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How about an intel core i7-4770k?
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How about an intel core i7-4770k?

Are you going to be soing any kind of editing?
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How about an intel core i7-4770k?
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4770K is quad core with hyperthreading (8 threads total, good for encoding/rendering/editing/broadcasting etc...)
4670K is quad core without hyperthreading (4 threads total)

If all you're doing is gaming/every tasks, 4670K is more than enough. Heck I even do some encoding/rendering/editing and casting on my 2500K but extra threads help if you do that on a daily basis which 4770K would be more of a better choice. But just game and everyday a 4670K is good.
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I see. OK. $250 seems reasonable. Is the 4670k one of the better cpus I can get for gaming? Will sli 770's work well with it?
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I see. OK. $250 seems reasonable. Is the 4670k one of the better cpus I can get for gaming? Will sli 770's work well with it?

Yes the 4670K is a good CPU for gaming.
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