PC specs

Kyye @ Kirin Tor

Human Warrior
Edited on 2018-05-07 18:44:34
Hello, not sure where to post this.
I'm wanting to upgrade my PC to play WotLK specifically, and since it is an older game, and I'm on a budget, I was wondering what I could build that is enough to run max settings at max fps regardless if raiding or in pvp.

I'm using an old office pc which runs vanilla zones at 40 fps max settings minus shadows, and now I am in outlands and just ventured to northrend my fps has dropped to about 20-25 fps.

This is the only game I play and plan to play for the time being. So with this game being 8 years old I'm sure i could easily achieve this on a budget.

My question is, cpu gpu and I'll prolly just grab 8g ram and a small ssd. If anyone has some input i would appreciate it.

So I grabbed this off of google;
Operating System: Windows XP (Service Pack 3), Windows Vista (Service Pack 1)

Processor: Dual-core processor, such as the Intel Pentium D or AMD Athlon 64 X2

RAM: 1 GB RAM (2 GB for Vista users)

Video Card: 3D graphics processor with Vertex and Pixel Shader capability with 128 MB VRAM (such as an ATI Radeon X1600 or NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GT class card or better)

Sound: DirectX-compatible sound card or motherboard sound capability

Operating System: Mac OS X 10.4.11 or newer

Processor: Minimum: PowerPC G5 1.6 GHz or Intel Core Duo processor

Recommended: Intel 1.8GHz processor or betterProcessor:

RAM: Minimum: 1 GB RAM

Recommended: 2 GB RAM

Video: Minimum: 3D graphics processor with Hardware Transform and Lighting with 64 MB VRAM (such as an ATI Radeon 9600 or NVIDIA GeForce Ti 4600 class card or better)

Recommended: 3D graphics processor with Vertex and Pixel Shader capability with 128 MB VRAM (such as an ATI Radeon X1600 or NVIDIA 7600 class card or better)

Deathstep @ Kirin Tor
Dwarf Paladin
What's your budget for starters? BTW don't get a Mac for wow, there's been countless problems associated with them and wow, especially addons.

Klakla @ Kirin Tor
No Characters
minimum CPU that could run the game on max should be any real dual core procesor(not something like Pentium D(thats virtual second core))

and im pretty sure ati radeon 9600 should have no problems running the game on max.

also,you dont need 8GB ram,1 should be enough,but get 2 to be safe.

Nikola @ Kirin Tor
No Characters
Not sure about max settings but i play on fair - good with stable 60 FPS with 2gb ddr3 ram, dual core intel and hd graph it's an' laptop btw

Paulius @ Kirin Tor
No Characters
Edited on 2018-05-05 17:43:51
Cheap intel i3 6100 or 7100 or Pentium G4560 + b250 mobo + 8 gb ram + gtx 500-600 series (gtx 550,560,650,660 or gtx 750 ti) . Ive got fx 6300 3.5 ghz 8 gb ram and gtx 660 2 gb it run perfectly

Algalonisoff @ Kirin Tor

Gnome Warlock
Edited on 2018-05-07 18:45:06
True WotLK experience; play with a hardware from around 2009 or earlier.

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