Hey guys, I'm looking to upgrade my PC to be able to run black ops. I run @ 1200x768 resolution so its not very high. My current specs are
CPU: AMD Athlon II 250 3.6ghz
GPU: Sapphire ATI Radeon HD 3850 PCI-E 512MB
HD: Western Digital 250GB IDE
PSU: LOGISYS 575watt PSU
RAM: Crucial 2GB ram DDR3 oc'd 1600mhz
OS: XP sp2
I'm going to be ordering parts for my moms build tomorrow and since my cpu goes for 60 and its basically new ( 2 months old ) she said she would buy it for 50 from me.
So I have 50 bucks towards a new CPU to run black ops. The thing is, I don't really lag that bad, I get 100-200 fps on my low settings its just that occasional lag spike or when I'm playing and there's a lot of stuff going on and I get about 50 fps.
It takes a long time to load up the maps, about twice as long as everyone else (IDE hd...)
It takes a while to re-open if minimized
I can't really run any programs other than the game, steam and ventrillo or I'll lag
All that comes out to about 150 on my part. I don't have much money and can't spend more than this and I'm just wondering if it'll make enough of a difference to matter or if I shouldn't even bother and keep my computer how it is.
Black ops is awfull. I would not let that game near my pc until they fix the crap in it.
hardware upgrades are not the answer for bad coding.
If your looking to upgrade upgrade your gpu, psu and your hdd. The cpu is ok for gaming
Yeah I mean hell I run battlefield bad company 2 perfectly fine on high settings but I play black ops competitively so thats the game I need to run good =\ the GFX runs @ about 60-80% and CPU runs @ 80-90%
I'll have to do some more tests I guess to get everything but now I'm going to look into another gpu.