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So there is no point to going from 3770K to 4770K?

The 3770K overclocks better. Except for the bigger onboard GPU, there is no reason to move to a 4770K.
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post #12 of 90
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So there is no point to going from 3770K to 4770K?

It's only worth upgrading every generation if the performance difference is equivalent to Pentium 4 to Core 2.
post #13 of 90
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It's only worth upgrading every generation if the performance difference is equivalent to Pentium 4 to Core 2.

Even if its a free swap?
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post #14 of 90
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Dude I was just thinking the same thing... I have a 5Ghz 2500k just collecting dust, I should put it to good use in a rig or something...

A 5 GHz 2500K would be awesome for any gaming system with 1 or 2 video cards. By all means use it or sell it to someone who will! thumb.gif
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post #15 of 90
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Originally Posted by Mad Pistol View Post

The 3770K overclocks better. Except for the bigger onboard GPU, there is no reason to move to a 4770K.
From what is out there the 4770K seems to OC equal to how the 3770k did (4.4-4.8), so where is that coming from? Both are silicon lottery.
post #16 of 90
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So there is no point to going from 3770K to 4770K?

For gaming, none whatsoever, especially since you have to fork out $$$ for that shiny new mobo you'll need to run it. thumb.gif
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post #17 of 90
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For gaming, none whatsoever, especially since you have to fork out $$$ for that shiny new mobo you'll need to run it. thumb.gif

Will save money for 2011 then.
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post #18 of 90
Do not make purchasing decisions based on this guide, it's really really limited in the information it's providing.
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post #19 of 90
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Looking at the Metro 2033 1 and 2 video card average FPS graphs, the 2500K is absolutely the bang for the buck champ here hands down. thumb.gif

100% the 2500K kicks ass
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So I still don't see how everyone claims Haswell is 10% faster. Gaming benchmarks should less than 1% improvement and even losing in some. Synthetic benchmarks did not even show 10% improvement over Ivy, so where is everyone getting their data from?

When people ask for build advice purely for gaming, we need to stop pushing needless upgrades. If they have a sandy i5 or higher, the upgrade is pointless for gaming, and not much better for anything else.
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