Windows The rMBP 100fps challenge

Discussion in 'Mac and PC Games' started by whitedragon101, May 27, 2014.

  1. whitedragon101 macrumors 6502a

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    The new Oculus Rift will require 100fps (95+) to run.

    So the challenge is to see what 3D games you can get to run on a rMBP at 100fps+ at 1080p at any level of detail.
     
  2. flr macrumors member

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    If a game runs at 50 fps under Mac OS X you can maybe get 100 fps with Windows.
     
  3. Fox Fisher macrumors newbie

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    So untrue, maybe a 30% increase maximum but not 100%.
     
  4. alphaod macrumors Core

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    Just turn off the ridiculous amounts of filtering, tesselation, etc., and it's all doable.
     
  5. whitedragon101 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    I really mean try it and post the results. I don't have the latest rMBP I have a 17" MBP. I would be very interested what games you can get running at over 100fps on a current rMBP (650m / 750m).

    Right out of the gate I know that Source is amazingly efficient so Half Life 2, Left for Dead 2 etc can even run on my machine at over 100fps.

    The nVidia 750m is twice as fast as the amd 6750m in my laptop. I wonder what can be achieved with that (most benchmark info out there are about high details and being over 30fps).
     
  6. Irishman macrumors 68030

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    Evidence for this assertion?
     
  7. smoketetsu, May 30, 2014
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    Depends on the game and how well ported it is and what kind of hardware you have.

    In some games the gap isn't as wide as 50/100. In others it's as bad as 12/100. Yes, I'm not exaggerating... and it's not just a Mac OS X vs Windows thing either. Linux gamers have reported Virtual Programming's port (using their proprietary wrapper) of the Witcher 2 running at 12FPS on their OS vs ~50FPS with the same game running in Wine vs 90+FPS in Windows.

    Even on Windows though some games are poorly optimized and depending on your hardware you'll have to turn down settings in order to hit the 100FPS mark.
     

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