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Find the cheapest laptop that can run WoW

#1AdamJP10Posted 6/17/2012 10:54:09 AM
on Ultra at 60 fps.

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#2TjmaximusPosted 6/17/2012 11:01:43 AM
Hmm, do you happen to have a toaster? Should do the trick.
#3AdamJP10(Topic Creator)Posted 6/17/2012 11:14:55 AM
Thanks for your help in this topic.
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#4TjmaximusPosted 6/17/2012 12:05:14 PM(edited)
No problem.

You could do something like look up the system requirements/recommendations. I haven't played WoW in years, but I know that max settings are barely any different looking from minimum settings unless you like being zoomed almost all the way in.

I'd guess anything with a dedicated graphics card these days should run it well enough. You could also look up specific graphic cards laptops have. There's a site that shows how many fps games get on each general setting. Though I don't know if they'd have WoW on there...
#5little_spedvePosted 6/17/2012 12:01:38 PM
WoW is very easy to run, you should have no problem running it on a crappy laptop.
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#6Fade2black001Posted 6/17/2012 12:07:39 PM
little_spedve posted...
WoW is very easy to run, you should have no problem running it on a crappy laptop.


Running a game and maxing out the games settings is 2 completely different things.
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#7link510Posted 6/17/2012 1:12:02 PM
Fade2black001 posted...
little_spedve posted...
WoW is very easy to run, you should have no problem running it on a crappy laptop.


Running a game and maxing out the games settings is 2 completely different things.


But generally the easier a game is to run, the easier it will be to max (generally). WoW is from like, what, 2004? Whatever year it was released, it's old as hell and I can't imagine it being significantly harder to max than to run.
#8Lemur_HPosted 6/17/2012 1:19:13 PM
Despite being old, they have updated the graphics significantly. It doesn't take extreme hardware to max it at 60 FPS, but it still needs good hardware to do so. Especially for a laptop. My i7 720QM and 5870M would always drop down to < 30 FPS in Elwynn. :/
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#9GietzyPosted 6/17/2012 1:24:36 PM
I get 120 fps with all settings maxed at 5760 x 1080 but without AA on a heavily populated server.
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#10Snuckie7Posted 6/17/2012 1:29:50 PM
Gietzy posted...
I get 120 fps with all settings maxed at 5760 x 1080 but without AA on a heavily populated server.


With a 2500k, two desktop 580s, AND no AA. I would be worried if you weren't getting 120fps.
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