Solved Core i3-530, can it run new games? Tags: CPUs Core Games HD Last response: May 15, 2012 9:02 AM in CPUs Share KUR0KO May 15, 2012 7:37:42 AM Hi folks, I was planning to upgrade to Ivy Bridge but was disappointed with its performace I'm using a Core i3-530 @2.93GHz and its HD Graphics 1000 IGP If I upgrade my PSU and buy a HD 7770, will it be able to run BF3, Dragon Age 2, Saints Row 3, Shogun 2, etc? In short: will i3-530 + HD 7770 run games smoothly @720p? Thanx More about : core 530 run games Best solution gary1 a b à CPUs May 15, 2012 7:44:45 AM Should be fine at 1280x720, low to mid settings. Share KUR0KO May 15, 2012 7:49:00 AM low to mid, is it because of the card or the CPU? m 0 l Related resources Will the Core i3-530 suffice for modern day gaming? - Forum will an intel core i3 run the new games that are coming out - Forum Can core2quad still run new games - Forum Core i3-530 with HD 7750 mobo asus p7h55-v - Forum Will the i3-530 bottleneck in gaming? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer gary1 a b à CPUs May 15, 2012 7:50:17 AM Both. The 7770 isn't particularly a very strong card, and those games are pretty demanding on both the CPU and GPU. m 0 l KUR0KO May 15, 2012 7:57:48 AM Ok. Thanx m 0 l KUR0KO May 15, 2012 7:58:03 AM Best answer selected by KUR0KO. m 0 l Simo606 May 15, 2012 9:02:49 AM That HD 7770 is better than mine and I run BF3 on low - med at 1920 x 1200 with hardly any noticeable lag. Here you can see mine vs. the HD 7770: http://www.hwcompare.com/12029/geforce-8800-gt-512mb-vs... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWill an AMD Athlon ii 2.7ghz dual core processor be able to run games? Forum SolvedSafe temps for core i3-530? Forum Solved450w enough for Core i3-530? Forum Solvedwhich games cani run ony intel Pentium dual core 3.0 ghz processor 2 GB RAM 1 GB graphic card Forum SolvedI've got a gt630 2gb DDR3 128 bit. 4 gb of ram and a intel core g2030 3GHz can i run games like Assasin's creed 4 Black Flag ? Forum SolvedCan quad core run games that required dual core? Forum SolvedHELP....my new laptop run all games at 30 fps!!! Forum SolvedCan Intel core i3 3210 run next-gen games? Forum SolvedDoes Intel core i5 support Directx 11 and can it run Directx 11 games? Forum SolvedCan core 2 quad q9705 run smoothly next-gen high graphics games? Forum SolvedNew i3-530 for an old P6T mob Forum SolvedCan my computer run new upcoming games? Forum can i run fifa 14,pes 14,virtua tennis2 and need for speed games with processor 3.0 core2duo (6mb cache) 4 gb ram and AMD RADE Forum SolvedCan the new laptop I want run games such as titanfall? Forum SolvedWhat Games Can My New Build Run ? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !