Slow FPS in WOW Cata

Hello,Im running the following:

Windows 7 64 bit
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 920 Processor (4 CPUs), ~2.8GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 8192MB RAM
Page File: 3174MB used, 13206MB available
Card name: ATI Radeon HD 4600 Series
Manufacturer: ATI Technologies Inc.
Chip type: ATI display adapter (0x9498)
DAC type: Internal DAC(400MHz)
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_9498&SUBSYS_E930174B&REV_00
Display Memory: 4081 MB
Dedicated Memory: 1014 MB
Shared Memory: 3067 MB
Current Mode: 2560 x 1600 (32 bit) (60Hz)
Monitor Name: Dell 3007WFP
Monitor Model: DELL3007WFPHC

All drivers are up to date, I tend to check them very often, yet my partners machine runs perfectly on same BBand line, where am I going wrong ?? My FPS is as low as 2Fps & latency is good at 23- 70. please assist me in this.

Thanking you in advance
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  1. I would say a graphics card upgrade will help significantly. The low fps could be a result of you using the Dx 11 features perhaps on your card? It should run better than 2 fps. Have you tried adjusting your video settings?
  2. A 4600 is/was a low end graphics card meant for budget computing. You aren't going to be able to run WoW on high settings any more with that card, tone down your video settings and you should be fine.
  3. If I'm not mistaken the graphics card that you list (ATI Radeon HD 4600 (0x9498)) is a Radeon HD 4650. With that card you should see playable framerates on medium settings. You need to check your graphics/video settings. You should have shadows off and multisampling at 0. I would also suggest turning view distance to low as well. If this doesn't work then I would run WoW in windowed mode, then run task manager while WoW is running. Look for anything program wise (such as antivirys software) that may be using a large amount of system resources. If nothing is amiss with these then it may point to a bad GPU.
  4. How fast is your internet connection?That makes a difference also!
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