You may have the best processor already, it is in there and basically free. What are the rest of the specs for your machine and what do you do with it? Are you finding the cpu running at a high percentage a lot?
Usually memory is the first thing to add to increase performance. Cleaning out junk and defragmenting the hard drive goes a long way. Also not having a bunch of programs you don't use regularly running on the taskbar. A decent video cardmight be a worthwhile investment
The GX 260 supports the following processors -
Intel Celeron Processors
1.7 GHz Internal - 400 Mhz FSB
Intel Willamette Processors
1.8 GHz Internal - 400 Mhz FSB
1.9 GHz Internal - 400 Mhz FSB
2.0 GHz Internal - 400 Mhz FSB
Intel Northwood Processors
2.0 GHz Internal - 400 MHz FSB
2.26 GHz Internal - 400 MHz FSB
2.4 GHz Internal - 400 MHz FSB
2.26 GHz Internal - 533 MHz FSB
2.4 GHz Internal - 533 MHz FSB
2.53 GHz Internal - 533 MHz FSB
Well, my computer has been able to handle anything I've needed it to up until now. I use it for gaming mostly, and I recently got a new game (Age of Conan) and my computer is having problems running it. The only problem I could find was my CPU being too slow. I have 2 gigs of memory, which I am told is the most I can have in my computer, and a nvidia GeForce 6800 GS/XT. I tried defraging just the other day, and it helped, but not enough. I almost have no programs on the taskbar unless I am using them. So, should I just invest in getting a new computer?
How do I check the percentage of the CPU?