What upgrade would make a more difference Tags: CPUs Battlefield Product Last response: September 4, 2012 4:49 AM in CPUs Share ryantfc175 September 4, 2012 2:08:36 AM Hi there, I am in the process of deciding what to upgrade for my system. I use my comp mainly for gaming specifically BF3. Here are my current specs CPU-Core 2 Quad Q6600 Mobo- Intel DG965WH GPU- Sapphire Radeon HD 4890 PSU- Corsair 750 Watt Ram- 4gb corsair ddr2 Now of those components, Which should be the first to upgrade to improve FPS and bf3 preformance? Links and suggestions would be awesome! Thanks for all the help More about : upgrade make difference amuffin a c 183 à CPUs September 4, 2012 2:15:03 AM The GPU. and an overclock fo the Q6600 to around 3.5ghz. Do you have a budget? ryantfc175 September 4, 2012 2:17:38 AM My mobo is unable to OC my cpu unfortantly. My budget is hopefully under 200$ Related resources Power Supplies: What difference does it make if a PSU has more than 1 - Forum How much difference will more cores make ? - Forum Will this upgrade make any difference ? - Forum Would upgrade make a difference ? - Forum Little upgrade , worth it? make a difference ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer obsama1 a b à CPUs September 4, 2012 2:28:36 AM If you have a Microcenter nearby, the 965 and mobo is $89, so you could get a 7770. If you don't, get a 7850. ryantfc175 September 4, 2012 2:29:44 AM 965? lowjack989 a b à CPUs September 4, 2012 2:54:46 AM LOL...The 965 is an AMD CPU...IMO...Throw a 560Ti in it... ryantfc175 September 4, 2012 2:57:19 AM gotcha ya so general response would be to upgrade the GPU over the CPU at the moment? lowjack989 a b à CPUs September 4, 2012 3:01:43 AM Yeah it is your best option, I would throw the Fastest RAM you can find in it also ryantfc175 September 4, 2012 3:06:22 AM I have a buddy trying to sell a GTX 460 Fermi for 120$ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Would this be an upgrade for my Radeon? WOuld it be worth it? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... amuffin a c 183 à CPUs September 4, 2012 4:49:28 AM Answered in your other thread. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWhat difference does a good motherboeard make ? ForumDoes it make a big difference ? ForumSize of moduels make a difference ? ForumWhat would be a more effective upgrade for gaming? ForumWill Upgrading Q8200 2.33Ghz to i3-2120 3.30Ghz Make a difference ? ForumStorage upgrade -will an SSD/Hybrid drive make a difference ? ForumWhat makes a bigger difference for fps, better CPU or more PCIE lanes? ForumWhat card for this system to make it a few more yrs? ForumGaming mouse+keyboard, did it make a difference ? ForumWhat upgrades would be good to make my Inspron 620 a little more gaming-friendly ForumWhat single component would make the biggest difference ? ForumWhat would make an upgrade to Energy CF-50's ForumLooking to upgrade , can't decide between gfx card or ram, what 's worth it more ? ForumVoltage ForumHow to make a 12V Adapter to ATX from a micro ATX power supply More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !