Performance problem

Can you change the processor from amd fx 6100 to amd fx 8350 black edition I bought it like this a couple weeks ago and the 6100 seems laggy doing heavy games and misc task should I try that or try over clocking it ?
the graphics does just fine to me between 40fps to 70fps maxx.
Any help would be greatly appreciated

HERE ARE THE SPECS
Operating System
Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
CPU
AMD FX-6100
Zambezi 32nm Technology
RAM
4.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 666MHz (9-9-9-24)
Motherboard
ECS A960M-MV (CPU 1)
Graphics
STD HDMI TV (1768x992@30Hz)
2047MB NVIDIA GeForce GT 610 (PNY)
Storage
465GB TOSHIBA DT01ACA050 ATA Device (SATA)
Optical Drives
HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GH24NSB0 ATA Device
Audio
NVIDIA High Definition Audio
 

cliffordcooley

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I bought it like this a couple weeks ago and the 6100 seems laggy doing heavy games

Graphics
2047MB NVIDIA GeForce GT 610 (PNY)
There is no wonder your gaming is laggy with a GT 610. GT 610 is not a gaming card. For gaming get yourself a 650 or better. I personally have a GTX 660. With a better graphics adapter you should be fine with the FX-6100. Make sure your power supply will support a better graphics adapter as well.
 
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Would 480 Watt Peak High Efficiency ATX PSU work its been awhile and im a little rusty on computers theyre alot different from my old anthlon
 

cliffordcooley

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http://www.geforce.com/hardware/desktop-gpus/geforce-gtx-660/specifications

The specifications for the GTX 660 calls for a 450W or greater. The GTX 650 Ti calls for a 400W or greater. I wouldn't try a GTX 670 as it calls for a 500W, and 480W is under spec.

With that said though you could probably run a GTX 670 in a system with only 400W's of power. The specifications are made with lots of headroom and calculated for the average system running every component at full power. Which powering every component is hardly ever done, making the recommended power overkill. Still though, I will never advise using less than the recommended. So even though you probably could run a GTX 670 (and 680 for that matter), nVidia does not recommend it, and I have chosen to trust in their generic judgement.