Review CPU specification for gaming Tags: Graphics Cards Gaming CPUs Graphics Last response: June 25, 2010 4:38 PM in Graphics & Displays Share gentletouch June 25, 2010 12:58:12 PM Hello, Please review specification of my existing old CPU. And let me know weather it is enough for Games. I am planning to add GeoForce 9800GT to this box - Motherboard - Intel DG31PR - Core 2 DUO E4500 processor - Transcand 800 MHZ 2GB DDR2 - 400 watts Iball PSU thanks More about : review cpu specification gaming Lmeow a b U Graphics card a b à CPUs June 25, 2010 1:10:39 PM It should run fine, although your E4500 could use an upgrade, perhaps an E7500 or Q8400? You will probably need to flash your motherboard's BIOS. m 0 l gentletouch June 25, 2010 1:16:22 PM You mean, I should upgrade to E7500 or Q8400? m 0 l Related resources Budget Gaming Computer Specifications Review - Forum review my gaming cpu for 45K Rs(updated) - Forum i want to buit my gaming pc in 150000 RS help me for specification - Forum Review My Gaming Pc (Choose which Mobo and CPU) - Forum Is it worth building new CPU with this specification? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer shadow187 a c 130 U Graphics card a b à CPUs June 25, 2010 1:20:31 PM Yes. Preferably an upgrade to a E7600 or higher-clocked dual-core if you don't know how to overclock. m 0 l gentletouch June 25, 2010 1:25:05 PM I don't know how to overclock, and I don't think I will ever do that with my MOBO. is it absolutely required for gaming? m 0 l mjsharma a b U Graphics card June 25, 2010 1:35:34 PM your mobo wont allow overclocking... m 0 l ionut19 a b U Graphics card June 25, 2010 4:38:51 PM If you want to do more things at once get the quad. If you want to game and do nothing more wile gaming get the dual core. A quad gives you more power(wide shoulders) and a dual core (that one) gives you better speed but not by much. Flashing your bios is recommended. At what resolution do you intend to play games? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIs there any way to calculate the likely gaming performance of a specific CPU+GPU combination? Forum which specification is better for gaming ???????? Forum System Specification for playing games Forum Cpu specification help Forum CPU Type Specification Forum Gaming PC specification troubles ? Forum maximum cpu specification Forum Solved"Future Resistant" Gaming PC Under $3,500. Build Review Request Forum ~1000$ (CAD) PC gaming rig, specific questions about multiple components (RAM, GPU, CPU) Forum SolvedReview of my new gaming build Forum SolvedPlease review my budget development and gaming build. Forum What are the specification of the CPU Forum Z77/Z87 Specifically for 3D Gaming/Streaming SLI, 3 Monitor rig: Motherboard+CPU Forum SolvedReview my Gaming Build, please Forum SolvedCan you please review my planned build for my gaming PC. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !