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Old 12-05-2012, 04:11 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Is there anything that can improve my frames in games such as a better CPU or GPU? I noticed that I lose frames when I think I should be doing fine. I think I'm bottlenecking my game speed by having a slower CPU. Opinions pros?
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Old 12-05-2012, 07:51 AM   #2 (permalink)
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the cpu is most likely what is holding you back.

Is this a custom computer? what model is the motherboard? what is the model of the power supply?
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If you're gonna buy another APU of higher model and clock speed. Try getting an ATI card, from the 6700 or 6800 series for you to be able to utilize AMD's Dual Graphics Technology on their APU's which is what you have.
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What games and is your card the regular 560 or ti? If it is non-TI then that is your problem depending on what game you are playing.
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I don't have the TI version, this is basically my computer it's been altered because I wanted alittle more power out of it. HP Pavilion p7-1254 Desktop PC Product Specifications | HP® Support I tend to lose frames on games with bigger environments on Guild Wars, really I just wanted to upgrade really.
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I understand you want to upgrade but your hold back there is the GPU. Less VRAM to hold more textures and less power to process said textures when you are tossing it more to do.
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