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Exactly why I hesitated. WoW is a lifestyle, a career (almost). Some people live for WoW.
    
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post #12 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by pioneerisloud;13274005 
Fixed. tongue.gif WoW isn't a game. tongue.gif

Although resolution is always important. biggrin.gif

That's right, WoW is a way of life.

ha! (played for 5 years and regret every second of it.)

Edit: Argh, Urban beat me to it.
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post #13 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by boie;13273927 
Better of going with a intel i3 550 and with a cheaper gpu like the HD5770.

Not for DX11 WoW. DX11 WoW likes 4 cores and a strong tessellation GPU like the GTX 460 or HD 6850. Athlon II x4 is perfect for this application, so I strongly agree with the items he picked out.
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post #14 of 41
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Originally Posted by CalypsoRaz;13274041 
That's right, WoW is a way of life.

ha! (played for 5 years and regret every second of it.)

Edit: Argh, Urban beat me to it.

Three years here, I just quit for the third time this past March...
    
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post #15 of 41
Hmm.. $500 Canadian is like, $100 US? right?
post #16 of 41
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Originally Posted by t0adphr0g;13274071 
Hmm.. $500 Canadian is like, $100 US? right?

Actually, it's about the same these days. redface.gif

http://www.google.com/finance?q=USDCAD

Ouch, we're a little lower than the Canadian dollar these days!
    
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post #17 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rakhasa;13270541 
I met a guy who's been playing WoW on his dell latitude for a few years now and he's ready for an upgrade. The key is to keep it at $500 CAD, and it has to run WoW silky smooth. I told him I'd be able to give him a rough outline of what to go for. WoW now has the ability to run DX11 and it's given better results than DX9 performance wise. So, what would you guys recommend??

***no need for keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers*** just the core components of CPU, MOBO, RAM, GPU, PSU, CASE! Thanks!

Out of all the things I did when I played wow a solid state drive made the biggest difference, none of that gay lag when you log in, even a 32gb drive just for wow is a massive improvement (until they release a new x PAC and it goes over the 30gb mark lol).


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post #18 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chickenman;13274104 
Out of all the things I did when I played wow a solid state drive made the biggest difference, none of that gay lag when you log in, even a 32gb drive just for wow is a massive improvement (until they release a new x PAC and it goes over the 30gb mark lol).


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He'd want at least an 80GB, the Windows install will be 20GB, and the drive itself needs space for garbage collection.

When I last uninstalled WoW, it was well over 30GB.
    
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post #19 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by UrbanSmooth;13274063 
Three years here, I just quit for the third time this past March...

I quit a couple times myself. Friend of mine kept dragging me back. I miss my toon, not the game.
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post #20 of 41
For people linking newegg...make sure your linking from Canada egg no USA egg tongue.gif

Corsair 430watt PSU - $35 AMIR
Sparkle GTX460 768MB - $130 AMIR
i3 DIY Combo - $287.50
MSI 1156 Mobo, i3-550, GSkill 2GBx2 1333 RAM, 1TB Seagate HDD

TOTAL: $452.50 Tax and shipping not included. Oh, case not included...plenty out there pick one you like.
Edited by Shadowclock - 4/25/11 at 9:56pm
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