How do i know whether to change gpu or cpu

Hey. I have a question whether to upgrade my computer's GPU or CPU. I just need it for light gaming, such as battlefield 2, team fortress 2, halo 2, etc. I can still run them now, but it can get laggy sometimes with the graphics and it doesn't feel smooth playing them. My computer specs are:
AMD Athlon X 2 5050e @ 2.6 Ghz
Ati Radeon HD 3200 256mb
4GB of ram.
320 GB harddrive


for some reasom, my integraded HD 3200 graphics has 2.6 GB of shared ram. I think its the GPU problem because i'm only doing light gaming. Also, i only have about 80$ to spend on uprgading? upgrading to what would make the most out of my investment?

Thanks
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  1. Well both CPU and GPU are weak. But your GPU is much weaker than the CPU.

    What power supply (PSU) do you have and how many amps are on the +12v rails. It would be best if you can take a picture of the PSU's sticker which list all the specs.

    Also, what motherboard do you have? I'm guessing it is probably an old one what has a PCI-e 1.0 or PCI-e 1.1 slot.
  2. 6670, buy it...have a time
  3. your gpu is really really really bad. How to tell its weak is if you try to play a game and it lags on higher resolutions the its the gpu.
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