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Would an i7 970 be a worthwhile upgrade over my current cpu?
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Gaming wise no since you're at 4.2GHz already. Most 970s max out @ 4.2GHz anyways without a custom loop, even with a loop.

If you do other things like encoding and such, even benching, then get the 970.
    
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Depends on what the cost is...

For the most part Id say no, even if you encode & stuff your not going to see a huge difference in encoding times...

Unless its real cheap, then by all means go for it. Otherwise just wait
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