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Can I still use my z68 motherboard? and Noctua NH-14 (sp) cooler?

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Can I still use my z68 motherboard? and Noctua NH-14 (sp) cooler?

dumb questions i'm sure... sorry tongue.gif

No sorry man, there will be a new socket (1150) so you would need to get a new motherboard too.

The cooler should be fine as 1150 uses the same mounting as 1155. (and 1156 and 775...)
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You will have to get a new mother board the new socket type is 1150 instead of your 1155. but you should still be able to use the noctua I'm guessing they will have a mounting kit available for the new socket thumb.gif
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Noctua has been known to send out replacement fittings for new mobos if you can give them the serial no. of your cooler. But since 1155 is so old now it would be more than fair if you needed to pay a few dollards for it.
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side question... I see my CPU hitting 85-90~% when I watch a 1080p stream and play SC2 on high graphics at the same time. My FPS in SC2 is usually 120, but when the stream is on it's 40-50.

should I upgrade?
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side question... I see my CPU hitting 85-90~% when I watch a 1080p stream and play SC2 on high graphics at the same time. My FPS in SC2 is usually 120, but when the stream is on it's 40-50.

should I upgrade?

No,
I say you keep your 2500k
What I would do instead is sell your GTX 580 both.. for about 175-225 each and then use that fund and add some more and get GTX 780 and SLI them or get 1 GTX Titan.
and then start to use that Dell U3011 for everything and ditch the1080p

And at stock speeds the 2500k shouldn't bottleneck but if it is, just OC it to 4.2ghz-4.4ghz and you're golden.

That's just me though
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so it's my SLI 580s holding me back? But my CPU is at high usage... I assume getting a better CPU would fix the problem?
    
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The problem is clearly your CPU. HT in i7 would help when multitasking, in your example watching stream and playing at the same time.

4770K is IMO a bit overpriced and you would also have to get a new motherboard. Cheaper option would be to buy used i7 2600K or 2700K and overclock it to the max (4,6 GHz - 5 GHz). Your Noctua cooler is capable of great overclocks.
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seems like a tiny jump for an upgrade, no? If I do upgrade, I want it to be significant... maybe a 3930k?
    
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If you want to have significant upgrade for multitasking and 6 cores, get the 3930K and X79 motherboard. I've seen used ones for great prices on Ebay etc. If you want it brand new it's gonna be quite expensive though.

There's not much difference between 2600K and 4770K at same clocks.
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