Im buying a I5 CPU and new motherboard to upgrade from my AMD Phenom 2.4 x4 I. The I5 im getting is Quad Core with 2.8 GHZ. IS this a good upgrade? Will this be a good performance differance? Thanks guys :D. I have 4GB and GTS 250 1GB to go with it. But il upgrade to GTX 460 2GB SLI. Is this a good upgrade CPU and Motherboard?
It will be faster but your CPU will bottleneck your performance if you go with 2 GTX 460's
PS the GTX 460 1GB can run pretty much any current game maxed out at 1920x1080 with no problem
no need for SLI, by the time you need the extra performance, there will be a new card that is similarly priced but much faster.
answered Dec 28 '10 at 16:07