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When I am in WoW I get about a steady 60 FPS in all areas. But whenever I watch a youtube video at the same time my WoW goes down to 20 FPS.

Any one have any idea why this is happening, or if this has a fix. Or is it just my computer that is messed up?
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how are u watching youtube and wow at the same time? like u have multiple monitors or are u tabbing out of wow to watch youtube?
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Same Video card??
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post #4 of 28
guessing wow isnt focused when your watching youtube So enter this in wow
Code:
/Console maxfpsbk 60
change "60" to the max number of fps you want when wow isn't focused
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I think this is a common thing with ATI drivers. A friend of mine has the same problem when he listens to youtube songs and plays WoW.
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post #6 of 28
You're diverting bandwidth because YT is a hog. WoW isn't going to perform optimally... it's normal.
post #7 of 28
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Originally Posted by ckybam3 View Post
how are u watching youtube and wow at the same time? like u have multiple monitors or are u tabbing out of wow to watch youtube?
I have my main monitor on WoW, and my secondary monitor on youtube.

WoW is being focused, not youtube.
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post #8 of 28
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You're diverting bandwidth because YT is a hog. WoW isn't going to perform optimally... it's normal.
So there isn't anything I can do about it?
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post #9 of 28
its because you are running a video on the second monitor thus requiring the video card to do extra work. So not only is it running wow its running a video at the same time. your fps is going to drop but I am not sure it should be that much but I know wow is a hog
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post #10 of 28
What drivers are you using?
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