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So I have a current build with an i5-3560k and 16gb of 1600mhz ram. I'm waiting on two 1070s that are coming in on Monday. I was thinking about upgrading to an i7 x99 build.

I'm wondering if an i7 and an m.2 drive is worth the 500/600 buck upgrade.

Thanks for the feedback.
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Originally Posted by Saucee View Post

So I have a current build with an i5-3560k and 16gb of 1600mhz ram. I'm waiting on two 1070s that are coming in on Monday. I was thinking about upgrading to an i7 x99 build.

I'm wondering if an i7 and an m.2 drive is worth the 500/600 buck upgrade.

Thanks for the feedback.

Not yet. We are supposed to see more new mobos hit the market with USB C/thunderbolt 3
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Thanks.

My main concern is that the i5 is gonna bottle neck my 1070s. I mainly use this for 4k gaming and programming.
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If you can I'd go X99 in a heartbeat. The new Asus Strix x99 mobo for example and 6800k will push 2 x1070 like its nothing.
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If you can I'd go X99 in a heartbeat. The new Asus Strix x99 mobo for example and 6800k will push 2 x1070 like its nothing.

Yeah, the intention was a 6700k with some type of x99 Asus board.
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