Originally Posted by Raymuindo
Is L2 Cache important for gamers? I might multitask to open up iTunes or the internet while I'm playing a game. I was looking at the AMD 4200 X2, but considered the 4400 because of the extra cache. Is it worth the upgrade?
Current: Intel P4 2.4ghz, 512mb PC3200 RAM, 80gb IDE, GeForce 6200 128mb, 17" Dell LCD Flat screen
Most games dont really need the cpu, well I played CS:S and when I open taskmanger, it showed the CPU at 4% on opne CS:S.. For gamming you need
- Large Memory / Fast / Stable GPU
- Large / Fast / Stable ram
- Fast internet for low ping..people dont laggy severs lol
- A Current in style CPU, dont have to big. Intel can do.!
Your system I see. Needs more ram, Better GPU than 6200.