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2011 13 Inch MacBook Pro Questions

Discussion in 'Tech Support for Diablo 3, Battle.Net & Systems' started by ZFC, Mar 23, 2012.

  1. ZFC

    ZFC IncGamers Member

    Mar 23, 2012
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    2011 13 Inch MacBook Pro Questions

    Hey everyone so I just recently purchased a MBP and was wondering if my laptop has a chance of running D3 smoothly. Also if you pre-purchase the game can you download both mac client and pc client? The reason being I want to pre-purchase but am not sure if my current laptop can handle D3. I don't want to to get stuck with a game I can't use if I wind up getting another laptop, most likely a PC. Anyway below are my specs for my laptop. Any insight would be helpful. Also any advice on a laptop suitable for gaming under $1000 would be nice.

    Model Name: MacBook Pro
    Model Identifier: MacBookPro8,1
    Processor Name: Intel Core i5
    Processor Speed: 2.4 GHz
    Number of Processors: 1
    Total Number of Cores: 2
    L2 Cache (per Core): 256 KB
    L3 Cache: 3 MB
    Memory: 4 GB
    Boot ROM Version: MBP81.0047.B27
    SMC Version (system): 1.68f98
    Hardware UUID: 9D44E6AB-BA48-56DB-A6C7-96D638B1003D
    Sudden Motion Sensor:
    State: Enabled

    Chipset Model: Intel HD Graphics 3000
    Type: GPU
    Bus: Built-In
    VRAM (Total): 384 MB
    Vendor: Intel (0x8086)
    Device ID: 0x0126
    Revision ID: 0x0009
    Color LCD:
    Resolution: 1280 x 800
    Pixel Depth: 32-Bit Color (ARGB8888)
    Main Display: Yes
    Mirror: Off
    Online: Yes
    Built-In: Yes

    System Software Overview:

    System Version: Mac OS X 10.7.3 (11D50d)
    Kernel Version: Darwin 11.3.0
    Boot Volume: Macintosh HD
    Boot Mode: Normal
    Secure Virtual Memory: Enabled
    64-bit Kernel and Extensions: Yes
    Time since boot: 3 days 11:01
  2. Chaboi

    Chaboi IncGamers Member

    Jun 19, 2011
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    Re: 2011 13 Inch MacBook Pro Questions

    The processor is fine, the integrated graphics are where you are going to run into problems. Medium settings at a resolution under 1080p should be fine.

    As far as pre-purchase, their were links provided on the front page to all of the download clients. On the list are the US-Retail versions, bot Mac and Windows download links are available.

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