How do I improve my graphics performance?

By compEngineer0
Jan 11, 2006
  1. I just got some new hardware and I upped all my settings in World of Warcraft (except for multisampling, that causes distortion at anything above 1x?), but at full settings I'm not getting quite the performance I expected. I get maybe 60 FPS and then less than that in crowded areas. I'm not sure on the scale (60 FPS may be good), but I was expecting more outta my computer and I just wanted to make sure I get the most out of my hardware. Nothing is overclocked, but I'm looking into maybe OC a little.

    My Sys:
    ASUS A8N-SLI Premium
    ATI Radeon X1800XT
    AMD Athlon X2 4400+
    Corsair XMS 2x512MB (Upgrading this to 2x1GB)

    Any suggestions? Thanks.
  2. Reformado

    Reformado TS Rookie Posts: 20

    Mean Machine

    Hey man... Let me tell you that i'm at you side... :angel:
    DonĀ“t turn that men machine over here..

    The only thing i'll tell you to do is the Upgrading to 2x1GB... and recent drivers...

    Try other games and test the machine to the top...

    Some games work better with ATI, others with NVIDIA...
  3. LipsOfVenom

    LipsOfVenom TS Rookie Posts: 160

    oh man the 1800 is a nice graphix card...i'm jealous now hehe....i'm sure that WoW just has a bug cuz damn...i get 100 fps on Quake 4 with only a GeForce 6800GS...then again i did fix Quake to make use of my dual core CPU....oh well..i'm sure it's just a bug in WoW...lots of ppl have complained..
  4. compEngineer0

    compEngineer0 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    cool, thanks for the info. yeah i love this card so far... haven't got to really make it work yet, but so far so good!
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