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Lich King kills GTX 280

The higher details of WoW Wrath of the Lich King set to the highest level are more than even a GTX 280 can handle. Comparative benchmarks say the same system that got more than 60 fps in The Burning Crusade only reaches 23.2 fps at the highest details in Wrath of the Lich King.

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bozobucketeer3699d ago

Maybe I'm blind, but I see no real difference.

JsonHenry3699d ago

But the game still looks like it came out in the late 1990s...

Mike Ox Big3699d ago

The only thing I noticed between the low and high quality Screen Shots was the High quality SS had more grass...not better looking grass, just more of it.
I'm afraid my 8800 is going to overheat just looking at the Screenshot....

Kami3699d ago

WUT?! That card can run crysis but not WOW. just wow

vdesai3699d ago

Requires more information like the resolution at very high crysis gets 27FPS in 1680*1050 resolution

moses3699d ago

^ nope, my GTX 280 gets 28~35 on 1920x1200 very high o_o.

j4gs143699d ago

havent you read they are running it off windows vista?? im not hundred percent sure but ive read that vista craps all the performance. they should try runing it on xp.

NMC20073699d ago

PC Gaming for the win!!

DaddyDC6503699d ago

I'm sure the game isn't optimized @ max settings. The game looks like str8 $hit and a card like the GTX 280 can't handle it @ max settings? LoL! Please.....

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