What do I need to do to this build to play WoW at max settings?

I want to run WoW at (near) ultra settings, especially the new water and sunlight textures/effects. Would upgrading my graphics card to something like the 260 GTX help? Or is it more a processor thing... Not sure my mobo could handle a newer processor.

ASUS P5Q Pro LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX
SAPPHIRE 100225DDR3L Radeon HD 3870 512MB 256-bit GDDR3
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 Wolfdale 3.0GHz LGA 775 65W
CORSAIR XMS2 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)

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  1. http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/world-of-warcraft-cataclysm-directx-11-performance,2793-5.html

    I would step up to a GTX 460 if you want to max it out and maintain 60fps. A 260 would probably still be alright though since you don't move very fast in that game.

    Your dual core is fine for WOW, that article shows very little performance increase for more than 2 cores.
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