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TL;DR version: Yes, Diablo III runs better in Windows than in Mac OS X. I have a Mid 2011, 27" iMac (Specifically, with a Core i5, 2.6GHz CPU and a Radeon HD 6770M graphics card). I installed Diablo 3 in both OS X and Windows 7 and ran a few simple tests by loading up a character who was parked at the Act II starting area. Default settings The default/...


This forum discussion raises the possibility that your problem is a result of either a bad driver or overclocking the GPU/shaders on your graphics card. A suggested solution for the latter is to turn the GPU fan up...just a possibility, though.


Steam can have problems with Windows 7 and certain antivirus programs. I would recommend turning off your antivirus program and running either of these commands from the administrator command prompt. C:\Program Files\Steam\bin\Steamservice.exe /Install "C:\Program Files\Steam\bin\SteamService.exe" /repair <--Make sure to include the quotation marks. (...


SteamService.exe is the name of the Windows Service executable, that Steam is trying to launch. All Windows service executables must reside on an NTFS formatted partition, or else they should be run with elevated rights ("run as administrator" option).


If you run any sensor programs ,Realtemp ,Trixx, Afterburner ,hardware monitor or any equipment that needs to address the memory range where punkbuster resides it will freeze. Mine was a small software widget that came with my logitech g13 for monitoring CPU and Ram usage that auto ran in the background. If you can play freeze free on non punkbuster ...

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