When To Upgrade Tags: CPUs Battlefield Last response: December 8, 2012 6:32 AM in CPUs Share melikepie a b à CPUs December 8, 2012 6:10:45 AM I have a AMD FX 8120 I set to 4.2GHz because games like BF3 were experiencing "miner" lag at lower speeds. When should I get a new CPU because it seems like I should get one of em fancy i5s. More about : upgrade anxiousinfusion a b à CPUs December 8, 2012 6:28:06 AM I doubt your "minor" lag was because of your CPU. What graphics card are you running? m 0 l melikepie a b à CPUs December 8, 2012 6:32:47 AM anxiousinfusion said:I doubt your "minor" lag was because of your CPU. What graphics card are you running? A 6870. I'm getting a 7970 in the mail. It was fixed when I sped it up, so it's gotta be the CPU. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedits worth to upgrade ??? Forum Solvedits worth to upgrade ??? Forum Solved750ti upgrade help Forum SolvedIm about to do a big upgrade need some general advice. Forum SolvedBest Z77 Motherboard for upgrade Forum SolvedGTX 980 upgrade questions Forum SolvedWhat to upgrade Forum SolvedWorth the upgrade? 670 sli to 970 sli Forum Solvedis this a worth it upgrade? Forum SolvedWhat can i upgrade on my PC that will mostly improve my FPS in games? (specs inside) Forum SolvedWhen will I need to upgrade my pc? Forum Solvedshould I upgrade from 3930k to 5930k Forum SolvedWhat should I upgrade? Forum SolvedPart Upgrade help. Forum SolvedGot a cpu upgrade and now it crashes.... Forum SolvedIf I were to upgrade my graphics card, would my CPU bottleneck my performance? Forum SolvedUpgrade my GPU or build a new system? Forum SolvedI currently have a MSI N660 GTX 660 (OC edition) and am looking for upgrade advice Forum SolvedShould i upgrade the gtx 780 to a gtx 970? Forum SolvedGetting ready to upgrade! Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !