CPU future upgrade? Tags: CPUs Last response: October 9, 2012 6:17 AM in CPUs Share MrKopaka1016 October 9, 2012 4:30:11 AM Dear People of the forums, Currently my rig has a Phenom X4 980 that runs at 3.7 Ghz stock clock. And basically my question is if i should consider upgrading in the next year or 2. Any thoughts or replies would be great. Thank you. Current Uses: Gaming; BF3, Skyrim, Diablo 3 and future games. Future Uses: Engineering; Auto CAD. More about : cpu future upgrade allanitomwesh a b à CPUs October 9, 2012 5:45:52 AM Come back in two years,I'll tell you the best you can get. m 0 l dodger46 a b à CPUs October 9, 2012 6:17:03 AM Generally Auto CAD along with photo /video editing are more demanding than gaming, so the more cores and RAM you have the better... who knows, in two years we may be looking at 32 cores and terrabytes of RAM.... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedwill i have enough power? will my cpu handle my future upgrade? Forum SolvedFuture CPU upgrade Forum SolvedAsus M5A97 2.0 good enough for future CPU Upgrades? Forum Good budget cpu/mobo with room for future upgrade Forum Future CPu upgrade Help - Do i rebuy windows? Forum Future CPU upgrade. Forum Future CPU upgrade Advice Forum Future proof cpu upgrade: Forum CPU future upgrade. Forum Can i upgrade GPU in the future with current CPU Forum Reasonable cpu now. upgrade to ib in future? Forum Future CPU Upgrade Possibilities Forum If I get i7 now.. Upgrade question for future cpu Forum Future CPU Upgrade Forum Lga 1155 or 1150 socket? (Considering future cpu upgrades) Forum Future CPU Upgrades? Forum future CPU upgrades on an Asus P5W-DH Deluxe? Forum SolvedCase fan help please! (For future upgrade) Forum SolvedA CPU for my rig with less possibility for bottlenecking in the future? Forum SolvedGoing to build a gaming pc and oc the cpu in the future Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !