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Performance Reports

device playable environment api fps resolution settings notes
💻 MacBook Pro 13" M1 8GB yes Rosetta 2 OpenGL 100+ FPS 1080p Highest Quality Preset reddit
💻 MacBook Air M1 8GB yes Rosetta 2 OpenGL 100+ FPS ?
🖥 M1: Mac mini 16GB It's complicated, see Notes , Whether or not the game runs depends on the JRE used: Bundled JRE 8 (x86_64, Rosetta 2): runs perfectly Zulu JDK 11 (ARM64, Native): does not run at all Oracle JDK 15 (x86_64, Rosetta 2): does not run at all Mojang
💻 M1: MacBook Air 16GB yes Rosetta 2 2560 × 1600 VSync off, no mods, fancy graphics, 10 chunks Minecraft runs perfectly, 170-220 fps, When chunks load, you may experience a fps drop, so it might be better to limit your max frame rate to 170-180fps. Minecraft launcher