F7 and WoW?
jason at mitcho.myzen.co.uk
Tue Oct 2 20:46:55 UTC 2007
Jason Viloria wrote:
> Chris wrote:
>> On Mon, 01 Oct 2007 15:32:45 -0700
>> Konstantin Svist <fry.kun at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Chris wrote:
>>>> Before I run off and remove my kids Windows2000 OS for Fedora, will
>>>> F7 play WoW? HE wants to play Wow really bad but also wants to try
>>>> out Linux.
>>> Both Cedega
>>> and CrossoverOffice
>>> support WoW
>>> Wine supports it too, supposedly
>>> http://frankscorner.org/) but I've had troubles using wine in Fedora:
>>> I tried running openCanvas in it and it wouldn't work.
>>> CrossoverOffice ran it perfectly and even supports wacom tablets out
>>> of the box.
>>> To reiterate: yes it's possible
>> Ahh - perfect!
>> I'll experiment a bit before wiping his drive.
> I was playing it until a few months ago using Cedega and my hardware
> is gefore 7900 GS with 2gigs ram and Athlon64 and WoW works quiet ok
> at about 40fps 1024x768 res.
> I would put it that it's down to anywhere between 25% to 50% less
> performance than on windows depending on where you are in WoW and
> number of mobs/players in your area.
I'm running WoW on my dual core AMD machine using 64Bit Fedora 7 with
wine 0.9.44 with no problems at all and have been for quite a while. I
used the following as an invaluable source on getting everything running OK.
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