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I see you have a 24 inch monitor. High resolutions are GPU bound meaning that the GPU plays the bigger role. For 1280x1024 and below, the CPU plays a bigger role.

I doubt you will be able to get your E4500 to 4Ghz without some serious cooling.
    
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i ment get a E8400 to 4.0Ghz

i have a scythe mugen it keeps my cpu at 30 to 20C
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You will more then fine. For example in today's games GPUs are the most important thing. You CPU @ 3000 will preform lets say 5% slower then @3600. Also if you want to take the bottleneck just crank up the AA and AF and you are done.
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