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Old 04-06-2006, 03:55 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I play world of warcraft and as you can see, my specs are more than sufficient at running the game on full settings. I was able to run it at these high settings with hardly any lag at all. Now I find that I lag just by clicking on characters(it feels like I am pausing all action for a short period of time). And also the performance always gets choppy after about 2-3 hours, when I am in a very laggy and hardware intense area of the game. But when I restart my computer, the choppy graphics go away for about an hour and I have to keep restarting it to get decent performance.

I have not overclocked any component of my computer so I am assuming worn-out hardware is not my problem.
I have a vga fan and also 2 case fans cooling my system and my temperatures seem to be fine when the performance gets choppy.
What could possibly be the problem and how can I fix this?
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Old 04-06-2006, 05:49 AM   #2 (permalink)
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See if updating your gfx card drivers helps. Look for any updates of WoW.
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Old 04-06-2006, 06:17 AM   #3 (permalink)
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are you playing online? maybe the particular server you are playing on is just running slow.
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Old 04-08-2006, 10:47 PM   #4 (permalink)
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if it sdtarts lagging after playing for a while it might be overheating. make shure you have enough cooling in your case
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Old 04-08-2006, 11:07 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Whats your connection maybe youre lagging.MAybe overheating but that CPu runs cooler than most.Updating the drivers I dought would help becuase that is freaking so easy to play.
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