Do I need to upgrade my processor? What should I get?

  Bieny88 18:04 30 Mar 2015
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Hi all, I'll make it short.

My PC suffers from "graphics lag" playing games like Diablo III and most First person shooters, any game that has a lot going on at one time, really.

I'm sure it's my outdated processor but I'm not sure what the best buy is to go with my £150 budget.

Here are my PC specs:

Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad CPU. Q6600 @ 2.4ghz Memory: 4096 MB Graphics card: AMD Radeon R7200 series.

Does my processor let my system down? if so which processor would be the best buy for my budget?

  SparkyJack 13:04 01 Apr 2015

The short answer is 'Do not mess with trying to swap CPU's The reason is the mother board has other I/C's the chip set that are matched to that existingv processr. You might take a look at the graphics card which being AMD may not be a good match.

If the machine is a desktop trycreturning to the onboard graphics

  Daisy_Michael 15:09 02 Apr 2015

It depends on the motherboard you've; see what processors are compatible with your motherboard and this would help you choose the best possible one.

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