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Rockysv
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 17, 2009 10:46 pm    Post subject: Mini games Reply with quote

I've read here that the mini is not good at games --
are there games that work OK -- even low tec games ?
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 19, 2009 10:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Plenty of games work fine on a Mini, especially with the newer Core 2 Duo processor. Two major slowdowns on a Mini are correctable:

1. Low RAM - install the maximum 2 GB of RAM for best performance

2. slow 5400 RPM hard drive - use an external 7200 RPM drive as your boot drive

I play some graphics intensive games on my Intel Mini (Core 2 Duo, 2 GB RAM, external 7200 RPM drive as boot) and I haven't noticed many problems with them.

Some of the games are:

Monopoly, Here and Now

Bricks of Camelot (this game can be a bit sluggish at times)

Little Shop of Treasures - Road Trip

I've never used the games with the internal drive running as the boot drive so I can't say how well they would work with the slower 5400 RPM drive. I use an old Maxtor drive as my boot drive and it is much faster than the internal drive.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 19, 2009 3:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank you
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