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? 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWhere can I find a good mechanical keyboard? ForumWhat to upgrade when haswell comes out? ForumWhen should I upgrade my CPU? ForumWhen to upgrade? ForumWhen would you recommend an upgrade? ForumI just don't know when to upgrade, when should I upgrade? ForumMy HP a6650f computer keeps crashing when i am playing MMO games. Upgraded my vi Forum[Solved] What kind of power supply would I need when i upgrade my build? ForumWhen do you really upgrade? Forum[Solved] Value for money when upgrade to MoBo's max More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !