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so, today Ive bought myself a 20" Widescreen display today, after I couldn't bare with my old fat one anymore...
Together with my new display, I plan to buy either a new CPU or a new GPU (no money for both at the moment), so I thought which might be the better upgrade - which might bring a real FPS increase...
Concerning FPS, I only really care about World of Warcraft performance, as that's the game I mainly play!
Operating System: Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
Processor: AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4400+ (2 CPUs), ~2.3GHz
Memory: 2048MB RAM
GPU: Elitegroup GeForce 8600 GT 512MB | PCIe
So, I got the choice between either a:
- Nvidia Geforce GTS 250 with 512 MB
- AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 6000+ (2x 3.1GHz)
My questions would be:
- Taking my new display and its higher resolution (1680 x 1050) into account, which of the two brings me the better FPS increase in World of Warcraft (or generally?)
(If it is the CPU, is the 8600GT capable of handling a 1680 x 1050 resolution?)
- Is a Geforce GTS 250 with 1024 MB necessary for a 1680 x 1050 resolution, or are 512 MB enough?
Thanks for the help!!