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World of Warcraft problem need assitance

By chaddyboi123
Jul 11, 2007
  1. Hi i have a problem running world of warcraft if you could reply with some information that would make me very:slurp: lately i have had very low fps (1-7)
    i started playing world of warcraft in october of 2004 and i stopped playing for a while. I recently started playing this summer but i am having a tough time playing due to low fps. i have called blizzard many times, one time they told me too update my driver, and i did. it didnt help. second time he told me to buy more ram. i did i also got a better video card. Anyway my compututer had some viruses and spyweare for a while i got norton antivirus and got rid of all of the viruses. i recently defragged my hardrive. my computer is fairly fast. Here is my system spec

    Hard drive : 40gb
    Video card: e-Geforce 7300 gt ddr2, 256mb, pci-e
    RAM: 1 GB
    Processor speed: 2.10 Ghz
    I have a broadband high speed internet connection, anyway if anyone could help with this situation that would be greatly appreciated
     
  2. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    I recommend you seek out one of the sites that specializes in WoW problems - many good pointers.

    gl
     
  3. chaddyboi123

    chaddyboi123 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    ?

    srry ctl i dont no sites that are specific for world of warcraft problems, do you know any if u could tell that would be great
     
  4. DarkDobe

    DarkDobe TS Rookie

    I have the same problem as you. Game has run fine until about 2 major patches back, where my framerate has dropped, and the computer has been suffering from the occasional bout of 100% CPU usage and slowdowns/crashes, though this affects other games, not just WoW. Might be a windows patch causing it in my case... stupid Vista.
     
  5. chaddyboi123

    chaddyboi123 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    might of been the patches, i tried guild wars for a bit it went very slow slower than wow but i also had a virus back then, yah maybe its a patch issue do you have burning crusade?
     
  6. MetalX

    MetalX TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,388

    You might need to reinstall Windows. How long has it been since you last did a reformat and reinstall? If it's been more than about 1.5 years, you should do that now.
     
  7. chaddyboi123

    chaddyboi123 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    welll i got windows xp a while back in about 2004 but would it help very much if i did do a reformat, cause if it did i will do that might take a while but worth a shot. Also i might just get a new pc and move my motherboard and video card over, that should work need something cheap and has a good processor
     
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