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SWTOR on Macbook Question

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Hey everyone,

So I have been playing Star Wars: The Old Republic, barely, on my Macbook that I use for school. Here are the Specs:

Model Name: MacBook
Model Identifier: MacBook5,1
Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo
Processor Speed: 2 GHz
Number Of Processors: 1
Total Number Of Cores: 2
L2 Cache: 3 MB
Memory: 2 GB

Chipset Model: NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
Type: Display
Bus: PCI
VRAM (Total): 256 MB
Vendor: NVIDIA (0x10de)
Device ID: 0x0863
Revision ID: 0x00b1
ROM Revision: 3385

It is kind of playable, despite some lag and terrible graphics. It looks like wow graphics when it should look a lot better. Also for some reason with low graphics and shaders people and objects are shaped weird. But back to my question... I was wondering if it is possible to upgrade my Macbook, maybe with RAM or something to improve graphics to make it more enjoyable. Or, as a last resort, buy a new laptop that is pretty versatile and can handle SWTOR. I know macs are not the best for gaming and realize that this may be my only choice, but if upgrading would work some way I would rather take the cheaper route, being a cheap college student. If buying a new laptop is the only choice, if anyone had any recommendations it would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks so much
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how long have you had your mac? depending on what generation it is and how old we can make a ram recommendation. As it is, I think you will only be able to upgrade to 3 gigs of ram. I looked at crucial memory and they have a 2 gb stick of ram for about $25 USD. Macs love memory anyway and it wouldn't hurt to upgrade the ram. however, I don't think it will help improve your graphics.

have you watched someone else play swtor that has a better computer? I haven't played it yet, so I can't advise what, if anything will make it look better for you. Comparing it to WoW gets pretty subjective.
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