Reply
Thread Tools Display Modes
Unread 09-18-12, 05:42 AM   #1
Haleth
This Space For Rent
 
Haleth's Avatar
WoWInterface Super Mod
Featured
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 1,168
Achievement frame freezing

Hello.

I've noticed since patch 5.0.4 that scrolling through the achievement frame when there are many achievements listed, in particular the 'Lich King Raid' one (which is honestly a mess), seems to take up a lot of CPU as it often causes temporary freezes when scrolling quickly.

I've asked a few people but it doesn't seem to happen to them. I've got a decent processor though (Intel core i7 3.4GHZ) so that can't be a problem. I've turned off my addons too because one thing does seem to slow it down a tad more, namely hooking AchievementButton_DisplayAchievement, but it still happens without.

Does this happen for anyone else?
Haleth is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-18-12, 09:17 AM   #2
Talyrius
A Frostmaul Preserver
 
Talyrius's Avatar
AddOn Author - Click to view addons
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 293
Yes, it happens to me with anything involving scroll frames. I believe its related to the use of unthrottled OnUpdate scripts. It's severity seems proportional to the complexity of the frame elements being redrawn.

BTW, I have an overclocked (3.8 GHz) Intel Core i7-875K processor and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti graphics card.
Talyrius is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-18-12, 04:23 PM   #3
Tonyleila
A Rage Talon Dragon Guard
 
Tonyleila's Avatar
AddOn Author - Click to view addons
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 311
On my windows 7 PC with a 2Quad Q9450 @ 2.66GHz it takes 38% while standing around in OG but its not going higher while scrolling in LK archives but i get a small lagg and fps drops from 75 to 14 my graphics is a ati hd 5870 (1gb)
I also tested on my macbook (end 2011) i think it has a 1gb graphics and a i7 2.2ghz and it works fine I don't get any fps drops it stays 30
I have 8gb ram and a SSD on both.
Testet with and without addons + and "ultra" wow options on both.
__________________
Author of: LeilaUI and Aurora: Missing Textures
__________________

Last edited by Tonyleila : 09-19-12 at 05:03 AM.
Tonyleila is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Go BackWoWInterface » General Discussion » General WoW Chat » Achievement frame freezing

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off