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Old 03-13-2011, 01:27 PM   #1
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Default What to upgrade...Cpu or Gpu?

Hey guys. I have a AM2+ MB with a AMD Athlon 64 X2 5200 Brisbane 2.7GHz Dual-core CPU and a MSI HD4670 512MB GPU with 4GB ram.

I'm thinking of upgrading at some point down to road soon and was wondering what you think I should upgrade first, GPU or CPU?

I mostly play WOW, Fallout, Crysis...things of that nature. I'm usually a year or two behind on everything (and I like it that way) so I'm not looking for top of the line anything.

If I told you I had a $100 budget for either a CPU or GPU do you think at this point its even worth it to do anything?

I saw this and thought the price might be at the right point for me:
AMD HDX920XCJ4DGI Phenom II X4 920 Quad Core OEM Processor - 2.80GHz, 6MB Cache, 1800MHz (3600 MT/s) FSB, Deneb, Quad-Core, OEM, Socket AM2+ at TigerDirect.com
but I wonder if the GPU will be bottlenecking the system.

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