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dschutt84 54 months ago

Currently own a 3570k OC at 4.2ghz. Is it worth upgrading the CPU to a 4970k or to a 3770k which would be a lot cheaper due to not buying a MB. Yes i know i wont be getting any FPS gains.

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asesnic 1 Build 1 point 54 months ago

If you need more threads, yes. Otherwise, no, you'd just be wasting your money.

dschutt84 submitter 3 Builds 1 point 54 months ago

personally i dont but i just have money to spend. Just getting bored of my i5 and want something new.

fcabanski 2 points 54 months ago

Why would you spend money just to spend money? There will be no performance increase. If you want to throw away the money, I can give you my Paypal address. Sending the money to me will do you just as much good as upgrading your CPU.

asesnic 1 Build 1 point 54 months ago

Then its up to you. For gaming though you'd be better off with a graphics upgrade.