CPU or GPU For Gaming Tags: CPUs GPUs Last response: December 6, 2012 9:38 AM in CPUs Share torres December 6, 2012 5:15:34 AM Hi i am in the process of upgrading my system since its a little old. My current System CPU: i5 2500K Stock MOBO:MSI h67 GPU:GTX 460 1G OC Cyclone Ram:8g I was thinking of getting a GTX 660 ti but i also want a i7 3770K. What do you guys think will be the better upgrade. Also i just got far cry 3 so this will be mainly for that. More about : cpu gpu gaming hugh117 December 6, 2012 5:57:46 AM There wont be much performance difference from the i5 to the i7, your best of getting the gtx 660 or something like a 7870 esrever a b à CPUs December 6, 2012 5:59:28 AM GPU 100%. upgrading cpu will give you nothing. Related resources CPU and GPU can't decide for a first time gaming build. please help - Forum Gaming CPU and GPU - Forum GPU and CPU gaming temperature highs: Laptop Shutoff - Forum What CPU+GPU gives me a better gaming experience? - Forum New GPU or CPU for better performance in gaming ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer torres December 6, 2012 8:41:19 AM Thanks i will be getting a gtx 660. mi1ez a b à CPUs December 6, 2012 8:49:38 AM GPU. Gotsta be! milkshakez7z December 6, 2012 8:55:11 AM Go for the GPU, but also OC that cpu! darth pravus a b à CPUs December 6, 2012 9:08:23 AM +1 for OCing your CPU and a new GPU. You will see no FPS difference from getting an i7 sam_p_lay a b à CPUs December 6, 2012 9:31:37 AM +2 to that. Nice choice of GPU also, that's what I'd buy if I was buying a new one now. EDIT: Just noticed the chipset... don't think you can OC on that? darth pravus a b à CPUs December 6, 2012 9:38:52 AM That's true. New Mobo required Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumMobo/ GPU/CPU advice wanted-for gaming on tight budget ForumSeeking Advice for New GPU , CPU , RAM, and possibly Mobo for Gaming Rig ForumCPU/GPU for hardcore gaming and high end visual rendering programs ForumQuestion about CPU and GPU when gaming ? ForumBetter CPU or GPU for gaming ForumSpend money on GPU or CPU for gaming ? ForumWhich CPU/GPU combination for gaming ? ForumPC Shuts down during gaming -Overheating CPU and GPU inspite of good ps ForumGaming PC Build $500+ ( CPU+PSU+GPU ) ForumNew CPU , GPU , RAM and Mobo for a cold and quiet budget gaming PC Forum500w PSU ForumCPU & GPU upgrade.please help. ForumCpu and gpu ForumNeed advice on building a gaming rig (cpu noob) ForumDo I need to upgrade my CPU before installing these parts? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !