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Old June 14, 2010, 08:32 AM
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to be fair, among other things, the source engine is pretty bad; uses more resources than it should.
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Old June 14, 2010, 12:03 PM
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Actually, TF2 will play on very old PC hardware at decent FPS. That is what it was designed for. TF2 is not meant to be an eye candy game, instead it is meant to be a VERY fast game.


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Old June 14, 2010, 12:33 PM
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Wait a low graphical game like TF2 is over heating Macs? Yikes.
Where did you get that conclusion from???
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Old June 14, 2010, 03:34 PM
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Actually, TF2 will play on very old PC hardware at decent FPS. That is what it was designed for. TF2 is not meant to be an eye candy game, instead it is meant to be a VERY fast game.


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In theory yes, in practice no. With my previous system (A64 3200+, 7800 GT, 1 or 2 Gb ram) it took forever to load (it still takes longer than it should to load into a server/map) and was quite laggy with any sort of quality.
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