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Hello this might not be the right topic

when i play a game like world of warcraft my cpu isnt rly working much
i woulth like to have it work more for more preformace

like all cores work 70%


atm overall : 30-40%

ea core

1: 40%
2: 20%
3: 20%
4: 60%

i saw once a reggit edit for this no idee what it whas or it worked
hope anyone knows what to do for this =P
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post #2 of 22
Its not like its being limited. If it doesnt take up all of your CPU, then it doesnt take up all of your CPU. Maybe l;ook at the affinity, or check wow's settings to see if its not being limited?
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I don't think WoW is optimized to use the full potential of your CPU unless you have it like completely dubbed out..

I say that because the game isn't very demanding at all, but I could be wrong, and I apologize if I am!
 
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post #4 of 22
My CPU doesn't even wake up out of Speed-Step when I play WoW.
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post #5 of 22
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i do have affinity @ all cores and no idee about settings in wow ^^

on a side note if it will use more from cpu woulnth it run beter?
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post #6 of 22
WoW can utilize all your cores, but it only uses two cores at any one given time. So your never going to max out your cores usage with a quad, feel free to turn everything to the max, and use config.*** tweaks to further your gfx detail.
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WoW is one of the most cpu intensive games out, it will however only use 2 cores. If your CPU is hitting 45~% from wow it is maxed out.
    
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Core speed is more important with WoW over core count.
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hmm alright then tobad =[ no way to let wow think its a dual core but actuly is a quad?



i hope they fix this a patch someday =P
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hmm alright then tobad =[ no way to let wow think its a dual core but actuly is a quad?



i hope they fix this a patch someday =P
What..?

WoW only utilizes 2 cores.

So if you have a Quad, your only using 2 cores for WoW, while the other 2 are free'd up to do whatever in the background or iTunes or something.

I don't think a patch would make the game utilize all four cores anyway.

Just wait for another expansion is a few months lmao xD
 
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