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MacBook - Can you play games on the current MB line?


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Hi,

Selling my MBP soon, going to buy a refurbed Macbook, the current ones with 140mb of VRAM

Question: I know the MB has an onboard video chipset, can it run games like World of Warcraft okay? And can it run Half-Life 2 under Windows?

Not looking for max settings here, just want an idea of what it can do.

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Sure, but at Low or Medium settings with none of the fancy stuff enabled.


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Thanks Kash.

Yeah, just looking for low settings here.

Smooth fps though? Don't need a high FPS, just smooth enough for enjoyable gameplay.
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At low settings for most older games it can be very smooth.


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A guy in one of my classes is playing World of Warcraft on his MB. It seems to run smoothly.
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