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Looking for a new Processor.

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February 11, 2013 4:19:00 PM

I am looking for update my computer before i go into college because I think I might need to...Although its more for gaming XD
Anyway, at the moment I have the FX-4100 3.6 GHZ. Now I was looking for upgrade the processor to maybe AMD (Trinity) A10-5800K Black Edition Quad-Core 3.8 GHZ but I am not to sure whether I will witness much of a difference Thank you. If it helps to anyone I have a XFX 7770 card which I might crossfire with another one depending on money but thats just a little information i wanted to add in. If i did this what motherboard should i get because at the moment i have gigabyte M68MT-S2 with only one pci slot so if you would suggest one that would be grand that you.

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February 11, 2013 4:34:46 PM

Get fx 6300.it would be good upgrade.
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February 11, 2013 4:41:30 PM

The A10-5800K will not be an upgrade, the FX-4100 doesn't bottleneck your current card, so what you need is a better card if you want more fps.
You have to get a new motherboard for the FX-6300, it doesn't support the FX-6300, if you want to.

http://www.gigabyte.com/support-downloads/cpu-support-p...
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February 11, 2013 4:42:35 PM

Your motherboard does not support AMD's new line of processors, so the best CPU you can get right now is the FX 8120, which for gaming won't be a significant upgrade over your FX 4100.
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