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3570k worthy upgrade over 1605T (locked 960T @ 3.6)

post #1 of 12
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title says it all really...
Im wondering if the upgrade from a 960T (unlocked to X6 1605T @3.6 on stock voltage)
to a 3570k is a worthy upgrade?

Note that I have no intention to do a volt bump on the 3570k and will only OC to the max it can on stock volt, for the sake of longevity.

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games... (switching to 7950 crossfire in a few weeks)
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movies...
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post #2 of 12
very worthy although, if budget is an issue get an gx 8320 and oc
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post #3 of 12
Thread Starter 
ehh mobo upgrade is needed regardless...
soo yeah price isnt that much of an issue
(3570k= $220 - 8350=$215)
as $5 is the difference

Am I really going to see that much of a bump on fps?

Am I going to be able to get a decent overclock on the 3570k without a volt bump?
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post #4 of 12
you can push the 3570 pretty far without a voltage increase
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post #5 of 12
The 8350 should work with your 990fxa-UD3.
If your dead-set on getting a new mobo though, stick with the 3570k since it works much better with games that are poorly multithreaded.
Now, whether spending all this money is worth it is really up to you. The 960T still does well in most games.
Edited by qwertymac93 - 2/17/13 at 4:05am
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post #6 of 12
i would rather go with the 8320 (cheaper) and oc to 4ghx which effectively makes it an 8350
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post #7 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by qwertymac93 View Post

The 8350 should work with your 990fxa- UD3 .
This. Though my personal choice would be the 3570k.
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post #8 of 12
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only just got the board back from RMA(4 and a half MONTHS!!!!).... not holding onto it so it can die again...
has been THE WORST board I have ever had/encountered , not to mention rma time will never touch gigabyte again..


so yeah looks like 3570k is the way to go.
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post #9 of 12
or you could save a bit of money and get a 2500k and oc that do hell and back
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post #10 of 12
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while that sounds like a good idea in theory the cheapest 2500k I can find is aus is $256 where as the 3570k is $220
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