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Old 07-22-2006, 11:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm a frequent World of Warcraft player, my computer handles the regular parts of the game at about 20-30 FPS, but in the endgame content I only get around 3-10fps. I'm sitting on 512mb RAM right now and I'm wondering if adding another 512 would make that much of a difference in the performance of the endgame stage of the game.

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Ok first we need to establish your GPU...

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What a GPU
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your video card (ATi, nVidia, whatnot)
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nVidia Geforce FX 5500
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Old 07-23-2006, 04:01 AM   #6 (permalink)
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i have a off topic question..how do u figure out your framerate in games? like counterstrike or any game.
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Well.. In WoW you press Control + R
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Another 512 wouldn't hurt, but your graphics card is probably the bottleneck.

The problem I see is that if you only have PCI slots, you won't be able to get a better card.

So... what is the manufacturer and model number of your computer?
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The manufacturer of my computers is Compaq, not sure on the model number.
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You will probably find it on the back. Without the model number, I can't look up the specs on it.
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