Thread: Mac Gaming/Ram/Bootcamp!!??
05-11-2008, 06:59 PM #1petedogg27GuestMac Gaming/Ram/Bootcamp!!??
well. i have the standard imac that retails for 1400 in canada. it comes with 1gb of ram. i was wondering if i put 4gb of ram in my mac and run bootcamp would i be able to play some games? i played counter strike and battlefield on my laptop, also i would like to try company of heros and !crysis!
i was wondering, is there a difference in these ram sticks.
the kingston is 6 dollars more but i dont no if it gives u any benefit from buying the certified?
Kingston KTA-MB667/2G 2048 Mb $69 each ETA 3 - 5 days by FedEx (signature
required, no PO Boxes)
Certified 50190 2048 Mb $63 each ETA 2 - 5 days by XpressPost
i also have a question on bootcamp. how many gb should i out on windows. at the start of bootcamp it asks how many gb you want to put on your mac/windows. should i divide it evenly? should i leave more on my mac? should i put more on my windows!?
im so lost!
05-11-2008, 07:13 PM #2tux08902Guest
What graphics card does the standard have?
Certified is a marketing ploy.
I have Windows Vista Basic on my MBP for gaming. It's on a 30GB partition. I'm currently using 22GB of it, with Counter-Strike Source, Day of Defeat Source, and Team Fortress 2 installed. I try to go native where ever I can.
05-11-2008, 07:15 PM #3petedogg27Guest
ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT:
Chipset Model: ATI,RadeonHD2400
PCIe Lane Width: x16
VRAM (Total): 128 MB
Vendor: ATI (0x1002)
Device ID: 0x94c8
Revision ID: 0x0000
ROM Revision: 113-B2250A-207
EFI Driver Version: 01.00.207
Display Type: LCD
Resolution: 1680 x 1050
Depth: 32-bit Color
Core Image: Hardware Accelerated
Main Display: Yes
Quartz Extreme: Supported
Status: No display connected
05-11-2008, 07:29 PM #4
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05-12-2008, 09:59 AM #5
The Radeon 2400 isn't a great card. Adding more memory will not help it.
You might do ok with certain games, but I wouldn't like to play Crysis on it.
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