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I think i just read that there is no overclocking on your board that is in your sig rig. I have a 2500k but i would just grab a 3570k if you think you need the upgrade.
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ok i know this is off topic should i keep the i3 and just upgrade my gpu
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Are you planning to upgrade your monitor anytime soon? If not you should be fine. If you do, go for a 7870 or higher or i don't think you will see that much of an inprovment. ( or a 660 ti ) I have the 2500k and a 560 ti and game on my 32 inch 720p lcd t.v. and i get very high fps on all my games i play.
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yea with my gpu i do get really fps and no just got this 1600x900 and i found a i5 2400 for 156 dollars

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/181029095298?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649
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yea with my gpu i do get really fps and no just got this 1600x900 and i found a i5 2400 for 156 dollars
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/181029095298?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649

thats a non "K" model, so if you dont' like to overclock that would be ok, but if you plan on overclocking it doesn't overclock unless you have that K model.
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Don't know if that is a good deal or not? If you just want the extra cores than that would probably be the best way. Because you would have to get a new board and chip if you wanted to overclock.
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Don't know if that is a good deal or not? If you just want the extra cores than that would probably be the best way. Because you would have to get a new board and chip if you wanted to overclock.
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thats a non "K" model, so if you dont' like to overclock that would be ok, but if you plan on overclocking it doesn't overclock unless you have that K model.
and i might just get that and just use that or i can get a i5 3570 non k http://www.netplus.com.au/product/CPINPDI5-3570/Intel_Core_i5-3570_LGA1155_CPU_3.4Ghz_6Mb_Cache_Ivy_Bridge_4C4T_3rd_Generation_3570

thats a non "K" model, so if you dont' like to overclock that would be ok, but if you plan on overclocking it doesn't overclock unless you have that K model. allready ithat i cant overclcock non k cpu
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You would be BEST off getting a 2600K and a HD 7950 OR GTX 580 SuperClocked/ GTX 660 Ti/ GTX 670. Now that's cheaper and Powerful devil.gif


no because games dont use hyperthearding

I never said Gaming Only. It's a good All Around CPU. And fine get a GTX 660 Ti
 
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Get Ivy if you really need it now, if you think you can last the entire time, then Haswell.

Personally, I would upgrade since it is the holiday season where things are fairly cheaper and you can get a great deal. Also, it won't set you back too much. I love my Ivy and it's probably the best build I've made. I love the performance of it, I do however have a longer render times coming from an i7 930 but it's fine. I expected that from a quad-core. If you have a Microcenter near you, the 3770k isn't too much ahead of a 3570k. Get the K version, not getting the K version is like being asked to get ripped off...
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