World of Warcraft will get multithreaded optimization

 

Became known the excellent news for fans of multiplayer role-playing game World of Warcraft. At the moment on the test server Public Test Realm is running the updates below quantity 8.1, the release of which is on the major servers might be held soon. One of many “chips” the new patch ought to buy wow gold be optimized for CPUs with additional cores/threads. To detect this function has been an active member on the community of WoW as well as the author on the mods with all the nickname MysticalOS. After which the portal Wowhead tested on unique configurations and shared insights.

To start, we note that the optimization works only on Windows 10 with DirectX 12 active. You can find four forms of optimizations: two of them are activated automatically any time you choose DirectX 12, plus the remaining two need manual activation working with the configuration files. Most likely, they are still within the development stage and may not be included in complete in patch 8.1.

Testing was completed on two configurations in resolutions of Complete HD and Ultra HD 4K. The first personal computer was tested in Full HD and was equipped using 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 system for 4K included 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 permitted us to obtain 25% boost in framerate around the 1st system, and 16% boost in efficiency in case of utilizing 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 firm. Morhaime is 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 group.

Blizzard Entertainment is among the world’s leading video game publishers and developers, with both the World of Warcraft(wow bfa boe items) and Overwatch franchises grossing nicely more than $1 billion (WoW has grossed over $10 billion in its lifetime considering the fact that its initial release in 2004). In 2008, Activision merged with Vivendi Games, with Blizzard being incorporated within the new holding company’s name, Activision Blizzard. Because 2015, the corporation has appeared on the S&P 500, the only video game organization listed around the index besides Electronic Arts.