Originally Posted by Ashura
Why are you upgrading your PC?
If for better gaming experience, then look for a better gpu, because no sub 250$ CPU on the market would be a great improvement over a 2500k @ 4.8ghz in games.
If for better productivity work, then the 6c/12t R5 1600 would be a huge upgrade over your 2500k, especially in rendering.
I do play, so at least I would want the same performances if I upgrade.
Otherwise I do movie editing and I use Illustrator, After Effects and Premiere Pro.
Today I exported a 42min video with PP; 1080i 50fps 18/20Mbits h.264, VBR 2 pass = it took 2½ hours to export.
Another thing I wonder, CUDA improves performance with PP by a huge margin BUT how much does it reduce time when I export ? On some test I saw that the cpu didn't matter so much when CUDA was enabled.
On that graphic, when CUDA enabled the gap between cpu's is almost none.
And I do use CUDA with my GTX780.