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Hello once again so today I received two options for my sigrig so its either a 3770k+p8z77 its mobo+r9 290x or 4770k + Asus z87 impact + r9 290, first option weaker CPU, worse mobo but better gpu second option better CPU, much better mobo, weaker gpu

so if you were me which option would you go with? And why?

I only have the i7 3770k with me but i can sell it for 300$ right now


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Hello once again so today I received two options for my sigrig so its either a 3770k+p8z77 its mobo+r9 290x or 4770k + Asus z87 impact + r9 290, first option weaker CPU, worse mobo but better gpu second option better CPU, much better mobo, weaker gpu

so if you were me which option would you go with? And why?

I only have the i7 3770k with me but i can sell it for 300$ right now


sorry for the badly written post I wrote it from my mobile as fast as I can so if you need any extra info post andbi will replay

i would go with the R9 290 with whatevers cheaper

i would consider ivy over haswell since a lot of haswell chips cant go over 4.2 ghz

and the reason i said R9 290 is because it is cheaper and is teh same thing but mostly 3-10% slower and costs way less

also a lot of people are saying they can unlock there 290's
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No sense in upgrading it you already have a 3770k. You might get 10% more performance out of a 4770 at the same clock speed but that is no guaranty that you will get the same clocks speed. Since they run so hot. Stay with what you have and get the R9 290x thumb.gif
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To say the truth the difference between the 290 and the 290x is minimal and dat mobo just took my heart that's why I asked this question
     
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290 or 290x I think you would be happy with either but I wouldn't change the cpu and Mb. Plus you would have to get a new copy of windows unless you have a retail copy.
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It's completely pointless to change CPU and Chipset, plus you're already able to overclock your CPU at 4.5Ghz with your mobo(stable, I'm guessing?).

And get the R9-290, the difference in performance is not worth it, the price is biggrin.gif
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