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Okay, this game runs SLOW. Why? I've copied Blizzard's recommended specs assuming those are for max results, not the minimum specs.


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PC Recommended Specifications:

Windows Vista®/Windows® 7
Dual Core 2.4Ghz Processor
2 GB RAM
512 MB NVIDIA® GeForce® 8800 GTX or ATI Radeon® HD 3870 or better
*Note: Due to potential programming changes, the Minimum System Requirements for this game may change over time.


Okay, I don't have Vista or 7, I've got Windows XP 64 Bit Edition (which screws everything). BUT
AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Processor 5000+
Dual Core 2.60GHz Processor
4 GB RAM
512MB NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT

So, I've got ram, I've got the processor, and my video card has a right number. But it is older. I think the answer is a better video card. But I'm surprised that I've got RAM and processor to spare. I've got the game running on bare minimums and I have to rush because the game gets too laggy to run towards the end of a game. Thoughts?

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folder icon   08-17-2010, 05:08 PM
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I find that the video card is often the key piece of the puzzle in cases like this.

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Your current video card memory, while sufficient on the MB side, is a bit out dated on the ram side. Yours has DDR2 which is fairly old school. Updating to a DDR3 or even better a DDR5 would give you quite a boost. Just make sure your power supply can handle it.

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folder icon   08-24-2010, 05:23 PM
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I've got similar Processor and RAM to you, and when I upgraded my video card I went from running on low settings, to Ultra with no prob.

Old card: 7800GT
New Card: HD5770

is a big improvement

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My mind is made. New video card is coming soon.

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