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Look at my sig rig and I play WOW. I don't drop below 63 FPS on ultra and rez at 1920x1080.
your server is probably dead, play on Tich,kiljaeden, or any other populated BG9 server and it will drop down to 30 and stay there in the cities.
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lol Balla,

you dont have to come to me, but you could go to stormscale horde side in ogrimmar and have a look.

and maybe also test your cpu there at 3,6 and 5,3ghz there... would like to see the difference.

i just got 1-2 fps going from 3,0 to 3,8ghz in ogrimmar on stromscale
would like to see how sandy bridge does it there
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Geeze is the game that intensive? It doesn't look any better than CS:S in graphics even with 32 people spamming in one spot. Is it possible that the game is just not optimized?
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This is barely like 10% of the population? not even peek hours, and also take into account my 6048x1200 resolution XP

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lol Balla,

you dont have to come to me, but you could go to stormscale horde side in ogrimmar and have a look.

and maybe also test your cpu there at 3,6 and 5,3ghz there... would like to see the difference.

i just got 1-2 fps going from 3,0 to 3,8ghz in ogrimmar on stromscale
would like to see how sandy bridge does it there
I just checked it out but since normal people are working right now there aren't a lot of people on, I'll try it later tonight

Whats your gpu usage like at that res Zcypot?
    
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total about 30% and ram is at almost 3 gigs used
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I just checked it out but since normal people are working right now there aren't a lot of people on, I'll try it later tonight

Whats your gpu usage like at that res Zcypot?
Stormscale is EU.

its 21:15 here now

its busy
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You don't actually need that much CPU or GPU power... >.>

Pretty sure you can get perfectly playable frames on a basic SSD, GTX 275, and a Phenom II 555 @ 4GHz running the game at 1680x1050. Back then, that setup would be amazing, but now it's sub par.

Games are not always going to use 100% of the GPU in every game. For instance I did a quick test for an older game using a computer that my laptop outpaces in EVERY way. The game was Homeworld 2 with the Complex Mod attachment.

The older computer had 1.5GB of ram, a 256MB 6800GT (AGP), A Pentium 4 @ 2.53GHz, and Windows XP.

Compare that to my sig laptop.

Now try to comprehend that the old machine ran it better after about two hours. This is because my laptop GPU wasn't told to stay at 3D clocks because the game didn't know what was trying to render it. For the 6800GT, it was always running at 3D clocks and therefor was constantly at 100% GPU usage and ran the game at a constant 50 FPS whereas my laptop managed a grand 30FPS at best. Mind you this was me running the game at 800x600 on both computers.

WoW isn't as bad but it IS showing similar results as tech continues to advance. It's probably not your hardware as much as it IS the engine and doesn't know how to take full advantage of the hardware.
     
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Stormscale is EU.

its 21:15 here now

its busy
yah, US Stormscale is completely dead over here.
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Stormscale is EU.

its 21:15 here now

its busy


I don't have access to the EU servers, I think I'd have to mod a file for those to come up.
    
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