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Originally Posted by julizs View Post

In cpu heavy games like witcher 3 or gta V, i5 6600k is definately NOT a downgrade from a i7 2600k.

i5 6600k OC matches and even surpasses a i7 4790k OC.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWxncqbe1H8

For around 230$ it's a very good cpu, but I wouldn't know if I would buy it for 325$, I feel sorry for canadians, thats even way more than we pay in europe.

Is that a joke?

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6600k: 121.9 FPS
2700k: 113.4 FPS

That's an increase of 7.5%. Best case scenario. While not a downgrade, its definitely not what I'd bother calling an upgrade.
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post #12 of 21
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Originally Posted by Cyph3r View Post

Is that a joke?


6600k: 121.9 FPS
2700k: 113.4 FPS

That's an increase of 7.5%. Best case scenario. While not a downgrade, its definitely not what I'd bother calling an upgrade.

Also note what I wrote, in single player games HT or additional cores will make little differance and I guess the benchmark is done in a single player enviornment in gta v.
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post #13 of 21
no good comparing unless they are both running at the same speed, are they?
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How big that difference is really?
The i7 is considerably more expensive... 480$, which is 155$ more or 47% more expensive than the 6600k to put things in perspective.
I'll see how much I can get with my current stuff but for now, I don't think the i7 is 47% better tongue.gif
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post #15 of 21
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Originally Posted by PachAz View Post

A 6600k dont outperform 4790k in games using more than 4 cores, also the differance in ipc between former generation and skylake is very little, around 2%. In all games using more than 4 cores/threads the i7 will perform better than the i5 according to benchmarks. Of course this might not be visible in single player games where you are rarely cpu bottlenecked, but in multiplayer mode definatley. it is all about the game you are playing, thats why some people think the i7 is the safer bet you have HT that will help you a bit just in case.

The IPC improvements are more than that, clock for clock with adjust memory and you are closer to 10%

Also compared to Sandy Bridge. I didn't test that far, only back to Ivy Bridge, and Ivy Bridge is almost 30% slower at stock speeds (the 6700K runs at 4GHz at stock), 14.91% slower when they are both at 4GHz, and back to 30% slower when I raise the DDR4 speed to 2666Mhz to compensate for it's crappy latency and put the CPUs on a more even playing field in terms of memory. Those are from results at launch, meaning we have probably seen a few percentage points higher scores because of updated drivers and BIOS/microcode. Actually, hmm..

Also you can buy the i7 6700K is only $320 at microcenter
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post #16 of 21
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The IPC improvements are more than that, clock for clock with adjust memory and you are closer to 10%

Also compared to Sandy Bridge. I didn't test that far, only back to Ivy Bridge, and Ivy Bridge is almost 30% slower at stock speeds (the 6700K runs at 4GHz at stock), 14.91% slower when they are both at 4GHz, and back to 30% slower when I raise the DDR4 speed to 2666Mhz to compensate for it's crappy latency and put the CPUs on a more even playing field in terms of memory. Those are from results at launch, meaning we have probably seen a few percentage points higher scores because of updated drivers and BIOS/microcode. Actually, hmm..

Also you can buy the i7 6700K is only $320 at microcenter

That's what I remember reading. For the RAM, I made a thread that didn't give me the answer I was looking for:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1577687/which-ddr4-should-i-get#post_24531226

Sandy is 5-10% slower than ivy so 35-40% performance increase is realistic for a sandy bridge owner.

I have 3 choices for ~80$CAD and am planning to overclock. I wonder if there is a DDR4 champion like the samsung ddr3 were. 1600mhz stock you could bring them to 2400mhz with good timing!
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post #17 of 21
Yeah a used Z77 UD5H just went for almost $200 shipped on eBay.
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Yeah a used Z77 UD5H just went for almost $200 shipped on eBay.

It's crazy!
In talk with some one, 2500k + z77 sabertooth for 250$ canadian (192USD). Fair price... I hope I can sell 2500k+z77md3h for 240$ local. I think it would be the best trade for now. I want to see how new gpu generation do with the shrink. Will put my money toward a new gpu instead. 2600k is still pretty capable! smile.gif
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post #19 of 21
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Screw it. Seems like the z77 sabertooth has a load of probems. I think I am done with used hardware! Skylake upgrade that is!
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A 6600k wont give you 10% more fps in games compared to 4790k at the same clock speeds.
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