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Don't Buy The M1 Mac For Gaming! Unless…

Don't Buy The M1 Mac For Gaming! Unless…
Want to play Windows games on M1? Check out Parallels (and help me out!): https://prf.hn/click/camref:1101lfR6V

In this video I’ll be talkg about the M1 Mac and why you shouldn’t buy one if you want to game. It has now been 7 months since the release of the M1, and I have recorded over 250 game benchmark videos of games. What I can say is this: the new ARM chips that Apple produced are extremely impressive and it is leaps and bounds more powerful and more efficient than the Intel Macs of the past. However this does not make the Mac a gaming machine, and I would not recommend the M1 for most gamers, except for a few exceptions which I will talk about later in this video. So without further ado, let me give you a breakdown of my reasons why I think the M1 is not for most gamers.

All footage recorded on my MacBook Air M1 2020 with 8 GB RAM and 8 GPU cores.

► Play Windows games on M1 Mac:
Parallels tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCwIN4Zqduc
CrossOver tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_2uAMjKgf4

► Resources:
AppleGamingWiki: https://www.applegamingwiki.com
Master M1 game compatibility list: https://www.applegamingwiki.com/wiki/M1_compatible_games_master_list

► Talk to me!
Please join me on Discord here: https://discord.gg/28CAAr6SpB
Check out AppleGamingWiki: https://applegamingwiki.com

► Get the NEW M1 Macs here (Amazon links):
https://geni.us/applem1macbookair
https://geni.us/applem1macbookpro
https://geni.us/applem1macmini
https://geni.us/applem1imac

► Timestamps
00:00 Intro
00:36 Not enough macOS game ports
01:46 Games dropping macOS support
02:06 Apple removes OpenGL support
02:25 Rocket League dropped macOS support
02:45 Apple removes 32-bit support
03:13 Windows support (CrossOver and Parallels)
04:28 Rosetta 2
05:11 M1 Native ARM game ports
06:01 Emulators on M1
06:33 macOS exclusive games?
07:23 Is a limited range of macOS games okay?
08:28 Conclusion

Affiliates Disclosure: Andrew Tsai is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. Andrew also places links for other affiliate links which may earn commissions when viewers follow those links.
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