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post #1 of 10
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Ive been wanting to upgrade for a while and im just curious what the best use of my money would be (after my damn car gets fixed)

Should i pick up a used ivy and mobo combo from private sellers and save some money or buy from a haswell combo new form a dealer and get the warranties etc?

I know people are saying it isnt worth upgrading if youve got a newer chip but since mine is nearly 6 years old would there be any benefit to going newer rather than second hand ivy?

Used mainly for gaming. Thanks
post #2 of 10
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Originally Posted by hzac View Post

Ive been wanting to upgrade for a while and im just curious what the best use of my money would be (after my damn car gets fixed)

Should i pick up a used ivy and mobo combo from private sellers and save some money or buy from a haswell combo new form a dealer and get the warranties etc?

I know people are saying it isnt worth upgrading if youve got a newer chip but since mine is nearly 6 years old would there be any benefit to going newer rather than second hand ivy?

Used mainly for gaming. Thanks

as long as you don't pick up an extreme 4, I just learned today that extreme 4 is the suck..
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as long as you don't pick up an extreme 4, I just learned today that extreme 4 is the suck..

is that asrock? I only buy asus or gigabyte motherboards.
post #4 of 10
I would take the used 3570k and mobo combo, by that you'll save some money that you are probably gonna spend on a GPU upgrade or an SSD, you won't notice any real world difference from 3570k to 4670k.

And yes stay away from ASRocks, I just don't like them, they feel cheap regardless of their features.
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I would say go with Haswell as having the latest and greatest is usually best. But if you can save a decent amount of money and can buy an ivy setup for cheap, the difference between the two is not super huge so you could get a tad less performance for a lot cheaper.
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I would say go with Haswell as having the latest and greatest is usually best.

The latest doesn't usually mean the greatest, it's at most a 3-8% clock for clock improvement over Ivy, yes it's still better but it doesn't justify the price difference between OP's options.
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I would personally go for haswell thumb.gif
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since you are comming from a Q6600 you might as well go with Haswell.
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post #9 of 10
I moved recently from a q6600 to a 3570k and let me tell you, the difference in almost everything is immense. About Haswell or Ivy, i generally don't like being an early adopter as if you go for haswell now you will pay a premium of about 50-100$ for the new motherboard and cpu. It depends on your budget, if you have the extra money go for it (haswell) if not, who cares, the performance difference is about 5-10% anyway and unless you intent to use the gpu on haswell you won't see a major difference. One good thing going 1150 tho is that you can swap to broadwell when they release.
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post #10 of 10
If you're not a big OCer then you may as well get Haswell.
It's not terribly faster clock-for-clock to Ivy, but something's better than nothing.

If you enjoy OCing though, just try and get a used Sandybridge chip. You can flog the snot out of them and they still run cool.
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