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lookin to see how much better this chip should be. ect gaming rendering ect and what sort of oc can they reach (birthday was today so hopefully have some extra cash to spend on a better cpu)
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An SSD would be a better purchase.
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If you do allot of rendering/encoding, go for it.
Two extra cores, although not all applications will use them.

If your really going to blow $200, consider getting a 2500k?
    
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If you do allot of rendering/encoding, go for it.
Two extra cores, although not all applications will use them.

If your really going to blow $200, consider getting a 2500k?
cant just go get a 2500k atm (would love to) but im currently studying and not working
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Your trading a dual-core with HT fir a quad core without it and a lower base clock. While I can see some applications (gaming included) where this would be beneficial just for the four physical cores, honestly I don't know that I would go that route... Your better off saving the cash and going for a 1155 build with a 2500k for not much more on the CPU side of things and selling your current mobo and CPU to buy a new mobo.
    
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Alright, i you want to stay 1156, then yeah, the 760 would be worthwhile. It's not a slouch chip by any standards.
    
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i also notice while gaming my cpu usage does hit 100% alot causing my 560 to drop in usage alot so thought it might help with that, and help produce extra fps (hopefully)
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If you're just a gamer and can get a nice overclock on that 650 then no not worth it IMO.
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post #9 of 47
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If you're just a gamer and can get a nice overclock on that 650 then no not worth it IMO.
ive got it runnin @ 4.5ghz and im noticing it hit 100% usage (only game steam and teamspeak running) and games start to get stuttery
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Your trading a dual-core with HT fir a quad core without it and a lower base clock. While I can see some applications (gaming included) where this would be beneficial just for the four physical cores, honestly I don't know that I would go that route... Your better off saving the cash and going for a 1155 build with a 2500k for not much more on the CPU side of things and selling your current mobo and CPU to buy a new mobo.
hmmm kinda makin me think that seems a good idea tbh. i dont know how much i would get for my cpu and mobo though since its a micro board
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