iMac and World of Warcraft

Discussion in 'iMac' started by Sathed, Jan 16, 2008.

  1. Sathed macrumors newbie

    Jan 16, 2008
    So I'm really thinking about getting an iMac and I'm currently pretty addicted to WoW, but I don't know how well it will play on the 20" 2.0 Ghz iMac. Anyone have any experience with this?


  2. vansouza macrumors 68000


    Mar 28, 2006
    West Plains, MO USA Earth
    Search is your friend; that said; WoW works just great on an iMac, MBP and Mac Pro.
  3. jpod89 macrumors member

    Nov 26, 2007
    I'm running it on the 24" iMac Alu. and it seems to work fine. Of course at higher resolutions framerates go down and I get about 40-60 (40 more common) FPS on average.

    I usually run it windowed around 1380 (or w/e the resolution is) to use other windows and programs at the same time.

    You should be fine, though.

    Another note: I find it slows ridiculously when it comes to particles/high spell effects. Don't know why as the rest of the game is rendered/runs perfectly.
  4. Washac macrumors 68020


    Jul 2, 2006

    I play WOW all the time on a 20" 2.4 Ghz Alu iMac, no problems at all :)
  5. nando2323 macrumors 6502a

    Aug 15, 2007
    ditto.... love my 24" and WoW for about 2-3 hours daily on it!
  6. Sathed thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jan 16, 2008
    Video Card

    The only thing I've worried about is the difference in video cards. The 24" uses the ATI Radeon HD 2600 PRO with 256MB memory and the 20" that I'm looking at uses the ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT with 128MB memory. Any thoughts on that?

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