Overclock.net › Forums › Intel › Intel CPUs › 1100t to 3570k upgrade; worth it?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

1100t to 3570k upgrade; worth it? - Page 2

post #11 of 63
Thread Starter 
First off, thank you guys for all the help and advice! I have decided I am going to buy an i5 3570k right now along with an Asrock Pro 4 motherboard and a Coolermaster Hyper 212 Evo. I am also going to see if I can get a 7970 or another 6970 to crossfire with. Once again, thanks for the help!
post #12 of 63
Actually just made this exact upgrade a few weeks ago.
I've definitely seen an improvement in games, especially Guild Wars 2.
I have it OC'd to 4.4Ghz and haven't had any problems yet.

It's especially worth it if you have a Microcenter.
Got it + ASRock Ex4 for $296 after tax.
Desktop
(22 items)
 
Zen
(7 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 3570K w/ XSPC Raystorm ASRock z77 Extreme4 EVGA GEFORCE GTX 670 FTW Corsair Vengeance (4GB x 2) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Samsung 830-Series 128 GB Seagate 7200 RPM - 1 TB Seagate 7200 RPM - 500 GB XSPC RX360 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
3x GT AP-15's on Rad NZXT Fan Controller ArchLinux -- Gnome DE+ Awesome WM Overlord Tempest X270SE 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Acer G235H 23" Das Keyboard Professional Silent (Browns) Raidmax RX-850AE Cooler Master HAF 932 Full Tower 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Razer DeathAdder Black Edition Xtrac Ripper XXL Klipsch Promedia 2.1 Audio-Technica ATH-M50s  
AudioAudio
Asus Xonar DX Sound Card Mod Mic 2.0 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsHard Drive
Intel Core i5 UX31A Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000 ADATA - 128GB 
OSOSMonitor
ArchLinux Windows 8 RP 13.3" 1080p IPS 
  hide details  
Reply
Desktop
(22 items)
 
Zen
(7 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 3570K w/ XSPC Raystorm ASRock z77 Extreme4 EVGA GEFORCE GTX 670 FTW Corsair Vengeance (4GB x 2) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Samsung 830-Series 128 GB Seagate 7200 RPM - 1 TB Seagate 7200 RPM - 500 GB XSPC RX360 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
3x GT AP-15's on Rad NZXT Fan Controller ArchLinux -- Gnome DE+ Awesome WM Overlord Tempest X270SE 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Acer G235H 23" Das Keyboard Professional Silent (Browns) Raidmax RX-850AE Cooler Master HAF 932 Full Tower 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Razer DeathAdder Black Edition Xtrac Ripper XXL Klipsch Promedia 2.1 Audio-Technica ATH-M50s  
AudioAudio
Asus Xonar DX Sound Card Mod Mic 2.0 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsHard Drive
Intel Core i5 UX31A Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000 ADATA - 128GB 
OSOSMonitor
ArchLinux Windows 8 RP 13.3" 1080p IPS 
  hide details  
Reply
post #13 of 63
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bielijbog View Post

Actually just made this exact upgrade a few weeks ago.
I've definitely seen an improvement in games, especially Guild Wars 2.
I have it OC'd to 4.4Ghz and haven't had any problems yet.
It's especially worth it if you have a Microcenter.
Got it + ASRock Ex4 for $296 after tax.
Wow, that's a dang good deal! he closest Microcenter to me is a 2 hour drive away frown.gif
Ivy Gamer
(13 items)
 
Pics
(1 photos)
HexAMD
(15 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-3570K ASRock Z77 Extreme4 MSI GTX 980 TI Gaming 6G  SAMSUNG 8GB (2 x 4GB) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Ccrucial M500 240GB SSD Crucial M4 128GB SSD SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 1 TB ASUS 24X DVD Burner 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Noctua NH-D14 Windows 7 Ultimate ASUS VH236H Black 23" Antec TruePower 750W 
Case
LIAN LI Lancool PC-K62  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X6 1055T GA-890FXA-UD5 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB 1600 DDR3 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Crucial M4 128GB SSD (Boot drive) 2X SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 1TB (Media, storage, ba... ASUS Black DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit ASUS VH236H Black 23" + Samsung 40" I-ROCKS KR-6820E-BK Black Antec TruePower New TP-750 750W 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
LIAN LI Lancool PC-K62 Logitech MX 518 8 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB Wired Opti XTRAC PADS Ripper Optical Mouse pad 
  hide details  
Reply
Ivy Gamer
(13 items)
 
Pics
(1 photos)
HexAMD
(15 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-3570K ASRock Z77 Extreme4 MSI GTX 980 TI Gaming 6G  SAMSUNG 8GB (2 x 4GB) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Ccrucial M500 240GB SSD Crucial M4 128GB SSD SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 1 TB ASUS 24X DVD Burner 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Noctua NH-D14 Windows 7 Ultimate ASUS VH236H Black 23" Antec TruePower 750W 
Case
LIAN LI Lancool PC-K62  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X6 1055T GA-890FXA-UD5 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB 1600 DDR3 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Crucial M4 128GB SSD (Boot drive) 2X SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 1TB (Media, storage, ba... ASUS Black DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit ASUS VH236H Black 23" + Samsung 40" I-ROCKS KR-6820E-BK Black Antec TruePower New TP-750 750W 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
LIAN LI Lancool PC-K62 Logitech MX 518 8 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB Wired Opti XTRAC PADS Ripper Optical Mouse pad 
  hide details  
Reply
post #14 of 63
SO worth it. Went from a 1055T @ 4ghz to my 3570K and wow it was worth every penny! I recommend it! thumb.gif
Delta Zero
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
R7 1700 @ 3.9ghz Gigabyte X370 Gaming K3 Asus Strix 580 @ 1500/9000 (2x8) 16GB @ 2950mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial M4 128GB + Intel 535 480GB +3TB WD Blue  Noctua NH-U12S SE Windows 10 Pro 64bit AOC G2460PF 144Hz Freesync 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Corsair K68 Corsair CS650M Corsair Obsidian 450D Logitech G9X 
  hide details  
Reply
Delta Zero
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
R7 1700 @ 3.9ghz Gigabyte X370 Gaming K3 Asus Strix 580 @ 1500/9000 (2x8) 16GB @ 2950mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial M4 128GB + Intel 535 480GB +3TB WD Blue  Noctua NH-U12S SE Windows 10 Pro 64bit AOC G2460PF 144Hz Freesync 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Corsair K68 Corsair CS650M Corsair Obsidian 450D Logitech G9X 
  hide details  
Reply
post #15 of 63
Hey, before you make alyour purchase wait a few weeks to see how amd fx pd does.
You will not need a mobo upgrade if you chose a fx CPU.
Also go 2x2 with your ram you will see improvement .
This will save You a but load of money and you will be able to get a nice 7950 with a ssd and extra 2x2 of ram. You will be able to sell your 1100t for arround a 100$
post #16 of 63
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rustynails View Post

Hey, before you make alyour purchase wait a few weeks to see how amd fx pd does.
You will not need a mobo upgrade if you chose a fx CPU.
Also go 2x2 with your ram you will see improvement .
This will save You a but load of money and you will be able to get a nice 7950 with a ssd and extra 2x2 of ram. You will be able to sell your 1100t for arround a 100$

Problem is, I lost my screwdriver that is used to detach the CPU Cooler when I moved so I can't really upgrade the cpu with this motherboard... Not unless I get the same kinda screwdriver somewhere. Bah, me and my derpy moves! =|
post #17 of 63
You should be able to find one or remove it with vise grips
post #18 of 63
if your mainly a gamer it would prolly be better to sell your 6970 and grab a 7950 or something , you would prolly only have to spend like $100 . i would probably hold out for haswell tho if your deadset on a cpu upgrade.
switch
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsHard Drive
3770k asus p8z77-lk AMD Radeon HD 7950 adata s510  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingMonitor
spinpoint caviar blue noctua nh d 14 x-star 1440p 96hz 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
filco majestouch 2 antec neo eco 620w nzxt switch 810 razer deathadder 
Mouse Pad
steelseries qck+ 
  hide details  
Reply
switch
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsHard Drive
3770k asus p8z77-lk AMD Radeon HD 7950 adata s510  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingMonitor
spinpoint caviar blue noctua nh d 14 x-star 1440p 96hz 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
filco majestouch 2 antec neo eco 620w nzxt switch 810 razer deathadder 
Mouse Pad
steelseries qck+ 
  hide details  
Reply
post #19 of 63
dont upgrade i would say..1100t is an awesome cpu which beats out all of amd bulldozer chips. as for 3570k you would hardly notice any significant difference in gaming. not worth the cost of a new mobo +cpu imho.
also i wanted to ask is it ok to use single stick of 4gb ram in my H61 mobo or 2 sticks of 2gb each ? how bad is the bottleneck when using 1*4gb in games ?
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium G630 @2.7ghz Gigabyte H61M-DS2 Gigabyte GT730 1GB GDDR5 Kingston 8gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
WD Blue 1TB LG  Stock Intel Windows 7 64bit SP1 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell E2014H 20" 1600*900 Intex Corona Spillproof Antec BP450PS iBall Axton 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G300S Gaming mice None Philips SHP2000 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium G630 @2.7ghz Gigabyte H61M-DS2 Gigabyte GT730 1GB GDDR5 Kingston 8gb 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
WD Blue 1TB LG  Stock Intel Windows 7 64bit SP1 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell E2014H 20" 1600*900 Intex Corona Spillproof Antec BP450PS iBall Axton 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G300S Gaming mice None Philips SHP2000 
  hide details  
Reply
post #20 of 63
I did just that, dumped the 1100t and got the 3570k. Couldn't be happier with the results, all my games run smoother and fps went up almost 70%.... Think i will never go back to amd again.
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Intel CPUs
Overclock.net › Forums › Intel › Intel CPUs › 1100t to 3570k upgrade; worth it?