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[BNW] Civ5 on 2020/2021 M1 Mac

Discussion in 'Civ5 - Macintosh' started by beetle, May 21, 2021.

  1. beetle

    beetle Deity

    Mar 19, 2004
    Frederick, MD

    Has anyone tried Civ5 on the current (Nov 2020) Mac Mini? Are the graphics okay?

    When I looked (in November) it seemed to me like the Mini might need an external video boxen to be supported. Which is kind of nuts for a ten year old game! I had presumed more information would be available by now. But I just now did some Googling, and could not find anything.

    Back in November, I figured I would hold out for an M1 iMac. Well, the 2021 M1 iMac is out, but I am not impressed with the pricing. Historically, if you buffed a (new) Mini to the same specs as a (new) iMac, the iMac was like getting the (very nice) screen for free. That value equation no longer holds true, and I have always coveted the Mini form factor.
    Last edited: May 21, 2021

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