Another Need Advice on Upgrades! Tags: Prebuilt Systems Last response: August 2, 2012 11:35 PM in Systems Share wolfsense August 2, 2012 11:04:27 PM I am starting to have some troubles with stuttering and low fps in a game I play and wanted to know what I should look to upgrade first, with about $200-300 in hand now. Thank you in advance Processor Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz Mobo - ASUSTeK P5N-D BIOS Revision 0502 Memory - 2x2gb DDR2 400MHz GPU - NVIDIA GTX 560 1gb PSU - THermaltake TR2 RX 750W The last two were relatively recent replacements to this aging machine. Hard Drive is 300gb nothing special i am running win 7 home 64 bit. Thanks for your time and thoughts More about : advice upgrades | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Kamen_BG August 2, 2012 11:35:04 PM Motherboard - MSI B75MA-E33 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CPU - Intel Core i5 2310 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Memory - G.Skill Ares 2x4GB 1600 CL9 1.5V http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... This upgrade should take care of most FPS drops. | Report abuse geekapproved August 2, 2012 11:35:18 PM i3-2120 (or wait for Ivy i3)/8GB DDR3-1333/H61 for about $200 OR i5-3470/8GB DDR3-1333/H77 for about $300. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Another Need Advice on Upgrades!> Related ressources: ForumNeed advice on upgrade(s ) ForumGuild Wars 2 Hardware Upgrades ? Need Advice / Suggestions! ForumNeed Advice on Upgrades for BF3 PC ForumNeed Advice on Component Upgrades Please ! :) ForumBuying another 7850 (crossfire) need help! ForumNeed Advice on upgrades ForumAnother Budget Build: Advice , ideas, comments, etc. ForumAdvice on best upgrades for my gaming pc? Specs listed ForumAdvice needed on upgrades . Velociraptor or Raid 0? ForumAnother new pc builder asking the community for advice :-) ForumI know another piledriver question... but please read need advice ForumAnother $1500 build - Need advice ! Forum600$ Upgrades CPU/RAM/Motherboard Need advice ForumTime for another build... need suggestions $750-850 budget ForumNeed advice for upgrading my computer to play games like MW3 and BF3 Forum[Homebuilt] Advice on Upgrades ForumAdvice for upgrades to my computer so i can play SWTOR ForumGaming Build: Budget $2,300 ForumNeed help on a build for less then 675 ForumDoing my first computer build and need some opinions. More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !