Modern Warfare 3 on the latest MBA?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by smileman, Nov 26, 2011.

  1. smileman macrumors member

    Oct 23, 2011
    Anyone tried it? Reading some previous threads it sounds like Black Ops doesn't work so well, so I'm guessing MW3 is even more problematic?
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
  3. smileman thread starter macrumors member

    Oct 23, 2011
    Searched there, don't see anything about MW3 and the Air. However there has been talk in this forum in the past on how the Air performs will COD games.


    but good 'ol google just turned up this, which looks promising:
  4. snowwhite007 macrumors 6502

    Nov 4, 2011
  5. macdudesir, Nov 26, 2011
    Last edited: Nov 26, 2011

    macdudesir macrumors 6502

    Jan 16, 2011
    Blacksburg, VA
  6. The Samurai macrumors 68000

    The Samurai

    Dec 29, 2007
    I've got a demo video of MW3 running on a Macbook Air 13" (2011 - base model) on my channel.
  7. komoornik macrumors regular

    Jul 29, 2011
  8. thormarketing macrumors member

    Jul 6, 2009
    Personally I'd recommend just paying the $200 for one of the Black Friday Xbox deals for all my gaming. That's how I play.. it's nicer on a large TV than a small computer IMO. It is also much cheaper than investing $1,000+ in a decent gaming computer.

    Even Steve Jobs said Microsoft had a nice product with the Xbox. I think it is the only good thing they ever made, lol.
  9. Maven1975 macrumors 6502a

    Aug 24, 2008
    And neither of the above links posted have the information you are looking for.

    ThrottleStop helps remove the lag on the 2011. Give it a shot again with that Samaurai.

    "Huge stuff down thoat" ~ The Samauri 2011
  10. xxhamzxx macrumors newbie

    Nov 30, 2011
    I built a system for my friend for $360 that can max MW3 :) I called it the 360 Project, the affordable gaming PC.

    It had a Phenom II 955 Quadcore and a HD6870 + 4GB RAM :)

    It is a misconception that you need to spend $1000 on a gaming PC, sure if you want the best and nice hardware it'll cost more... but seriously you can make a great budget PC. I made a system for a client that can max BF3 for $580

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