) anyhow since it was suppose to be an replacement for my old G5 Power Mac i figered that my new AIR could do everything that my old PowerMac could so i gave it to my younger cosin :eek: now the problem is that i cant play a lot of game that i used to on my old power mac the list is:-

    Civilization IV works with update
    COD 2 does not work at all even after alll updates
    Roller Coaster Tycoon 3 does not work properly
    Hitman Contracts works quite well
    Colin McRae updated does not work properly
    Need for speed works gr8

    GTA SA works but hangs a bit like its on a 100Mhz processer or some thing BTW i had no updates for this..!! Does anyone have them??

    Now my second problem my usb lacie DVD DRIVE (Not APPLES superdrive mindit does not work it used to work on the powermac):eek::(
  2. ahaxton macrumors 6502a

    Jan 17, 2008
  3. rsbell macrumors regular


    Jul 5, 2007
    Murrieta, CA
    You're on the bleeding edge! None of us have received our MBAs, so we can't address your problems...

    Like the other poster said: pics! :eek:
  4. Voidness macrumors 6502a


    Aug 2, 2005
    What graphics card did you have in your old Powermac G5? In any case, I think it's safe to assume that what ever graphics card you had in your G5 is more powerful than the one in the MacBook Air.

    Also, some of these games might not be Intel compatible, even with all the updates.

    Edit: Here's a list of game compatibility on the Mac:
  5. phoxrenvatio macrumors regular

    Nov 1, 2007
    you replaced a pro-line desktop, with an ultra-portable laptop?
  6. ajaidev thread starter macrumors member

    Jan 24, 2008
    In my office right now think my Macbook air is defected it could not detect even a single device via usb :mad: have beentrying it whole night...

    Oh here r the pic of the DVD usb and Air: :D

    BTW where can i buy the universal games from ??? Does it mean my old games will not work at all.. and i will have to spend extra??:(:(
  7. ajaidev thread starter macrumors member

    Jan 24, 2008
    lol ya the power mac was too huge it did not blend in the room and i did not do much other than playing games and may be photo editing... oh and net.!!
  8. dual64bit macrumors 6502

    Nov 9, 2004

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