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Older CPU upgrade

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May 29, 2010 6:17:53 PM

Currently have an Intel core 2 4300 1.8 GHZ cpu and wish to upgrade. is any newer chip going to be an upgrade. looking to stay under $100 same socket type or would need to get a cpu/mobo combo.

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May 29, 2010 6:26:20 PM

gigabyte ga-965 p
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May 29, 2010 6:28:55 PM

First OC your Current Processor...
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May 29, 2010 6:31:01 PM

im looking to upgrade to a new GPU and the older CPU will bottle neck any newer card that i get. will OCing the cpu help in that regard.
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May 29, 2010 6:32:05 PM

It will handle quite a number of cards unless you are going high end... Plus OC is free :) 
Which card are you planning to buy?
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May 30, 2010 12:47:41 AM

either a HD 5770 or gts 250 and I don't want the CPU to bottleneck any newer GPU I get
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