Do I need better at this stage Tags: CPUs Last response: October 18, 2009 8:08 AM in CPUs Share henco October 16, 2009 6:08:28 PM I have the following installed: Intel E7400 2.8GHZ CPU overclocked to 3.2 GHZ Nvidia 250 GTS 1GB 4GB RAM I am considering an CPU upgrade to a Quad core 2.4 GHZ. I mostly play games on my rig and occasional do some video editing. Do I really need better, or is it just manly to want more... More about : stage saaiello a c 133 à CPUs October 16, 2009 7:30:43 PM i think u should go for the quad core for gameing will run games much smoother loneninja a c 83 à CPUs October 16, 2009 8:15:32 PM If you don't overclock, the 2.4Ghz will actually lower your fps in most games when compared to your 3.2ghz dual core. Related resources I need an actual solution for "Chkdsk Stuck at 15% on Stage 4 for 48+ hrs on windows 7" - Forum Need advice on my 2 stage Intel budget build - Forum Advice Needed: Budget 2 stage HTPC Build - Forum Need better drive - Forum Do i need a better CPU or more Ram for 3D modelling? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer bige420 a b à CPUs October 16, 2009 8:58:36 PM Games wont run any smoother unless they're optimized for quad cores, which most arent. Other than that, if you overclock it to 3.2 you'll get the same performance in games and much better performance in video editing. henco October 18, 2009 8:08:23 AM So unless newer games come out that are opyimized for quads it is safer and better to use my trusty 3.2...? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed a better laptop Forum SolvedDo I need a better cpu, or a weaker graphics card? Forum SolvedHello i was wondering what i need, the volume on windows 8.1 64 bit is low even on high so i think i need a better sound card, Forum SolvedDo I need a better power supply? Forum SolvedNeed a better CPU. Forum Solvedi need a better powe supply Forum SolvedIs my Hyper 212 Evo installed right (vertically) and what else do i need for a better airflow? Forum SolvedI need to know which computer build is better? Forum SolvedNeed help!!! Which build will be better for gaming at 900p at ultra/maxxed settings? Forum SolvedI need a graphics card that is equivalent to or better than the Nvidea GeForce 9600 GT. Any help is welcomed. Thank you. Forum SolvedNeed better cpu cooler.. Seidon 120v or v8 gts Forum SolvedNeed help for assembling right parts for better performance Forum SolvedDo i need better pc for gaming? Forum SolvedI need help choosing which system is better? Forum Solved300 USD - Budget. Need help to choose a better Intel GAMING processor and motherboard. Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !