Planetfall performing super poorly on my Mac Mini

Planetfall performing super poorly on my Mac Mini

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Hi guys,

I just bought Planetall today and I'm encountering some difficulties.

I set all the video settings to low for my Mac Mini but the game still functions at a very low frame rate per second.

My specs are:

Mac Mini 2014
Processor: 3 GHZ Dual-Core Intel Core i7
Memory: 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3
Graphics: Intel Iris 1536 MB

If anyone can help me that'd be great, I've been looking forward to playing this game for a while! :)
 

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Not really a hardware person and definitely not a Mac person, but an Intel Iris appears to be an integrated graphics card?

I'm guessing that you are very near the minimum spec for the game. I suspect the video ram is not sufficient. (I tested on a 1GB video card laptop when the game came out, so I'm really surprised that the minimum specs suggest it can run.)

I can't really suggest much, except that it might be able to handle things better if it was running off an SSD.
 

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Not really a hardware person and definitely not a Mac person, but an Intel Iris appears to be an integrated graphics card?

I'm guessing that you are very near the minimum spec for the game. I suspect the video ram is not sufficient. (I tested on a 1GB video card laptop when the game came out, so I'm really surprised that the minimum specs suggest it can run.)

I can't really suggest much, except that it might be able to handle things better if it was running off an SSD.
You might be right.

The mini map is super messed up regardless of the settings.

I might just have to ask for a refund. :(
 

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Don’t worry about my issue anymore.

My brother is letting me use his old PC which should be able to run this game smoothly given better specs.

The issue is most likely lack of old hardware support but hopefully it will run just fine on the other PC.

Thanks for the help guys, really appreciate it.