Do I need a better CPU or GPU?

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I have a GTX 760 and an AMD FX-6350, games like Watch Dogs 2 struggle a lot

Best Answer:

leon: Ideally both, but upgrade the CPU first. If you want to just replace the CPU, get an FX-8350. A better upgrade (and more expensive too) would be to wait for AMD Zen (high-end in January, low-end in March) and buy an SR3 (essentially an i7-6700K) for $150. You would also need a new motherboard and DDR4 for that though.

Other answer:

leon:
Probably true.
You could get some more performance by:
Cleaning up registry if a Windows machine
Limit what is loaded on power up with msconfig.exe
Disk cleanup with Windows Disk clean or Ccleaner
Have 25% empty space on every letter drive
Put in more RAM and/or an SSD for system and games
Limit resolution
Overclock MB and video if possible
Install more cooling fans or do liquid cooling.
Tomdudecool:
your CPU is great. wait a minute, those are better than the recommended specs for watchdogs 2, it's due to background apps or ram.
Aerialnine:
Of course it struggles…….that AMD processor is down in the bare min requirements…( bare min fx 6120 ) the 6350 is around barely 10% better…
The gtx 760 bare min specs a gtx 660…the 660 outperforms the 760….

So right off the bat……your down in the barely to run the game on low low settings….

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