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CPU upgrade?

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April 24, 2011 1:17:03 AM

I want to upgrade my CPU so I can upgrade to a more powerful video card.
First, can I do this?
Here are my specs:

More details about my computer


Processor Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU @ 2.40GHz 7.1 3.6


Memory (RAM) 3.00 GB 7.1
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce 7350 LE 3.7
Gaming graphics 1407 MB Total available graphics memory 3.6
Primary hard disk 194GB Free (298GB Total) 5.7
Windows 7 Professional

System
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Manufacturer HP-Pavilion
Model GC674AA-ABA m8120n
Total amount of system memory 3.00 GB RAM
System type 32-bit operating system
Number of processor cores 4
64-bit capable Yes

Storage
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Total size of hard disk(s) 596 GB
Disk partition (C:)  102 GB Free (289 GB Total)
Disk partition (D:)  1 GB Free (9 GB Total)
Disk partition (E:)  194 GB Free (298 GB Total)
Media drive (F:)  CD/DVD

Graphics
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Display adapter type NVIDIA GeForce 7350 LE
Total available graphics memory 1407 MB
Dedicated graphics memory 128 MB
Dedicated system memory 0 MB
Shared system memory 1279 MB
Display adapter driver version 8.17.12.5896
Primary monitor resolution 1680x1050
DirectX version DirectX 9.0 or better

Network
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Network Adapter Intel(R) 82566DC Gigabit Network Connection
Network Adapter USB Wireless 802.11 b/g Adaptor
Network Adapter Virtual Machine Network Services Driver
Network Adapter Virtual Machine Network Services Driver
Network Adapter Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter











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April 24, 2011 1:23:07 AM

what GPU are looking to get?
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April 24, 2011 3:26:10 AM

I don't know. I need guidance. Based on my specs what can I upgrade too?
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April 24, 2011 3:50:54 AM

How much money are you willing to spend? Right now, your CPU is leaps better than your GPU.
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April 24, 2011 4:21:23 AM

What do you mean GPU?

Timop said:
How much money are you willing to spend? Right now, your CPU is leaps better than your GPU.

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April 24, 2011 1:18:02 PM

GPU is graphics card unit
your system will support any new GPU not sure about your PSU though, and your CPU should be overclocked to about 3GHz to not bottelneck newer powerful cards.
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