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Limitations and over-specific requirements keep external GPU support from greatness.
Apple officially supports external GPUs now, so in this week's episode we show you how to hook one up to a 2017 MacBook Pro. We also tested performance using the benchmarking tool in Rise of the Tomb Raider. It's a simple process that can greatly enhance your Mac's gaming performance, but it's saddled with limitations thanks to Apple's focus on AMD cards and the lack of support eGPUs in Windows through Boot Camp.
On the next Apple Arcade, we'll show you how to set up an eGPU. We'll also display real-time performance results from a couple of graphically intensive games.
We ran benchmarking and gameplay tests for the 2017 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and the 2013 Mac Pro. You'll also find benchmarking results for the 2017 27-inch 5K iMac.
Join us at 2 p.m. Pacific on April 12 as we discover how well Feral Interactive’s port of the 2015 hit runs on a MacBook Pro.
Bring iconic duels to life with a headset, your smartphone, and a motion controller.
PCWorld's Star Wars gift guide, is for people who are (or are shopping for) Star Wars fans who are also tech geeks. Our top picks range from droids to drones, from LEGOs to ugly sweaters, and even snow globes.
Join us as we see how Fortnite, PUBG, and Civ 6 perform on the 2017 and 2018 versions of the 9.7-inch iPad.
We'll chat about how well Fortnite, PUBG Mobile, Civilization VI, and other games run on the new iPad.
Fortnite and PUBG lead the charge, but there are plenty of other new games worth trying.
Have a look through the month's biggest and most enticing new Mac releases.
We play both Fortnite: Battle Royale and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) on a 12.9-inch iPad Pro. With Fortnite, we played on iOS versus PC and console players, and in PUBG we played a 20-minute round with a friend of Macworld who was playing on an Android phone. Fortnite requires a beta signup (see below), but both games are available on iPhone as well.
Fortnite and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds are now out for iPhone and iPad. Watch live gameplay as we decide which is the best.
Fortnite: Battle Royale for the iPhone and iPad is a virtuosic port, but desktop and console players definitely have the advantage in crossplay matches.
Expect alpha performance for World of Warcraft's upcoming expansion tomorrow, but Fornite for iOS could also happen.
We preview the alpha for the World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth expansion and its gameplay performance on a Mac. We also show beta gameplay from a new Fortnite imitator called Fortcraft on an iPad Pro. Fortnite Mobile Signup Page: https://www.epicgames.com/fortnite/en-US/mobile/sign-up Fortcraft Beta Signup Page: https://www.fortcraft.com/testflight/
EA's enduring favorite gets a new iOS game that's closer to the Mac editions.
OneCast hiccups a bit if you try to stream through a normal Wi-Fi connection, but it's almost like playing an Xbox directly with a good land connection.
We stream Xbox One and PC games like PUBG, The Witcher III, Cuphead, and Kingdom Come: Deliverance to a 2017 MacBook Pro using the Xbox One with OneCast as well as the beta of GeForce Now. We test both platforms on both Wi-Fi and our crazy-fast ethernet connection to demonstrate what a difference bandwidth can make.
Harmonix's connected music system is built for party play, but it's best when you're just messing around.
Survival, sailing, sneaking around, and plenty other fresh Mac experiences.
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