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. 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.... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumFuture CPU upgrade ForumFuture proof cpu upgrade : ForumReasonable cpu now. upgrade to ib in future ? ForumFuture CPU Upgrade Possibilities ForumCPU future upgrade . ForumBest 7950 for overclocking, crossfire, in future crossfire vs upgrade ? ForumCan i upgrade GPU in the future with current CPU ForumFuture CPU Upgrade ForumBest combo future proof upgrade with i5/i7? ForumWhich motherboard should I get for a future upgrade ? ForumGaming Build and Future Upgrade ForumIntel or AMD for future CPU upgrades ForumUpgrade time! Improving current PC for future . Forumcpu with integrated graphics, future proof, which one ForumFuture CPU Upgrades? Forum500w PSU More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !