Is 8GB Macbook M1 enough for development

The answer is no!

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Here I have few apps open like: Chrome, Docker, vscode, Teams, Outlook web app, Spotify, Whatsapp, Notes, maybe some more, but nothing very specific that would hog the memory.

So if you buy one, I suggest to get Macbook pro with 16GB memory and I suggest you do, because its pretty awesome.

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Another PUBG issue

  • Update (2020-02-03): Brought some things up to date.

I have been "whining" on reddit about pubg issues for a while now, and I think I finally figured it out. - to be honest pubg is a weird game. I have been playing lot of COD:MW lately and some CS:GO too, and sometimes I win, sometimes I lose there, as it should be cosidering that I am quite average gamer here. But PUBG is an annoying nightmare, nothing works for me, I lose 95% of time even if its not an RNG case. In some cases when opponent is distracted and I win a fight it happens with a weird stutter. In one frame I am firing, in second they are on the ground with missing fall animation. As I said PUBG is acting weird. Anyway the following is still relevant.

Take a look at my other post on how to get a better performance in Pubg.

Lets start from the beginning?

I put together a computer just for gaming around a year ago. At the time x299 chipset just …

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Ultimate guide to solve PUBG stuttering issues

  • Update (2020-02-03): Brought some things up to date.
  • Update (2019-05-03): Few typo and speeling fixes.

So I have been fighting with fps drops and stuttering issues for quite a while now, and I have a decent system. Here is what I have found. This guide is for nvidia with a better GPU than CPU (apparently that stuff matters), and most probably won't work for everyone, but you can find ideas to increase performance.

  1. Avoid hdd, go for ssd or even better M.2 NMVE drive. Last one loads games, and system it self, million times faster.
  2. Go for performance middle ground. For example, download OpenHardwareMonitor, check that CPU and GPU utilisation is somewhat consistent. Later on that.
  3. Make sure you have a decent mouse and keyboard, especially mouse. Upgrading generic mouse to SteelSeries Rival was like a day versus night for me. Switched to Logitech G305 and don't want to look back.
  4. If it is an option for you, go for a 144Hz monitor. Even if your computer can handle only 90fps, its still a lot better than 60Hz. Also …
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