Saturday, May 22, 2010

Even with Steam, Mac isn't a gaming platform like Windows is

Arstechnica: Mac lags Windows in gaming performance, excels at stability

So the Mac isn't for a hardcore gamer, but it appears that if you want to play games for long periods of time, a Mac might be the better way to do it, at least when you're using Steam.  What I find interesting about this is that they're committed to getting games running faster on the Mac, which is a real niche market.  Secondly, that they're probably going to reach that goal faster than improvements that are necessary on Windows, due to the proliferation of inumerable hardware vendors and configurations.  I hope for the best!  It would be great to have Apple as a reasonable gaming platform.  Not that I'm a gamer, but it removes one more argument from the Mac vs Windows debate.