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 SolvedReccommend A Perfect Upgrade. Forum SolvedRam Upgrade; DDR3 or DDR4 Forum SolvedSamsung 840 Evo Desktop Upgrade Kit vs Basic (SSD Only) Kit Forum SolvedASUS P5LD2-SE Cpu upgrade Forum SolvedNeed some advice, upgrade versus new build (gaming) Forum SolvedWhat should I upgrade next?? Forum Solvedintel 2 duo core upgrade to i5-2400 @3.1GHz? Forum SolvedLooking for a Build with Good Future/upgrade ready Components. Forum SolvedI wanna upgrade my rig for gaming Forum Solvedcpu upgrade help Forum SolvedBudget CrossFire upgrade. Worth it? Forum SolvedUpgrade CPU or GPU first for gaming? Forum SolvedI am planning to upgrade my Unit, Please Help. Forum SolvedWhat cpu can i upgrade to? Forum SolvedWhat to upgrade Forum SolvedWorth to upgrade from 280x to gtx 970 Forum SolvedHi, I want to upgrade my graphics card Forum SolvedWorth upgrade from 8GB 1333 MHZ to 8GB 1600 MHZ? Forum SolvedShould i upgrade my memory? Forum SolvedBetter Upgrade CPU+MOBO or GPU? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !