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It's possible, but I don't have any benchmarks to compare :/ In the end it's your decision as to if it is worth it biggrin.gif

does anyone else have any input? another thing is my 2500k is at 4.6ghz but if i get a 4770k i have to get a NH D14 or h100 to actually cool it off when overclocking.



I could also sell my 2500k and get a 3770k or something else cheap


im guessing the sli 780 will be the upgrade i will notice, but i primarily play gw2 and WvW and then crysis 3, WvW in gw2 is highly cpu intensive
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IMO you'd get more bang for your buck by upgrading your graphics, if max frames is what you're trying to achieve then you'll get there quicker by going down the GPU route.
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GW2 is more CPU then GPU. Crysis 3 will take the GPU power easily if you increase AA. If you 2500K can only do 4.5GHz i might want to upgrade. Personally i would wait and grab IVY-E if you plan to drop 2 x GTX780. Also if you still want to get 4770K i would see if anyone sell like a good overclocking one.
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post #24 of 24
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GW2 is more CPU then GPU. Crysis 3 will take the GPU power easily if you increase AA. If you 2500K can only do 4.5GHz i might want to upgrade. Personally i would wait and grab IVY-E if you plan to drop 2 x GTX780. Also if you still want to get 4770K i would see if anyone sell like a good overclocking one.

Op, your current CPU can handle 780 in sli without issue. You don't need ivy-e for that setup. Just going to be a waste of money for a few extra frames. Copy the link I have at the bottom which has sli/crossfire running on different tier CPU. Notice how close a 2500k is to a 3770k.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/6934/choosing-a-gaming-cpu-single-multigpu-at-1440p
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