If buying a powerful processor increase game frame rates Tags: CPUs Games Intel i7 Processors Last response: March 4, 2013 9:08 AM in CPUs Share mouthtastelikecorpse March 4, 2013 8:50:34 AM Hello,i'm buying an intel core i7 next month and i just want to know if it will increase framerates on games i play. because it kinda lags on some games. my current specs: amd athlon x3 455 HD7770 1gb 2gb ram i will also upgrade my ram to 8gb. will it improve my games ? thanks More about : buying powerful processor increase game frame rates simon12 a c 101 à CPUs March 4, 2013 9:08:23 AM If your CPU is at 100% usage when you get the FPS drops then yes but most games will be limited by the 7770 (all games if you get an i7) or the 2Gb RAM. If you are upgrading just for gaming a new GPU & 4Gb+ RAM makes more sense maybe with a 965BE. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources FYI: Your FRAME RATES and your SOUND CARD Forum Disappointing Frame Rates in Arkham City Forum How to increase frame rate in flight simulator x Forum I can't run farcry 2 max setting without low frame rates . Forum My 512MB Nvidia GTS 250 gives higher frame rates in Witcher 2, then my 1GB HD695 Forum Nvidia 9500 GT Inconsistent frame rates Forum Friend has some frame rate issues Forum Game crashes, stuttering, Huge fluctuations in frame rates Forum Will ram increase my frame rate for gaming Forum Frame rate drop while gaming Forum BFG 8800GT OC2 - Low frame rates . Forum Low Frame Rate in WoW with new PC Forum How can i improve frame rates and resoloution with my old computer? Forum PSU Help Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !