Upgrading from i3 to i5: CPU and Motherboard Choices
Hello, I'm looking to upgrade my cpu, as I've been hitting 100% Cpu usage while running BF3 on low, and upgrade my motherboard alongside the CPU is necessary. It looking to upgrade the cpu to achieve medium settings at 60fps, unless that is unrealistic with my gpu. The computer I'm running it a Gateway DX4840-11e With a custom GPU and PSU.
Specs: CPU: Intel i3 550 @ 3.2GHz GPU: XFX Radeon 6870 1GB DDR5 PSU: Corsair GS500 Ram: 8gb Running an extra 120mm fan in the rear of the computer.