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i am building a new rig in a week or 2 depending on how much i work this week. and i want to know if WoW will run okay or not.


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CPU: AMD Phenom II 710 Unlocked to quad @ 3.5GHz
Motherboard: ASUS M4A87TD EVO
Video Card: Saphire Radeon HD 6870 1GB
RAM: 4GB Corsair XMS DDR3 1333
PSU: OCZ ModXStream pro 600W
Monitor: 19" 1440x900 widescreen

do you think i will be able to max it?
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post #2 of 35
At that res you may have to dial shadows down a tick ( like everyone does anyways) but it should do very well.
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Overkill for WoW. That is all.
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post #4 of 35
Yep you can max wow easily on that.
Yeah works fine.
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Yeah works fine.
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post #5 of 35
my sig rig i would say is a hair better maybe than urs and run wow max setting with shadows only on low and runs perfect, only slows down a hair with alot of stuff goin on.
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Yeah, especially at that res. So you shouldn't have any problems even in big cities
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Originally Posted by CircuitFreak View Post
At that res you may have to dial shadows down a tick ( like everyone does anyways) but it should do very well.
really, why? shadows really hard on this game? i wont be playing on blizzard servers the new expansion sucks i'll be running patch 3.35a

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Overkill for WoW. That is all.
not building it for wow i just happen to like wow as of lately mostly building this for crysis 2

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Yep you can max wow easily on that.
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post #8 of 35
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Yeah, especially at that res. So you shouldn't have any problems even in big cities

is 1440x900 really that low? maybe i should get a cheap 1080 monitor?


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my sig rig i would say is a hair better maybe than urs and run wow max setting with shadows only on low and runs perfect, only slows down a hair with alot of stuff goin on.
what is your framerate with everything max?
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post #9 of 35
ok, i dont play wow, but i have a question about the shadows people are talking about...
wow seems like it's graphically an easy game to max, i have friends that play so i have seen it in action....
so having to drop the shadows, does that have something to just easing general processing lag between your comp and the servers?
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post #10 of 35
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is 1440x900 really that low? maybe i should get a cheap 1080 monitor?




what is your framerate with everything max?
1080p monitors run at 1920X1080, which is a larger resoultion which would take more GPU power to run so you would in turn notice a small FPS loss..

You shouldn't have any problem maxing WoW out, I can with a constent 60 FPS on my rig @ 1920x1080.
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