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Will upgrading intel ?

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Hey guys,

Currently I have a 8350 at 5.2ghz but at it is an amazing chip, the thing is im looking for something faster. My current card at this moment is a 7950 and Its it works very well at playing games at 60fps apart from the games that have crappy optimization.

The thing I want to see a performance increase in :

Gaming
Video Rendering
Adobe Photoshop

So my question would I get a better performance increase from a 4770K or should I buy the next gen AMD GPU/780. I would see a performance increase in both but which one would I get a better gain in ?
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Gaming: New GPU
Video Rendering: depends on the program, could be GPU or CPU, likely more CPU dependent though
Photoshop: Nvidia GPU

Its really up to you to decide what you use the computer for the most, but I'd say you're probably going to see the best gains by going with a GTX 780 if you're really looking for best bang for the buck and usability.
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u need to upgrade the GPU... but there is not point on Getting a GPU right now when a 7950 is still plenty for today games... i will sugest to wait till octuber when amd is realeasing new gpus.
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Gaming: crossfire with another HD7950 or wait for Radeon 280X

Video Rendering: upgrade to a 3930K or 4930K with 16 to 32GB RAM

Adobe Photoshop: get an SSD for cache, cpu power is not really that important here. I honestly didnt notice a difference between my phenom, fx6100 and i5.
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