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Okay... now the final question is 4770 vs 4670.

By the looks of things, the 4770 will only really give me noticeable performance increase on CPU intensive games and tasks like rendering, so is it really worth getting the 4770 just for gaming when I'll probably end up using the pc for lesser tasks later on? And also, is the 4770 more future proof for day to day tasks and games?
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Actually wait... I really need to think about this very carefully... it's an extremely important and large investment for me, and is not something I can take back so easily.

I will be using this computer every day. For the next 2 months, I'll be playing BF4 everyday, along with going on websites like youtube, facebook and tumblr simultaneously and very frequently (on a dual monitor setup) and after January next year, I'll be playing BF4 only on weekends for about 3 hours total, and most likely just be going on tumblr, facebook and youtube every day (at the same time), and I really don't know whether spending an extra 100 bucks on an overclockable CPU is really worth it or not...

Will I really be noticing such a huge performance difference from this overclocking, and is the overclocking really worth say and extra 100 ish NZD? Because if I don't overclock and go for a 4670 (non k) then I can just get a B85 mobo which would save me a lot of money...

Not really, see this article here http://www.ocaholic.ch/modules/smartsection/item.php?itemid=1087&page=4 shows stock and 4.5Ghz FPS.
Great link thanks for that. Tried to give you rep but can not.
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post #23 of 27
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Okay... now the final question is 4770 vs 4670.

By the looks of things, the 4770 will only really give me noticeable performance increase on CPU intensive games and tasks like rendering, so is it really worth getting the 4770 just for gaming when I'll probably end up using the pc for lesser tasks later on? And also, is the 4770 more future proof for day to day tasks and games?

A 4770 would be a waste unless you are going to fully utilize it, and the things you mentioned that you are going to be doing could be done on a dual core Ivy Bridge, so a 4670 is more than enough for your needs.
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A 4770 would be a waste unless you are going to fully utilize it, and the things you mentioned that you are going to be doing could be done on a dual core Ivy Bridge, so a 4670 is more than enough for your needs.
Exactly ^
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Awesome, this has saved me a lot of time and money, thanks for all the help everyone, I really appreciate it biggrin.gif
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post #26 of 27
Not a problem, enjoy your rig!
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post #27 of 27
3570k Reporting in. Gaming on this chip has has me pretty happy. I see excellent results compared to my old Phenom II 965 BE.
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