Is this an effective upgrade? Tags: CPUs FPS Phenom Last response: November 29, 2012 4:06 AM in CPUs Share hambae November 29, 2012 3:18:06 AM I currently have a PC with AMD Phenom 8650,3 core processor 4gb ram Nvidia Geforce 9300gs Will getting a Phenom 4X 940 (AM2+) be an effective upgrade for 60$? I mostly play minecraft at 40~65 fps, how much more fps can I get from the Phenom X4 940? -Thanks More about : effective upgrade | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to hambae Register or log in to remove hambae November 29, 2012 3:23:32 AM Or should I get an HD 6770 Which should get me more FPS(PS: gonna get a new computer on January, GPU,CPU Only for part time use) | Report abuse Reply to hambae dragonsamus November 29, 2012 4:06:25 AM If you want more frames then a better gpu would help more than a better cpu. | Report abuse Reply to dragonsamus Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>Is this an effective upgrade?> Related ressources: ForumWhat would be a more effective upgrade for gaming? ForumCost effective way 2 upgrade 2 computers 2 Win 7? ForumCost effective upgrade . ForumAny cost effective options to upgrade my PC to use higher settings on Skyrim? ForumCost- effective platform upgrade ? ForumCost Effective Upgrade ForumAdvice on System, upgrade path, Cost effective , etc. ForumMost effective upgrade ForumMost Effective Upgrade ForumCost- effective upgrade ? ForumWhat single upgrade will be the most effective ? ForumReccomendation on extremely cost- effective office/gaming build ForumCost Effective Upgrades for my Gaming Desktop ForumI am looking for the most cost effective upgrade ForumMost cost- effective , long term upgrade ForumCoolerMaster V8 clicking/flapping ForumCPU Upgrade Help ForumFan runs full speed after CPU upgrade ForumFan VERY loud after CPU upgrade ForumIs my Rig ok with this TEMP? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !