World of Warcraft will get multithreaded optimization

Became recognized the great news for fans of multiplayer role-playing game World of Warcraft. Presently on the test server Public Test Realm is operating the updates below number 8.1, the release of that is on the primary servers will probably be held soon. On the list of "chips" the new patch must be optimized for CPUs with more wow gold cores/threads. To detect this function has been an active member from the neighborhood of WoW as well as the author from the mods with the nickname MysticalOS. Then the portal Wowhead tested on distinctive configurations and shared insights.

To begin, we note that the optimization performs only on Windows 10 with DirectX 12 active. There are actually four sorts of optimizations: two of them are activated automatically if you select DirectX 12, along with the remaining two require manual activation using the configuration files. Probably, they are still in the development stage and may not be included in full in patch 8.1.

Testing was completed on two configurations in resolutions of Full HD and Ultra HD 4K. The initial laptop was tested in Full HD and was equipped with a processor Intel Core i7-8700k@5 GHz, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070, 32 GB of RAM DDR4-3200 and drive 860 Samsung EVO. The second method for 4K incorporated 18-core Core i9-7980XE@3.8 GHz, a GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, 32 GB of RAM DDR4-2400 and comparable solid-state disk.

Activation technologies allowed us to get 25% improve in framerate on the initial method, and 16% enhance in overall performance in case of using a Core i9-7980XE and GeForce GTX 1080 Ti at a resolution of 3840*2160 pixels.

Blizzard Names 'Warcraft' Exec New President

J. Allen Brack will succeed former president Mike Morhaime.

Activision Blizzard, Inc. - the video game giant behind such franchises as World of Warcraft and Overwatch on Wednesday appointed J. Allen Brack as the new president of Blizzard Entertainment.

Brack, who most not too long ago served as executive producer and senior vp for World of Warcraft, will succeed Mike Morhaime, who will stay as a strategic advisor for the company. Morhaime can be a co-founder of Blizzard Entertainment.

Along with Brack's new appointment, Activision Blizzard also announced that chief development officer Ray Gresko and Blizzard founder Allen Adham will join Blizzard's executive leadership team.

Blizzard Entertainment is amongst the world's top video game publishers and developers, with each the World of Warcraft and Overwatch franchises grossing properly more than $1 billion (WoW has grossed more than $10 billion in its lifetime because its initial release in 2004). In 2008, Activision merged with Vivendi Games, with Blizzard getting wow boe items incorporated inside the new holding company's name, Activision Blizzard. Given that 2015, the enterprise has appeared around the S&P 500, the only video game organization listed around the index besides Electronic Arts.
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