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For gaming in particular, the problem is DirectX vs. OpenGL.
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Originally Posted by error10 View Post
For gaming in particular, the problem is DirectX vs. OpenGL.
Ahh, that makes sense. Is there any chance that Microsoft would release DirectX for OSX? And any reason for doing so?
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OP I think WoW actually runs better on inferior hardware with OSX. It runs great on my macbook with intel graphics
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OP I think WoW actually runs better on inferior hardware with OSX. It runs great on my macbook with intel graphics
The Mac version uses an OpenGL engine, while the Windows version uses a DirectX engine. I'll let you draw your own conclusions from that.
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The Mac version uses an OpenGL engine, while the Windows version uses a DirectX engine. I'll let you draw your own conclusions from that.
Well I had WoW on my macbook core 2 duo, 2gb of ram, and intel x3100 graphics and it ran pretty great for what it was. My GF's laptop has a pentium dual core 4 gb of ram and intel HD graphics, and my old macbook ran it much better than that thing does.
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It's because there games were designed to run on Windows. It's like asking why play station games run best on a play station.
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