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August 2, 2012 9:42:59 PM

I have been told that this will run WoW on ultra and good FPS, But Will it be able to Run at good Fps (Around what) if I am using FRAPS or streaming live.

My PC build

CPU – Intel Core I5 3570K 3.4Ghz Quad Core Ivybridge CPU Processor - BX80637I53570K - Socket 1155 OC @ 4.4Ghz
CPU Cooler – Arctic Cooling Freezer 13 High Performance CPU Cooler
Mobo – Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H Intel Z77 DDR3 ATX HDMI Motherboard - Socket 1155
RAM – 8GB Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600MHz RAM Memory
All come in a bundle –costs £339.95
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Intel-i5-3570k-4-4GHz-Overclock...

GPU – Get the Gtx 660Ti 2Gb if is price is similar

EVGA 012-P3-1573-KR Nvidia GTX570 HD SuperClocked 1280MB 320-Bit DDR5 Graphics Card
This costs - £253.45
http://www.amazon.co.uk/012-P3-1573-KR-Nvidia-SuperCloc...

HDD – Seagate ST31000524AS 3.5 inch Barracuda 1TB GB
This Costs - £61.50
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Seagate-ST31000524AS-Barracuda-...

SSD – Samsung 128GB 830 SSD SATA 6GBPS 2.5 inch Desktop Basic Kit
This Costs - £77.98
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Samsung-128GB-6GBPS-Desktop-Bas...

PSU – Corsair CMPSU-600CXV2UK Builder Series 600W Power Supply
This costs - £53.95
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CMPSU-600CXV2UK-Builder...

DvD – LG GH24NS90
This costs - £13.47
http://www.amazon.co.uk/LG-GH24NS90-AUAA50B-SATA-Intern...

NIC – TP Link TL-WN881ND 300Mbps Wireless N PCI Express Adapter
This costs - £15.00
http://www.amazon.co.uk/TL-WN881ND-300Mbps-Wireless-Exp...

Case – Corsair Carbide Series 400R Mid-Tower Gaming Case
This costs – £77.81
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-Carbide-Series-Mid-Towe...


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August 2, 2012 9:49:47 PM

You have been told right - that PC should be able run WoW nicely at max settings.

Expect 60fps minimum in most areas, but also expect to fall to 30-40 fps in crowded areas such as the Trade District in Stormwind. A tip would be to reduce Shadow quality to 'High' and Particle Density to 'Good' - this can give you a really nice FPS boost in crowded areas and it some GPU intensive zones (e.g. flying above Elwynn forest) whilst hardly reducing graphical quality at all. I play on a overclocked 670, and I use these settings.

As for recording, it depends. If your recording just questing then you shouldnt see too much of a hit, but if your recording 25man raiding then you'll want to consider dropping your graphics settings down to keep it playable.
August 2, 2012 11:54:58 PM

+1 to the above also note some of this looks over priced (especially the 570) check aria.co.uk ebuyer.com scan novatech and pixmania for prices on the same stuff.
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