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Janichsan

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In Topic: Mac Upgrade path for a gamer?

19 March 2019 - 03:43 PM

View Postmacdude22, on 19 March 2019 - 02:27 PM, said:

It's going to be super fast. 32 core base model with available 64 core upgrade.
That means nothing without supported software. For instance in the scientific area, which always has been a major part of the Mac Pro's target audience, there are no high-performance programs at all which run on ARM CPUs. Intel, yes. SPARC, yes. Power (and PowerPC before that), yes. ARM? Zero. Many applications couldn't even be ported to ARM without massive drawbacks as they are built to make use of certain CPU-specific technologies.

In Topic: Mac Upgrade path for a gamer?

19 March 2019 - 02:19 PM

View Postmacdude22, on 19 March 2019 - 02:16 PM, said:

Mac Pro is going to be the first ARM Mac btw.
...which would be a massive *frak you* to the Mac Pro's target audience.

In Topic: Oni for modern versions of macOS

19 March 2019 - 12:19 PM

View PostUmarOMC1, on 18 March 2019 - 09:23 PM, said:

Wow. I doubt I still have that disc anywhere.
I have. Including the big pearlescent box. :D

View PostThain Esh Kelch, on 19 March 2019 - 03:03 AM, said:

Uh, I might actually get to play it then! Is it 64bit?
Unfortunately only 32-bit.

In Topic: Free Mac (and occasionally Windows) games

14 March 2019 - 03:39 PM

View PostMatt Diamond, on 14 March 2019 - 01:57 PM, said:


It states you get a Windows Steam key, and there's no Mac logo. Yet the page also credits Feral for the Mac version. I'm going to redeem the offer just to see where the mistake lies.

Update: Mac version IS included.
Technically, the Mac version has been pulled from sale end of last year (due to the impending End of the 32-Bit World).

In Topic: Steam DB Watch

13 March 2019 - 12:39 AM

View PostUmarOMC1, on 12 March 2019 - 09:37 PM, said:

But I can still purchase COD4:MW on Steam, it's certainly not 64 bit. I'd figure that'd be more of a reason for it to be pulled from the MAS.
COD4 is from Aspyr. They make their decisions separately.