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Console variables < gxColorBits

Note: This CVar is linked to gxDepthBits. If you change this, gxDepthBits should be the same setting.[]

Sets the amount of Color Bits wow uses. Values range 16, 24, 32.

Default Setting[]

24

Possible Settings[]

16
16-bit color (High Color)
24
24-bit color (True Color)
32
32-bit color (Deep Color)


Changing this setting[]

This CVar requires a UI reload. In-game, type the following

/console gxDepthBits setting
/console gxColorBits setting
/console gxRestart

Alternatively, you can exit wow, open the Config.wtf file, and add the following line:

SET gxDepthBits setting
SET gxColorBits setting

Notes on 16-bit setting[]

As of 3.1, 16-bit is no longer a valid setting in the Interface dropdown menu[1]. However, if you still need to use this setting due to a very low-end graphics card, you can via the in-game macro:

/console gxDepthBits 16
/console gxColorBits 16
/console gxRestart

Be aware that this setting does NOT save when you shut down the game, and you'll have to run these lines every time you log in.

Patches[]

Template:Patch 3.1.0 Template:Patch 1.6.0

References[]

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