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The guy probably got a hit yeah but he had a pretty nice cpu for streaming WoW (2600k) so it would probably be minimal. Anyway his 8350 overclocked~4.5Ghz would hit 40fps minimums too I bet. I already suggested he should grab an i7-4770k and give it a hefty o/c , he will see improvement. Just not to expect miracles. Perhaps they will update their engine in terms of threading for WoD, who knows.

Blizzard is infamous for low threaded engines even when it cripples performance for most of their fanbase (sc2 was coded for core 2 duo on dx9 and they made no attempt ever to fix that)
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Blizzard is infamous for low threaded engines even when it cripples performance for most of their fanbase (sc2 was coded for core 2 duo on dx9 and they made no attempt ever to fix that)

WoW has been getting engine updates with every expac. It now even supports DX11 and SSAO ,a far cry from the early days it ran on Pentium 4s and Athlons. They are updating character models for the new xpac, I surely hope they will rehaul the engine even further.
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Can you tell me a single criteria that is more important than smooth, stable and fun game play?

"smooth, stable and fun game play" is a load of crap.

There are people out there who enjoy playing at 10 FPS, and for those who like to keep 60+, the stuff those guys say is irrelevant.
Just because they might believe their Athlon 64 or equivalent CPU performs "good enough" at 10-20 FPS does not make it good enough for the rest of us.

There is a big difference in 30 to 60 FPS. AND there are people who try to say there isn't.
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WoW has been getting engine updates with every expac. It now even supports DX11 and SSAO ,a far cry from the early days it ran on Pentium 4s and Athlons. They are updating character models for the new xpac, I surely hope they will rehaul the engine even further.

Yea i played for quite a while just skipped an xpack, just a bit sour from having to gate so many people to 4670k's and OC guides on sc2 forums if they wanted to spend more than the money for an i3 and a 7790 and improve their min fps. Blizz have stated that they won't improve their engines without financial motivation or ability to attract new players, so i hope that they consider keeping WoW somewhat relevant to current times part of that
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Yea i played for quite a while just skipped an xpack, just a bit sour from having to gate so many people to 4670k's and OC guides on sc2 forums if they wanted to spend more than the money for an i3 and a 7790 and improve their min fps

I am on hiatus atm ,waiting for next xpac. Tbh in terms of GPU it still isn't that demanding ,the 560Ti I use handles it nicely on 1080p and I could never raid with all the eye candy on anyway , too much crap on the ground distract me from actual danger.
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Some people in av are claiming they are on 100+fps
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Some people in av are claiming they are on 100+fps

Yeah, and they're telling the truth and I believe them.
It's easy to achieve that framerate when you're mostly sitting in a tower alone, away from the crowds of people.
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Check the video above. The guy had maximums above 100fps. Generally speaking areas with big groups of people fighting it out or where the horizon can be seen (and draw distance is maxed, like field of strife or what's that called) will ravage the CPU.
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100 fps would be nice ! Yes i have tried changing settings from low to high and it still gets the fps dips
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Yea doubtful you can get that much of an improvement in stressful areas
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