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hello fellow ocn member

i wanna ask your guys advice

i am currently hold

i7 2600k
16gb ram
7870 xt
650watt super flower psu
asrock z68 pro 3 <<< cannot slit because just 1 pcie 16x

i have currently 450$ budget

and wanna some nice upgrade

in my mind there are already

sell my 2600k to up the budget to upgrade to incoming haswell 4770k

or

buy asrock z77 extreme 4 and get 1 pcs of 7870xt so i can cross fire it

please advice what i must do

what kind moves i do so i can't have a nice rig and don't to have to worry to upgrade again till 2 years again


thx fellow member of ocn
post #2 of 9
Really. What Resolution are you playing at?

The only gain you will get from a Z77 board over the one you have is SLI and 6GB Sata. and the later is more important.
so here is my advice.

1- If you are playing on 1080p. Keep the 7870XT, it's more than enough for everything except Crysis
2- If you are playing on a bigger Screen. Sell the 7870 and Get a 7970 smile.gif
3-or Multi Screen. Sell you 7870 and You Mother Board. Get a SLI Ready Mobo.. Get dual 7950s and Keep the CPU. it will last one more year with good OC.
4- After that Year is over. Sell the mobo and CPU. Get the Haswell at Skylake Launch smile.gif money saved staying just one generation behind smile.gif
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post #3 of 9
Thread Starter 
i am playing with 1080p

hmm

thanks for the advice will think about it


dunno what to do my chip is broken i guess oc 4,5ghz getting 1,425 vcore whatever i do that''s the vcore i got

so confuse right now
post #4 of 9
Personally I would go for an SSD + Data Drive

Maybe find a GPU for physx?

I would wait a bit to see more results for Haswell before jumping ship, unless you just have to have the latest and greatest for some reason
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TheReciever View Post

Personally I would go for an SSD + Data Drive

Maybe find a GPU for physx?

I would wait a bit to see more results for Haswell before jumping ship, unless you just have to have the latest and greatest for some reason
already have ssd corsair force 3 bought it 1 year ago

anyway thanks for the input


so confuse right now have only 450$ spare budget and really wanna do some nice upgrade Y_Y
post #6 of 9
Go for the 2nd option. Your CPU wont bottleneck the 7870 crossfire and a better mobo will help you upgrade your cpu later if you want. No reviews for the i7 4770k so cant really give an exact no, but Toms hardware has a preview here which says 7-13% better than ivy and 14-26% better than sandy(i.e 2600k). youre not gonna see much of a difference in day to day use but only in bnchmarks. however upgrading your graphics will really boost your fps and you can even extnd the display wtih eyefinity. and for a 1080p setup, your gpu will last you for maybe 4-5 yrs (with slightly reduced settings)

have fun upgrading! thumb.gif
post #7 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Halyosy View Post

i am playing with 1080p

hmm

thanks for the advice will think about it


dunno what to do my chip is broken i guess oc 4,5ghz getting 1,425 vcore whatever i do that''s the vcore i got

so confuse right now

please fill in your rig specs so we can help you. you might have heat issues too.. and you can upgrade that CPU to 2700K from the OCN marketplace smile.gif
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post #8 of 9
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okay

my purpose is for gaming and work oriented not like render or something but like office oriented excel word and maybe a little photoshop works

my current rig is
Quote:
Originally Posted by Halyosy 

Spek:

i7 2600k
z68 pro b3 asrock
Corsair Hydro H100i
4x4gb pc 1866 mhz corsair Vengence =16gb
SSD corsair Force 3 90gb
WD Caviar Black 1tb
Sapphire 7870 XT With BOOST
Cooler Master Trooper Modified with Side Panel Acrylic
Super Flower 650 watt amptac
Creative x-fi Gamer Fatality
LED LG e2241 21"
LCD SONY Bravia 32"
Thonet And Vander Kurbis
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TP link Wireles adapter wn-781nd

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nvm
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