Solved upgrade CPU or GPU? Tags: Video Games Intel i5 Tom's Hardware CPUs Geforce GPUs Last response: July 4, 2013 6:53 PM in Video Games Share inerstrength July 4, 2013 5:59:46 PM Hello Tom's Hardware Community, I have just a simple question. What should I upgrade from my current system to increase FPS? I am on a budget and would be able to upgrade one of the 2 parts that I am thinking is the culprit. CPU: i5-2500 GPU: Geforce GTX 460 1Gb I am thinking of upgrading one of these to: CPU: i5-3570k GPU: Geforce 660ti Which is the better choice? Other info: 2 monitors: (1920x1080) (1280*1024) Ram: 2x4 GB DDR3 1600 (Kingston Hyper X) MB: Gigabyte GA-H61M-D2p_B3 PSU: Corsair TX 650 More about : upgrade cpu gpu swifty_morgan a b à CPUs July 4, 2013 6:11:04 PM video. m 0 l Best solution Anonymous a b à CPUs July 4, 2013 6:14:33 PM You have a top tier CPU so that leaves your GPU to upgrade. What do you want to spend? arrpee Share Related resources Cpu and gpu upgrade for a friend - Forum GPU Upgrade or CPU Upgrade?!? - Forum Should I upgrade my CPU or GPU? - Forum Should I upgrade my CPU or my GPU? - Forum Should I upgrade my CPU fan or my GPU first? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer inerstrength July 4, 2013 6:17:45 PM About $300 m 0 l Anonymous a b à CPUs July 4, 2013 6:22:30 PM inerstrength said:About $300 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... arrpee m 0 l jay_d July 4, 2013 6:24:59 PM GTX760 should be about the best for that money m 0 l inerstrength July 4, 2013 6:29:34 PM Is there any difference between the EVGA and the MSI versions? Cause Personally I go for EVGA m 0 l Anonymous a b à CPUs July 4, 2013 6:33:46 PM inerstrength said:Is there any difference between the EVGA and the MSI versions? Cause Personally I go for EVGA Whichever one you feel comfortable with. I'd make sure whatever you pick doesn't use the stock cooler,they are generally louder and hotter. arrpee m 0 l inerstrength July 4, 2013 6:39:18 PM Stock cooler? you mean the fan that is attached to the GPU? m 0 l Anonymous a b à CPUs July 4, 2013 6:46:42 PM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... stock cooling http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... custom cooling arrpee m 0 l inerstrength July 4, 2013 6:53:03 PM Oh, I thought those extra fans where there to price it more.... Good thing my 460 hasn't died yet lol. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhat to upgrade? Cpu or Gpu Forum SolvedCan I Upgrade CPU and GPU of MSI GX60 Destroyer? Forum SolvedShould I upgrade my CPU or GPU first? Forum Solvedupgrade my cpu or gpu for gaming Forum SolvedBetter to upgrade my CPU or GPU ?(for gaming) Forum SolvedBetter to upgrade my CPU or GPU ?(for gaming) Forum SolvedUpgrade CPU vs GPU Forum Solvedcpu or gpu upgrade?? Forum Solvedwhat should i upgrade first cpu or gpu? Forum SolvedDo I Need A Cpu Upgrade OR GPU Upgrade Forum SolvedUpgrade CPU or GPU Forum SolvedWhat Should I upgrade CPU,RAM,GPU Help Please Forum SolvedCpu or Gpu: Upgrade help Forum SolvedUpgrade CPU or add second GPU? Forum SolvedShould i upgrade my CPU or GPU first?! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Video Games categories Console Gaming PC Gaming Handheld Gaming Nintendo Playstation Servers Sims World of Warcraft Xbox 360 !