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Cool thanks...I plan on playing with an E4300 at about at least 2.8GHz, 2GB PC6400 800MHz and an 8600GT, so I should be good to go? Is the game mainly CPU or GPU??
A blend of both. You'll be very happy with the 8600GT's performance in WoW as long as you're not planning to go max settings @ 1920x1080 (;
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Nope, I plan on playing at 1440x900 max I'd say...I've only played the trial, but right now I'm on a P4 2.7, 768MB PC2700 and a Radeon 9250 128mb, and it was lucky to get above 25 in it...so that's why I'm building a PC for the game, as well as the other games I play, such as Guild Wars and the Source games on steam, HL2 etc...
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Cool thanks...I plan on playing with an E4300 at about at least 2.8GHz, 2GB PC6400 800MHz and an 8600GT, so I should be good to go? Is the game mainly CPU or GPU??
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for the settings you want a 7600gt would work fine, but for future games and upgrades the 8600gt would be the better buy. I am sure wow will make a dx10 version in the future, so you may want to spend the extra doe now not later.
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WoW will not be going DX10. The appeal of the game is that a 800Mhz system with 128MB and a 32MB 5200 can run it great.
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For 30-40$ more you can step-up to another level with this 1950XT wich will outperform the 8600gt or 7600gt by a rather large margin, although it's not programmed for dx10. If you choose not to purchase this then here's an eVGA 8600GT, if in the future you choose to upgrade then use eVGA's step-up program. Do I sound like a salesman? lol
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For 30-40$ more you can step-up to another level with this 1950XT wich will outperform the 8600gt or 7600gt by a rather large margin, although it's not programmed for dx10. If you choose not to purchase this then here's an eVGA 8600GT, if in the future you choose to upgrade then use eVGA's step-up program. Do I sound like a salesman? lol
I'm from Ireland so no NewEgg unfortunately...for me to buy an x1950XT, it would cost about 250 Euro, whereas the 8600GT is half that...
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