Would like help with what the optimal gaming settings are
Hello, could you supply info for setting up my PC for optimal gaming playing world of warcraft. --------------------------------------- OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Build 2600 OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation System Name YOUR-1F5FF51B28 System Manufacturer Gateway System Model T3418 System Type X86-based PC Processor x86 Family 15 Model 44 Stepping 2 AuthenticAMD ~2009 Mhz BIOS Version/Date Phoenix Technologies, LTD 6.00 PG, 1/13/2006 SMBIOS Version 2.3 Windows Directory C:WINDOWS System Directory C:WINDOWSsystem32 Boot Device DeviceHarddiskVolume1 Locale United States Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = ''5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)'' User Name YOUR-1F5FF51B28Owner Time Zone Pacific Standard Time Total Physical Memory 1,536.00 MB Available Physical Memory 893.68 MB Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB Available Virtual Memory 1.93 GB Page File Space 5.21 GB Page File C:pagefile.sys ------------------------------------------------------- Name NVIDIA GeForce 6100 PNP Device ID PCIVEN_10DE&DEV_0242&SUBSYS_60061509&REV_A2&2411E6FE&0&28 Adapter Type GeForce 6100, NVIDIA compatible Adapter Description NVIDIA GeForce 6100 Adapter RAM 512.00 MB (536,870,912 bytes) Installed Drivers nv4_disp.dll Driver Version 188.8.131.5224 INF File oem14.inf (nv4_NV3x section) Color Planes 1 Color Table Entries 4294967296 Resolution 1024 x 768 x 70 hertz Bits/Pixel 32 Memory Address 0xFB000000-0xFBFFFFFF Memory Address 0xD0000000-0xDFFFFFFF Memory Address 0xFC000000-0xFCFFFFFF IRQ Channel IRQ 16 I/O Port 0x000003B0-0x000003DF I/O Port 0x000003C0-0x000003DF Memory Address 0xA0000-0xBFFFF Driver c:windowssystem32drivers v4_mini.sys (184.108.40.20624, 5.85 MB (6,133,856 bytes), 6/16/2008 3:01 PM) --------------------------------------------- Drive C: Description Local Fixed Disk Compressed No File System NTFS Size 144.61 GB (155,268,608,000 bytes) Free Space 122.69 GB (131,733,164,032 bytes) Volume Name Volume Serial Number 54407BEF
Drive D: Description Local Fixed Disk Compressed No File System FAT32 Size 4.43 GB (4,761,309,184 bytes) Free Space 2.23 GB (2,398,556,160 bytes) Volume Name RECOVERY Volume Serial Number 423B2BDF
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need more information. are the games you play online? if so, you likely need to uninstall/reinstall either flash or java. also try the games in a different browser. if the games are 'loading' but choppy and bad graphics, you don't have a video card driver installed.
Games are designed with Hardware specs in mind, on the box you will see Min. spec reguirements. Depending on the game, as you stated, there are Graphic options, The games, will play at your machines optimal setting or the games optimal settings. The older/less intence games aren't as graphically taxing and designed for older machines. If you have a machine with good specs, buy the games that are a match for your machine.
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Clean the Internet Cache
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Clean and Defrag the Registry
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In your World of Warcraft directory you have a cfg folder and in it a cfg file. This has all your video settings. You will need to optimize these settings for your display type. Start off in a very low resolution with all your effects disabled. Set any sound effects to 0 as well. Now start the game and go into options. Set the rendering range low and disable other options as you can.
Turn them on a few at a time until slowly until you find what is tripping up your video card.
could be your video card can't handle the graphics! the game box should have a listing of minimal and optimal video and ram requirements. if the game has a 'set-up' option, try lowering the frame-rate and/or video resolution settings. won't look as good, but may still be playable! good luck!
turn your graphics settings down.make sure nothing else is running when playing games.Also most games play ok, but a gaming pc works best.And you say your pc is a few years old things slow down over time.make sure u have all service pack updates and windows/firewalls virus removers running in the back ground will really slow you down.disconnect fron net and shut them down
ok, you can play any game that dosen't exceed your processor speed and memory capability. I recommend upgrading your ram to 2 gigs. this will insure optimal performance. remember, look on the bottom of every PC game you plan to buy and check the minimum requirement on the bottom or back side of the game box. as long as the requirements don't exceed your processor speed and memory, you are good to go. You can PLay WoW on this unit at this point but, be sure to keep the detail level at the medium setting until you get more memory.