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 m 0 l esrever a b à CPUs December 6, 2012 5:59:28 AM GPU 100%. upgrading cpu will give you nothing. m 0 l Related resources Is this GPU with this CPU good enough for gaming - Forum upgrade my cpu or gpu for gaming - Forum Gaming benefits/downsides to overclocking RAM, CPU, and GPU - Forum What CPU and GPU for custom build gaming PC? - Forum Best cpu and gpu for 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. m 0 l mi1ez a b à CPUs December 6, 2012 8:49:38 AM GPU. Gotsta be! m 0 l milkshakez7z December 6, 2012 8:55:11 AM Go for the GPU, but also OC that cpu! m 0 l 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 m 0 l 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? m 0 l darth pravus a b à CPUs December 6, 2012 9:38:52 AM That's true. New Mobo required m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBetter to upgrade my CPU or GPU ?(for gaming) Forum SolvedBetter to upgrade my CPU or GPU ?(for gaming) Forum SolvedBest gaming upgrades for Dell Optiplex 740 MiniTower for $300-$400 Changing GPU, PSU, RAM CPU and Mobo Forum Solvedcpu or gpu witch is better for gaming Forum Solvedgaming rig modification (cpu,gpu) ... help Forum SolvedWhich upgrade path for 1080p 30 gaming? CPU or GPU first? Forum SolvedBudget 250$ gaming cpu + gpu Forum SolvedBudget build Computer for Media/light gaming. Need help Choosing GPU and CPU!! Forum SolvedIs there any way to calculate the likely gaming performance of a specific CPU+GPU combination? Forum SolvedGaming build (CPU, GPU, Motherboard) Forum SolvedUpgrade Help Requested - Gaming PC (CPU, GPU, mobo, PSU) Forum SolvedBest GPU and CPU configuration for ULTRA Gaming? Forum SolvedBudget Gaming PC with i5-4670k CPU and GTX 760/770 GPU Forum Solvedwhat is the best combination of CPU ,GPU and RAM for gaming? Forum SolvedBudget gaming cpu for a high-end a gpu? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !