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Will this laptop play WoW?

post #1 of 10
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Ok first off lets not be elitists, I am not asking if this will play it on max settings, its a laptop for my sister and it just needs to play it, I know currently she is playing it on a gma965.

Its a toshiba satellite a210
AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile Tk-55 (1.8GHz, 1MB Level 2 Cache)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium
1GB RAM - 2x512MB DDR2 (667 MHz)
120GB SATA HDD, 5400rpm
Built-in DVD Super-Multi Double Layer Drive functions:
15.4" Wide XGA TFT with TruBrite
ATI Radeon X1200 GPU

Yeah I know the x1200 isn't anything to write home to mom but I think it can handle WoW on low-medium settings.
post #2 of 10
yes. my friend plays on that exact same laptop(like EXACTLY) and he plays WoW fine. but raids are a bit troublesome because he gets about 10 fps in a 25 man raid and etc but still playable

(not on max settings but on max resolution 1280x800 with medium settings )
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post #3 of 10
I'd say so, my brothers desktop is about the same, and plays it fine.

EDIT: Heres some benchies.

Dunno if theyre accurate or anything though

http://www.notebookcheck.net/ATI-Rad...00.3775.0.html
Edited by xxhaloownerxx - 7/1/08 at 10:43pm
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that laptop would work.. my sister used to play WoW on a Athlon 2700+ XP-M with 512mb of ram and a IGP200 ATI graphics..
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post #5 of 10
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My sister will be glad to hear that, personally I usually buy overkill(8600M GT in my laptop for playing War3 lol).
post #6 of 10
Yeah I'd say that'll play WoW just fine . My friends are ADDICTED to that game (and I mean LITERALLY addicted to it). And one of their rigs consists of a Pentium 3, ATI Radeon 7000 PCI, 256MB RAM.....and they play it just fine on that one. Its a little rough, but doable. So yeah, that laptop would probably play it medium settings AT WORST.
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post #7 of 10
I'd buy 2 gigs of ram for it. 1 Gig of ram + Vista may not bog down every now on then.
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I'd buy 2 gigs of ram for it. 1 Gig of ram + Vista may not bog down every now on then.
Plus 128mb stolen for the video, my thoughts exactly.
post #9 of 10
I can play wow with a MX4000 (yes a GeForce4 card) at 1440x900 with everything else on its lowest setting, so you should be good.
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post #10 of 10
I should play fine I play wow on my Laptop which has a ATI Radeon Mobility and it plays pretty well .. the FPS aren't the greatest but it plays so you won't have a prob ... remember you can always drop the video settings down to get more FPS if needed
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