Re: need to replace cpu
ask anyone here, that upgrade is an absolute waste of money.
You should realize that the difference between 2 similar processors lets say for instance the Phenom 955 and 965 is only 200 mhz. BUT the speed difference is in practicality negligible. You will not realize a lag on the 955 anymore than the 965.
Don't upgrade a processor because you want a clock speed from a 2.7ghz to a 3ghz. Speed of a processor is not purely determined by clock speed.
Upgrade a processor for more cores or a better architecture and design, or less heat generation.
I'm assuming since you upgraded your graphics card but no upgraded power supply, the new card is rather low end to mid range. Upgrading your processor will practically do nothing for you gaming needs until you acquire a sufficient power supply to handle the new hardware and a higher end gaming card.
Even still after that an upgrade in quality of ram will give you a greater economical boost in performance.
I promise you, that new processor will not give you a 10fps to 30fps increase in any modern level game
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