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post #1 of 20
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Hi,

The 3570k and 3770k have arrived at my local computer shop! (Canadacomputers)
My only problem is the price, which is where I need some advice.

3570k - $325
3770k - $370

Originally, I was going to get the 3570k because I assumed it would be $100 cheaper, but now that it is only $45 cheaper, is it worth it to buy the 3770k instead?

I'm hoping to pull the trigger within the hour before stock goes away, so I need some advice! frown.gif

Thanks in advance!
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post #2 of 20
It depends on what you're going to do with it; if you're just gaming, surfing etc, then you don't need hyperthreading.
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post #3 of 20
I'd go for the 3770k as its not that much more, and newer games are seeing performance benefits from the extra threads smile.gif
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post #4 of 20
Go with the 3770k, so then you're never plagued with buyer remorse on $45.
 
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post #5 of 20
Get the 3770k or you will wish you did down the road. That price difference is so small and besides that the price seems inflated on the i5 where the i7 seems priced closer to what it should be.
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post #6 of 20
3770K. $45 is not a big difference, if it was $100, id get the 3570K
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post #7 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by candy_van View Post

It depends on what you're going to do with it; if you're just gaming, surfing etc, then you don't need hyperthreading.

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post #8 of 20
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I ended up going with the 3770k. Thanks for the help everyone! smile.gif
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post #9 of 20
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Originally Posted by L36 View Post

3770K. $45 is not a big difference, if it was $100, id get the 3570K

This. It'll cost you way more than $45 to upgrade to the 3770k in the future if/when you decide you want more threads.
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Where do you get them guys? Are they availbale in Europe or what?
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