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Old 03-08-2006, 07:20 PM   #1
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Default Can my comp handle WoW

Okay I got a Dell Dimension 2350 with

Intel Pentium 4 Processor at 1.80GHz
512MB DDR SDRAM at 266MHz
Integrated Intel 3D AGP Graphics Card
60GB Ultra ATA 100 Hard Drive 7200RPM
Microsoft Windows XP Profesional
DirectX9.0

If you need to know anymore just tell me and ill try and get it.
If I need to upgrade I dont really want to pay more than like $200.

Ty for the help in advance.

Also how can I get my CPU Usage to get lowered

It usually runs at 100% CPU usage
with 400-500 PU usage.
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i think it will work fine. but how the fuck do you get and INTEGRATED card in an AGP slot. LOL
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i hate to tell u this but that comp is very outdated and with intergrated graphics you'll be lucky to play anything with decent frame rates, i wouldnt upgrade anything on that comp i think ude be better off just saving up for a new one
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It will play it but on the lowest settings probably with a lot of graphical lag
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Old 03-08-2006, 07:35 PM   #5
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It said Integrated Intel 3D AGP Graphics. On the packing slip.
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yeah man, processor and ram are ok, but definitely get a new gpu. $200? i would go for a 6600gt or if you can dish out an extra $50, the 6800gs would be awesome and last you a long time
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You definitely need a dedicated graphics card. That integrated crap is just not going to cut it.
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So what would I need exactly? Could my comp play WoW craft with a little lag. Or are you guys suggesting this stuff so I dont get any Lag at all?
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sure it could play it, but with a lag, yes, definitely. but as you said you had $200 to upgrade, and you're only playing world of warcraft, get a new GPU
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Its goig to work fine.
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So what would I need exactly? Could my comp play WoW craft with a little lag. Or are you guys suggesting this stuff so I dont get any Lag at all?
define playable? If you consider ultra annoying lag and extremely slow response to controls playable then go for it. Otherwise, i wouldnt even bother.

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Its goig to work fine.
You think so? Well i still think he should buy a cheap AGP card and that in itself will be a lot better.
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It will work. Assuming you have highspeed. But dont expect to play Wow with dial up on that computer. But it can manage.
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haha yes, he's right. your processor isnt too bad, you have enough RAM, and if wow is the only game you'll really be playing, like i said, get a new gpu! if ur only going to play WOW , get a 6200-6800...they should suit you fine
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You think so? Well i still think he should buy a cheap AGP card and that in itself will be a lot better.
Not everone is into spending money

If he can afford it, and wants to. Go for it. We can always help. But with what he has right now.. I think it can manage.. Wont by any means be the smoothest of all games. But it can work.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814164054

Hell that card is 20 bucks. And it would easily serve its purpse. Want something better but not extravagant?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130173
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I got a cable modem with highspeed I think. Definately not dial up though. I might buy the thing for $20. How much lag would I get without it compared to with it? That would be a help. Also yes that will most likely be the only thing im playing.
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odds are that integrated card will chug on WoW pretty badly... maybe a decent fps at min settings, 512mb of mem is only good with settings low as well.. WoW is really demanding of the memory

if you want to play WoW decently and spend as little as possible, maybe spending $50 on a GeForce4 Ti or something would be the solution.. not the greatest card, but it would tear apart integrated..
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mate its time to reformat your hard drive 4. one.. ur cpu usage @ 100%. u got to many program running in the backround. and buy a decent card. maybe a Fx
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