Gaming on Mac wasn’t popular a few years ago. But with the Apple brands news outputs, Macs are moving into the forefront of the gaming platforms. When you are selecting a Mac device to run your games you must make sure the OS supports the game. Also, check whether the CPU is able to handle the requirements. Since most of the new Mac devices have great Primary memory and video memory along with great screen resolutions you will be able to run most of the games easily.
Best devices for Gaming on Mac
There are many new Macs in the market that you can successfully run games on. But we are going to focus on the three main devices that are best for Gaming on Mac.
16-inch MacBook Pro(2019) most popular device for Gaming on Mac
This device is considered by many gamers as the best gaming device from Apple. This device comes with a 9th generation Intel core i7 processor with clock speed up to 4.5GHz. Also, the Mac comes with 16GB 2666MHz DDR4 RAM and a 512 GB secondary memory. Furthermore, the base video memory of the device is an AMD Radeon Pro 5300M with 4GB of GDDR6 graphic processor but you can upgrade it up to 8GB. Although this is a device on the cheaper side when it comes to Macs it still costs a lot of money to buy one. Also, the upgrades are also very expensive. But thanks to its 16-inch display, great hardware, and comparatively cheaper price this is the best device for Gaming on Mac.
13-inch MacBook Pro (2020)
Another popular Mac gaming device. The new 13-inch MacBook pros is a device that comes with many technical specifications that makes your gaming experience easy. Although the base level comes with a slower 8th Gen processor you can update it to a faster i5 processor. The secondary storage of the device is a 512GB SSD and the Mac also comes with a 16GB RAM. But all the upgrades and the device itself cost a lot of money with upgrades alone costing $700 more than the base price. On the plus side, this is a device that is capable of running most of the games. Also, it has a great battery life along with great mobility.
MacBook Air (2020)
The new Macbook Air comes with a 10th-gen i3 processor with a boost of 3.2GHz. Also has a storage space of 256GB. And an 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM. Since you get all these specs in the base level device and it’s a great and comparatively cheaper device for gaming. Also, the upgrades don’t cost as much as the Mac book pro. But the screen size of the Air isn’t great for gaming also the performance of the Air is slightly lower than an upgraded Macbook-pro. But thanks to its affordable price and the great base level specifications this is another good device for Gaming on Mac.
Since the new Mac device’s components are able to compete with the Windows platform the general idea of Mac, not being a good platform for gaming is going out of style. And in the future, we are likely to see the Mac platform grow in popularity for gaming.