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    No. Plenty of life left in her
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post #11 of 13
Heart says i7-980X, brain says i7-4770K. I tend to follow my heart and you should too biggrin.gif

980X is one hell of a chip and still has plenty of life left. It would also save you from having to spend more for a new motherboard. This chip runs for around ~$400 on eBay
post #12 of 13
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Originally Posted by Bruennis View Post

980X is one hell of a chip and still has plenty of life left. It would also save you from having to spend more for a new motherboard. This chip runs for around ~$400 on eBay
^^This
post #13 of 13
If you are only concerned with benchmarks, the 4770k will win more than it loses against a 980X. Same goes with lightly threaded performance in general; an OCed 4770k will be significantly faster. in If you want to save a buck, and still get excellent multithreaded performance, it's hard to go wrong with a 980X for $350 dollars (depending on how it clocks).

You should be able to get ~100 dollars or so for your current chip, and a 4.2-4.5GHz Gulftown is no slouch. It should even match an OCed 4770k in most heavily threaded tasks.
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