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post #11 of 27
Sure, not a bad idea at all.

780 should be pretty beastly
 
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post #12 of 27
I'm in same boat right now. Retail edge cpu upgrade inc...

Sort of got it down to this...

3930k will pull a lot of power when oc'd as will the 7970 may need new PSU on top of new mobo


3770k have to put up with heat problems / voltage issues potentially
post #13 of 27
I know its silly but man I never thought a great upgrade deal like this would have me reading and re reading etc sooooo much.
post #14 of 27
if you are going to be doing mostly gaming, I would go 3770K, sell your 3570K, and get a 780.
post #15 of 27
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Here's something else that I want to add into the mix

How about, 3770k and use the money I'm saving from not having to upgrade the mobo/cpu and use it for gtx 780?

That's what I did. Sure the 3930k is a GREATTTTTTTTTTTTTT deal, but the money saved by going the 3770k route can open up some $$$ for a second GPU.

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post #16 of 27
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Putting that aside, if you are going to be doing mostly gaming, I would go 3770K, sell your 3570K, and get a 780.

I'm wondering if at all how better optimized next gen console games will be as far as multithreading and if it will translate to pc. If it does then will it be 4 cores or will 3930ks shine with a full 6 cores+. Kind of a crazy thought process but something I think about
post #17 of 27
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Here's something else that I want to add into the mix

How about, 3770k and use the money I'm saving from not having to upgrade the mobo/cpu and use it for gtx 780?

i would do this, a 780 looks to be a nice card and paired with a 3770k will not be a problem. you could even sell the 3570k for about $170 to help offset costs
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post #18 of 27
If you are only gaming i would go with a VGA or 2 if you can grab a GTX780 or 2. If you get a 3770K that cheap go for it and sell your 3570K thumb.gif
post #19 of 27
Get the 3770k and buy a GTX 780 after. You have a top notch motherboard and a nice set of ram already.

I like the price of 3930k ($200), but then have to buy a mobo and another set of ram to run quad channel. And now possibly no funds for a GTX 780.
    
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post #20 of 27
If you really want that good of an overclock, wait for Haswell. They should be able to hit that target easily according to rumors.
If you want to upgrade to LGA 2011 socket, then wait for Ivy-E to launch. They are probably supposed to release X99 chipset motherboards with that CPU (not sure though). It'll be better to get that combo instead.
If you value gaming more than editing, or just want a balance between the two, you can get the 3770K and a 780/Titan. Should be a really amazing upgrade from your 580. But the 3770K will most likely not overclock to 5.0GHz so you have to be happy with 4.5-4.7GHz with the 3770K.
If you value gaming and nothing else, get 780 SLI and be done with it. The 3570K should be plenty enough to handle those two beasts.

Hope this helps! thumb.gif
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