Installed Q6600, running at stock speed of 2.4GHz! Couldn't believe my eyes when suddenly GTA IV works without a hiccup, FC3 looks much better, Sims 3 is snappy, gorgeous. Man, I don't know why I didn't do it a long time ago. All these while sticking to crappy E7400(Sorry dude!). I tried my best...
^^ I'm convinced that Q6600 indeed will give boost in terms of overall performance, but I'm asking mainly for GTA IV! Anyways, I contacted seller and I'm sure I will get it. Let's wait and see!
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Can I use my HSF for Q6600 as well? Seller has no HSF with him it seems!
Yes, I do have 64bit OS bro!
GTA IV. GTA V, I'm already done with it. But somehow, after looking at cool mods of GTA IV, I was intrigued to try it out.
Thanks for the link BTW! At least now I know my PC can handle GTA V too!
But would it be better than E7400?
So as you know, I tried to play GTA IV couple of days before and even with an GPU upgrade(GTX 750Ti), I didn't see huge improvements. So, after lot of digging online, find that Quad core makes hell a lot of sense to play GTA IV.
Since I'm very short on budget, my search for old Quads began! I...