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does anyone know if the new imac g5 is good for gaming? (the 1.8ghz version.) games like unreal tournament 2004 or command and conquer generals.
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Dude, MAC™s are NOT for gaming. Most games won't even work, and if they do they are going to cost more. If your gonna get a gaming computer get an :alien:"Alienware":alien:
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I have a iMac G5 1.8GHz and play Halo. The iMac handles game play fine, but I still can notice that the iMac can't keep up during some parts of the game intro. Example, a fraction of a second freezes during the game intro every 5 seconds, this was during the setting of the widescreen, you could also play in full screen (meaning the ratio setting like a square), which might not be as demanding on the iMac. But during game play, I didn't notice any slowdown or lag. There is nothing to worry.
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Yeah. Gaming is not good for macs. Simply because the selection is mostly for PC. Macs are more for productive work.
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