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Originally Posted by hamzta09 View Post
980x, a 1000 euro CPU lol?
Click the link, its there to show how much each core helps. The higher IPC of the intel cores show a drastic improvement over AMD's offerings. You don't need to buy the 980x because the $220 i5 2500k is faster than the $1000 980x in WoW anyways.


Edited by Derp - 10/23/11 at 4:34pm
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While true that 1000 euro cpu gets killed by the i5 2500k in games and SB OC's higher on cheaper cooling much much easier.
Wonder if Intel sponsors Blizzard ;P
post #23 of 33
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Ah, that would be World of Warcraft using exactly 2 cores, at 100%.

(overclock higher or get a processor with faster cores)
This. WoW is only made to run dual cores, since there werent really quad cores when it was made. I had that same problem with my athlon 64 x2 and my gts 450 before I replaced my cpu. Just OC it. OC it a lot.
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post #24 of 33
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Wonder if Intel sponsors Blizzard ;P
Intel sponsors a lot of things but in this case MMO's are just built that way, where the horsepower a CPU has matters so much that it can seem almost seem like going from an old GPU to a new one. Unless there's some kind of conspiracy for ALL MMO makers to make AMD look bad, that's just the way things are. I'm not trying to make you buy SB, I'm just saying the benefits you'll get going to SB will be drastic if you play Wow, especially seeing the performance you're getting now.
Edited by Junkboy - 10/23/11 at 4:41pm
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post #25 of 33
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This. WoW is only made to run dual cores, since there werent really quad cores when it was made. I had that same problem with my athlon 64 x2 and my gts 450 before I replaced my cpu. Just OC it. OC it a lot.
As of patch 3.1 wow supports 16 cores up from 2.

http://www.wowwiki.com/CVar_processAffinityMask

Scroll down a bit for modifications for number of cores.
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I do not think its your CPU, its just a easy conclusion to draw. Your CPU is only being used at %50 so its not your CPU. My guess would be your ram, your CPU can only work as fast as you draw information from your ram. Is your ram overclocked? Is your settings Unlinked or linked? If unlinked try and set it to linked.
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I do not think its your CPU, its just a easy conclusion to draw. Your CPU is only being used at %50 so its not your CPU. My guess would be your ram, your CPU can only work as fast as you draw information from your ram. Is your ram overclocked? Is your settings Unlinked or linked? If unlinked try and set it to linked.
RAM is stock.
If I overclock I get an "Overclock failed" in POST.
Or PC will reboot once I get into windows.

You mean Unganged/Ganged? Theyre unganged.
post #28 of 33
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Wonder if Intel sponsors Blizzard ;P
Can't say 100% for sure they do, but if you watched any of Blizzcon this last weekend or saw it's sponsor list, Intel was one of the major sponsors as well as Nvidia. What is even more interesting is who was not a sponsor: AMD
    
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post #30 of 33
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VSync?
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Vsync Off. Tried with it on but same thing.
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