I am trying to figure out where i'm bottle necking considering most new games have a choppiness at essentially any graphics setting. I have a Twin frozr 560 TI graphics card and 8 gb of 1600 DDR3; so I think its prima facie that my processor is the weak link; its a phenom II 555. I got it under the hope that I'd be able to unlock it. Is this what is causing my fps to go down? If so, what processor should I consider getting, a Phenom II 1055T?
I play at maximum resolution, but switching the resolution doesn't seem to affect anything. As I deduced from reading articles this makes it likely that the CPU is indeed the bottleneck? I vaguely understood something about the processor not having enough speed to handle the graphic card's process callups and physics at the same time?
955 is definitely preferable if it will serve me just as well, hurt the wallet less, thanks for the advice!
My main issue currently is with BF3. It doesn't make it unplayable, its definitely an annoyance though /: