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Can this laptop max WoW?

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January 6, 2011 2:40:11 PM

I was wondering what kind of settings I would be able to run WoW on and what my fps might be playing on this laptop.

Base Inspiron 15R
Processor Processor: AMD Athlon II Dual-Core Mobile Processor P320 (2.1GHz,512MB)
Operating System Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium
Hard Disk Drive 250 GB SATA Hard Drive (5400RPM)
Memory 4 GB DDR3 SDRAM 1333MHz (2 DIMMs)
Media Bay 8X DVD +/- RW Drive
Video 1GB ATI Mobility Radeon HD5650, Madison-LP, 64-Bit, DDR3
System Color Mars Black
Laptop Screen 15.6 inch HD WLED
Laptop Battery 6 Cell Primary Battery, 48W
Network Interface Card
Web Camera Integrated 1.3M Pixel Webcam
Integrated .30 Mega Pixel Web Camera
Keyboard Keyboard
Hardware Upgrade 125V Power Cord
90W AC Adapter
Software Upgrade 64BIT Operating System

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January 6, 2011 3:49:14 PM

Hello robman721;
You might be able to run WoW at the high settings with that system. But you should probably plan on using medium settings to keep the game play smooth and fluid.
During online gaming in large raid situation you might need to step down to low-medium settings to get the game play smooth and fluid. The weakest link overall in gaming will be the entry level CPU.
Overall it should also do well in many other more recent games.

CPU: AMD Athlon II P320 - Passmark CPU benchmark score
GPU: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 review

January 6, 2011 4:41:06 PM

the cpu is not the best u can get put u youle be fine on med settings...
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January 6, 2011 6:21:27 PM

CPU needs to be higher for high settings, and the video card 64bit bus will have issues with high textures (lower memory bandwidth). The link WE2 posted has the card as 128bit, you may need to check that. 128bit will make the game run much better, but you'd need a faster CPU.
January 9, 2011 12:03:19 AM

Low/med settings nothing higher. Your CPU is clocked too low & the 64bit memory bus is going to hold you back. WoW simply won't be playable on high settings with that machine. You could turn particle density (used for spell effects) to high. Most other settings will need to be set to medium with shadows turned off.
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