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hello i have a emachines el1850g-42w computer and i want to upgrade it to play minecraft at high fps

i thought that if i upgraded the ram it would make it faster but it did nothing what can i change or add to it to play minecraft atleast at 60 fps
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  1. Unless your system was memory-constrained to begin with, adding more memory won't help framerates. You can confirm this by pressing F3 in game and checking the memory usage in the upper right hand corner.

    Installing a decent graphics card into your system will solve the issue.
  2. A Radeon R7 250 or Geforce GTX 650 would both be decent solutions in the 100 dollar price range.
  3. Can I upgrade my CPU? And will I have to worry about the graphics card bottlenecking with the CPU?
  4. That CPU will more likely bottleneck the GPU than the other way around, hence why I wouldn't recommend anything over an R7 250 or GTX 650. Your E3400 processor is a low end CPU on an old socket (775) so it wouldn't make sense to put any money into upgrading it.
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    littlone8195 said:
    Can I upgrade my CPU? And will I have to worry about the graphics card bottlenecking with the CPU?



    Your upgrade path is very limited from the stock celeron e series you could jump to a core duo which would be a bit faster

    upgrade path

    Things your going to need to do

    new case
    cpu
    psu
    graphics card
    cpu cooler

    first of new cpu 8400 preowned

    modest jump
    http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B0019NKGR4/ref=sr_1_1_olp?ie=UTF8&qid=1386882717&sr=8-1&keywords=core+duo+8400&condition=used

    http://cpuboss.com/cpus/Intel-Core2-Duo-E8400-vs-Intel-Celeron-E3400

    decent improvement for games shown by 3d benchmark

    case change since your case only supports low profile cards
    small factor so it isnt bulky
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811553015


    most expensive part 7790
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121727

    500w psu 80 plus

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139027

    cpu cooler
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835118100

    this set up should increase your gaming performance witthout breaking bank

    should allow you to play a few newer games for a while.

    front fan

    with this
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835129059

    8400 cpu upgrade gaming info
    http://community.futuremark.com/hardware/cpu/Intel+Core+2+Duo+Processor+E8400/games

    7790
    http://community.futuremark.com/hardware/gpu/AMD+Radeon+HD+7790/games
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