Question: What are the system requirements for the Mac versions of GTA III, Vice City, and San Andreas?
Answer: The following list details the minimum requirements and supported specs for GTAIII, Vice City, or San Andreas on the Mac.
Supported Operating Systems: Mac OS X 10.5.8, Mac OS X 10.6.2 Snow Leopard Supported Processors: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor or higher. This game will NOT run on PowerPC (G3/G4/G5) based Mac systems (PowerMac) Memory: 1GB RAM Hard drive: At least 9GB of free Hard Disk space Graphics: ATI X1600, NVIDIA 7300 GT or Intel X3100 integrated graphics chip Input: Keyboard and mouse Filesizes:
GTA III: 731.9MB
Vice City: 1.3GB
San Andreas: 3.9GB
The following are known issues and details about unsupported Mac hardware:
Mac mini: Some Mac Minis have the Intel GMA950 graphics chipset which is NOT supported for select game titles.
Macbook: Some MacBooks use an Intel X3100 graphics chipset which may require a game to be run under low graphics settings or may prevent the game from running at all. MacBooks with an Intel GMA950 graphics chipset are NOT supported for select game titles.
Macbook Air: Some MacBooks use an Intel X3100 graphics chipset which may require a game to be run under low graphics settings or may prevent the game from running at all.
Macbook Pro: No known issues
iMac: Information coming soon
Mac Pro: No known issues
To determine your Mac OS version, Graphics chipset, or Processor Speed:
Click on Apple icon top left of desktop
Click on item About This Macin the drop list
Here you can see your Mac OS version and Processor Speed
Click on More Info button
Click on Graphics/Displaycategory in left column
Here you can see your Chipset Model
Update for November 24, 2010: We will be releasing a patch that addresses the issue of bluriness when running these games on the X3100 integrated chipset.