Looking for compatible upgrade

marathonturtle

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Hey everyone

I built my PC back in 2009 with these specs

-ATI radeon 4870
-Gigabyte GA-MA770-UD3
-650 Watt PSU
-AMD Phenom II
-4GB DDR2 Ram

And now at least two of those parts have become a tad dated for more demanding games such as Skyrim and Saints Row - The Third

Mainly my CPU, because both those games are pretty heavy on the CPU, and my dual core just is not cutting it.

So i'm wondering if you guys would know of a decent upgrade for my cpu, compatible with the rest of my parts.

Also would it be possible to reasonably overclock my CPU without it overheating?

Thanks
 

marathonturtle

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Yeah, i have never been familiar with overclocking so i don't really know.

Though the heat sink i have is the one that came stock with my cpu. So i'm not sure that's the best.
 

Upgrade to a cooler master hyper 212 :)
 

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