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Old 02-01-2009, 10:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My computer can run WoW with 20 FPS on Dalaran. I get more fps on Call of Duty 4 on the highest graphics. This seems to be a problem since WoW can usually run on low-end computers.

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I have the latest drivers installed.
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Old 02-01-2009, 11:08 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Seems fine to me... if there are lots of Raids and group members together at the same time, it causes an FPS drop
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Old 02-01-2009, 11:16 AM   #3 (permalink)
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When I am just walking around in Dalaran I get 20 fps.
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Normal for wow, its an older game an cant take advantage of newer graphics cards as well.
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yep, normal... thats why i don't like wow.
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MMORPGs are hard to determine a good FPS, I play EQ2 and you can't run anything above high quality on a raid even with the best computer out there.. there is just too much going on in the game with shadows, particle effects, and everything else. on my 4870 i get 40fps on extreme quality when i'm looking at a wall lol.. usually plummets to 18 when in raid. CSS on the other hand i get over 300...
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