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Offline cpasquini

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Performance on Retina MacBook Pro
« on: October 29, 2014, 07:20:57 AM »
I've been seeing some major performance issues on a Late 2013 MacBookPro:

MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013)
2.6 GHz Intel Core i7
16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3
Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB

I have set the game to it's highest graphics settings - 2880 X 1800 / Graphics Quality = Fantastic

It seems that no matter what the CPU is always maxed out and the laptop fans kick in.  This happens immediately after loading a save game while nothing seems to be going on in-game.  The battery itself is draining very quickly - I am lucky if I get 45 minutes of battery time with it.  During this time, in game dialog and mouse movement becomes unstable.

I have tried lower resolutions but it still causes the high CPU. 

Any other players experiencing this problem?  I am using the patched version that POS sent to my email.

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Re: Performance on Retina MacBook Pro
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2014, 09:31:06 AM »
It seems not only with Mac books but with Notebooks at all. On my girlfriends Notebook (i3, Geforce 830, 6GB-Ram) the game runs a bit choppy on "good" settings (cursor, movements etc.) even at the first scene in the book store. It can't be that power-hungry, can it?

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Re: Performance on Retina MacBook Pro
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2014, 05:44:06 PM »
Hi guys sorry for the trouble  Scripper can you try the setting marked beautiful and let me know the result @cpasquini try the fast setting pelese

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Re: Performance on Retina MacBook Pro
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2014, 01:38:21 PM »
@cpasquini try the fast setting pelese

The fast setting seems to have helped so far.  just for my own knowledge - what is the difference between those various settings (fast...fabulous)

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Re: Performance on Retina MacBook Pro
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2014, 10:47:23 AM »
Those are the quality settings - fast is lower quality but faster (for less powerful systems); fantastic is high quality but slower.

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