What is the best setting for Diablo 3 on my MBA?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by waloshin, May 28, 2012.

  1. waloshin macrumors 68040


    Oct 9, 2008
    What is the best setting for Diablo 3 on my 2011 i5 1.7 ghz MBA?

    I would assume low for everything, but what about the foreground and background fps settings?
  2. Teeohbee macrumors newbie

    Jul 19, 2011
    Yep, Low/off for everything.

    Doesn't run great but it's playable, in Act 1 Normal at least.
  3. bogatyr macrumors 65816

    Mar 13, 2012
    I left defaults on except no shadows or AA. On Act II normal without issue so far. I only play single player and I don't play often so I cant say how it'll be later in the game yet.

    FPS: 20-30
  4. Gromruk, May 29, 2012
    Last edited: May 29, 2012

    Gromruk macrumors newbie

    May 29, 2012
    As bogatyr said disabling shadows / AA is really all that's needed.

    I'm farming Act 1 inferno and have had zero issues at all in regards to playing. I even have a few settings set to high.

    Only thing that ever concerns me is playing at a high temperature. I do have a laptop cooler though with 3 fans to try to help out and it at least keeps the body quite cool.

    I'm at 20-30 FPS as well.

    EDIT: The MBA I have is the 2011 11" / 1.6 i5 / 128 SSD / 4GB ram.

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