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85 Undead Mage
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If you're really bored Kiora, I had to delete all the discussion content on my site. I'm trying to get people to post something/anything to get content going again. You could start some Pokemon Black discussion threads lol

http://gnerdl.ning.com/forum
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85 Blood Elf Rogue
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Hey Kiora, you were asking what some people are using for graphics cards and their fps on ultra, i'm currently running a Radeon HD 6870 Gigabyte card, it cost me 200$ for this midend card and i get around 80-115 fps in 10 man raids, not sure what 25's would look like but i doubt it would make much of an impact, thats at 1680x1050 resolution without vertical sync or tripple buffering and not choppy, the card keeps pretty cool with 50% fan speed on and at 60°C and even at 100% fan speed runs quieter than my case fans and cpu fan, the card is 10.5" long and this specific make of the card have 3 fans on it with a giant heatsink so it weighs a good amount.
If you have the money though i'd go with the 6950, more power behind it, but a bit longer and twice the price.
Nvidia is good aswell, i've just run into more problems with their cards than radeon's.
(as a side note some people don't like the radeon's Catalyst Contol Center driver)

As for a CPU i'm in the same boat as Kelfísx, also happens to be what i do for a living :D
plus if you some bend a pin on the intel motherboard you're screwed but if you bend a pin on an amd processor you might get lucky and not break it.

You'll definitely want 6-8GB of DDR3 ram for sure, just don't chince out and buy the cheap stuff or you'll soon regret it.
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85 Night Elf Druid
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hi atomica im glad theres still some people i recognise on these forums x
hope you are well and happy xx
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90 Draenei Priest
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After doing more research I'm confused on AMD recommendations. Nearly all benchmarks put the i7 2600k well above most comparable processors.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nzz1VGnLvxw Here's my random Japanese video that people will check out and then get mad. Except for Ras, who knows better.

...Wait.
Edited by Kiora on 5/16/2011 7:55 AM PDT
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