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Ok, so for some reason I have been getting some very crappy FPS in WoW. I am using my sig rig, I normally run at all high settings with all my other games, no problem (Black Ops, SCII, BFBC2, etc). In WoW, if I am standing still, FPS is fine, when I start moving, the FPS will drop to the teens. Also in the graphics settings, the graphics adjuster (the slider bar) is "reddend" out, not allowing me to select the preset graphic settings and will only let me select "Low" and "Fair". I still have this problem when I select "Fair". I have had this issue with different Windows 7 Installs, and also had the problem when I had 2x 5770's in CF. Updated drivers btw. Any thoughts?
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Did you try reinstalling WoW? If it's your sig rig, then the basic things I could think of definitely don't apply since your rig is more than capable of running WoW.
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Do you get such low fps in major cities (or raids) or when you go mining out of town away from every body else? If you are only getting this lag in major cities and raids, it means it's connection lag. Do you have high-speed intenet?
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A major role in WoW FPS is your internet connection. Are you noticing the poor FPS in major cities or everywhere?
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@Blackhawk4: Yup, reinstalled yesterday and just finished the massive download update last night and fired it up this morning, same problem persists.

@polm: Haven't made it to any major cities. Started up a new char to play with a friend (85 dk got boring lol), so this is even when I'm in the middle of nowhere. This is a newer problem. When I played consistantly, it worked fine, then about 2 months ago when I still had my 5770s, the problem began. Since then I have had several new installs of windows, and switched to my 580. And a couple installs of WoW. Runnin it on a 7200 HDD....but that shouldn't matter either. Lol, this doesn't make any sense to me.
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And btw, yes, I have highspeed internet. Sorry for not including that.
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post #7 of 39
you obviously have a crap CPU and graphics card
Reinstall the game, all i can think of.
post #8 of 39
turn down shadows, and water effects and view distance that will help your fps improvement a lot
post #9 of 39
are you running the game in windowed mode /w borders, maximized?
post #10 of 39
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Socks keep you warm View Post
you obviously have a crap CPU and graphics card
Reinstall the game, all i can think of.
Already did, several times now since problem started.
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