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Old 06-02-2012, 11:55 AM   #1
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Exclamation should I change my processor for the new graphic card

I want to buy a new gtx 560 graphic card should I change my processor ? or it will work probably ?
its dual core 3.2 GHz
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Old 06-02-2012, 12:02 PM   #2
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I don't think it's necessary, but it MIGHT improve performance in games.
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Old 06-02-2012, 12:29 PM   #3
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What going to improve your performance more is getting rid of all the useless background, service, and DRM programs.

Type in msconfig in the run (XP) or search (vista/win7). Go to start up tab and uncheck all the needless programs. If you don't know what it does google it.

Type in services.msc. Find all the non-MS services and set them to disable or manual. If you don't know the services google it. For MS services you should google "how to make your (XP/Vista/Win7) run faster" to find out which MS services can be disable without any effect.

Personally I buy a new CPU before a new video card. However video cards are cheaper than CPU because you might not need to upgrade your motherboard and everything that comes with it.
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Old 06-02-2012, 12:33 PM   #4
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What dual core 3.2GHz CPU do you have?
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Old 06-02-2012, 02:15 PM   #5
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It's usually best to assemble a whole new system rather than upgrading one component at a time. You'll avoid bottlenecks and incompatibilities this way.
Of course, you can keep your perephials and other timeless components.
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