Overclock.net › Forums › Intel › Intel CPUs › AMD965 to i7 875k, is it worth it?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

AMD965 to i7 875k, is it worth it?

Poll Results: 965be to 875k?!?!?!?!?

 
  • 44% (4)
    Upgrade
  • 55% (5)
    Dont Upgrade
9 Total Votes  
post #1 of 21
Thread Starter 
I'm looking into making the shift to intel but I was wondering if the upgrade with be noticeable compared to my current setup. Majority of my computer usage is gaming so I'm kind of weary on the upgrade.
GIXXER
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 875k 4.4ghz Biostar T5 XE CFX-SLI 6870x2 1000/1200 @ 1.3v G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB 1600Mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
RAID0 M$7 x64 Dell ST2410 24” Full HD Widescreen Monitor M$ Wireless 
PowerCaseMouse
Cooler Master Silent Pro 850w CoolerMaster Storm Scout Logitech G5 
  hide details  
Reply
GIXXER
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 875k 4.4ghz Biostar T5 XE CFX-SLI 6870x2 1000/1200 @ 1.3v G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB 1600Mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
RAID0 M$7 x64 Dell ST2410 24” Full HD Widescreen Monitor M$ Wireless 
PowerCaseMouse
Cooler Master Silent Pro 850w CoolerMaster Storm Scout Logitech G5 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 21
For purely gaming performance the difference will be minimal at most.

in fact in this case http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...er,2641-9.html

Your cpu gets better benchmarks
SuperMegaPwnsauce
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 4770k Asus Z87-PRO MSI GTX 1080 Gaming X Gskill Ripjaws X 19200 16GB 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB SSD BeQuiet! Dark Rock Pro 3 Windows 10 Home 64Bit  Dell S2716DG 2K 144hz G-Sync 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G910 Orion Spectrum Seasonic Flagship PRIME TITANIUM 650W Fractal Design Define R5 W/ 3 Phanteks PH-F140S... Logitech G Pro 
Mouse PadAudioAudio
PC Gaming Master Race Glorious XXXL Pad & Razer... Creative Sound Blaster Z & Schiit M&M 2 Uber/Mu... HifiMan HE400i & Antlion ModMic 4.0 
  hide details  
Reply
SuperMegaPwnsauce
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 4770k Asus Z87-PRO MSI GTX 1080 Gaming X Gskill Ripjaws X 19200 16GB 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB SSD BeQuiet! Dark Rock Pro 3 Windows 10 Home 64Bit  Dell S2716DG 2K 144hz G-Sync 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G910 Orion Spectrum Seasonic Flagship PRIME TITANIUM 650W Fractal Design Define R5 W/ 3 Phanteks PH-F140S... Logitech G Pro 
Mouse PadAudioAudio
PC Gaming Master Race Glorious XXXL Pad & Razer... Creative Sound Blaster Z & Schiit M&M 2 Uber/Mu... HifiMan HE400i & Antlion ModMic 4.0 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by GsxR1000Ryda View Post
I'm looking into making the shift to intel but I was wondering if the upgrade with be noticeable compared to my current setup. Majority of my computer usage is gaming so I'm kind of weary on the upgrade. Will rep!
You'll definitely see an increase in performance.

But bare in mind that moving to 875K right now would be idiotic to say the least.

Sandy Bridge is just a few days away from release.

Here's some reviews:

http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...rs-review.html

http://www.anandtech.com/show/4083/t...i3-2100-tested
post #4 of 21
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by SlackerITGuy View Post
You'll definitely see an increase in performance.

But bare in mind that moving to 875K right now would be idiotic to say the least.

Sandy Bridge is just a few days away from release.

Here's some reviews:

http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...rs-review.html

http://www.anandtech.com/show/4083/t...i3-2100-tested
Well only reason I'm considering this is because I found a good deal for the i7/mobo used.
GIXXER
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 875k 4.4ghz Biostar T5 XE CFX-SLI 6870x2 1000/1200 @ 1.3v G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB 1600Mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
RAID0 M$7 x64 Dell ST2410 24” Full HD Widescreen Monitor M$ Wireless 
PowerCaseMouse
Cooler Master Silent Pro 850w CoolerMaster Storm Scout Logitech G5 
  hide details  
Reply
GIXXER
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 875k 4.4ghz Biostar T5 XE CFX-SLI 6870x2 1000/1200 @ 1.3v G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB 1600Mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
RAID0 M$7 x64 Dell ST2410 24” Full HD Widescreen Monitor M$ Wireless 
PowerCaseMouse
Cooler Master Silent Pro 850w CoolerMaster Storm Scout Logitech G5 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 21
Why would you consider an 875k, when you could get a 2500K?
http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...e-reviews.html

Quote:
Originally Posted by GsxR1000Ryda View Post
Well only reason I'm considering this is because I found a good deal for the i7/mobo used.
How much is the mobo, and which one is it?

The 875k is the same price as the 2600k.
2010rig
(14 items)
 
Galaxy S3
(8 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
X5660 @ 4.5  ASUS P6X58D-E 980TI? 12GB OCZ Platinum - 7-7-7-21 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
1 80GB SSD x25m - 3TB F3 + F4 NH-D14 Windows 7 Ultimate LG 47LH55 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Natural Wireless Keyboard Corsair 750HX CM 690 II Advanced MX 518 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Snapdragon S4 Dual core 1500mhz Adreno 225 Samsung 2GB 16GB Onboard Flash 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Android 4.4.2 - CM11 4.8" AMOLED 1280x720 2100 mAh battery Otterbox Defender 
  hide details  
Reply
2010rig
(14 items)
 
Galaxy S3
(8 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
X5660 @ 4.5  ASUS P6X58D-E 980TI? 12GB OCZ Platinum - 7-7-7-21 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
1 80GB SSD x25m - 3TB F3 + F4 NH-D14 Windows 7 Ultimate LG 47LH55 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Natural Wireless Keyboard Corsair 750HX CM 690 II Advanced MX 518 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Snapdragon S4 Dual core 1500mhz Adreno 225 Samsung 2GB 16GB Onboard Flash 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Android 4.4.2 - CM11 4.8" AMOLED 1280x720 2100 mAh battery Otterbox Defender 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 21
Honestly, you should at least wait until SB is out. I don't think it's a real good idea to upgrade into a socket that Intel has just killed.
 
The Asgard II
(10 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x4 965 BE C3 Revision ASRock 890FX DELUXE5 GIGABYTE GTX 480 Super Overclock 8GB G.SKILL PI 1600MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Mushkin Callisto 120GB SSD + WD 7200RPM 500GB Who cares? Windows 7 Home Premuim 64bit Viewsonic vx2265wm 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
AZIO Levetron Mech4 CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W NZXT M59 Logitech G9x 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer Goliathus (Speed Edition) ASUS Xonar D1 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
A4-3300 APU BIOSTAR TA75M+ AMD Radeon HD 6450 G.SKILL Ripjaws 
Hard DriveCoolingMonitorPower
Corsair Nova Series 2 CSSD-V60GB2 SSD Ultra ChillTec Black I-Inc iP-192ABB 19" Class Widescreen LCD Monitor Mushkin Enhanced Volta MKNPSVT500 PSU 
CaseMouse
Xigmatek Asgard II KINGWIN KW-03 Wired Optical 800 dpi Mouse 
  hide details  
Reply
 
The Asgard II
(10 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x4 965 BE C3 Revision ASRock 890FX DELUXE5 GIGABYTE GTX 480 Super Overclock 8GB G.SKILL PI 1600MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Mushkin Callisto 120GB SSD + WD 7200RPM 500GB Who cares? Windows 7 Home Premuim 64bit Viewsonic vx2265wm 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
AZIO Levetron Mech4 CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W NZXT M59 Logitech G9x 
Mouse PadAudio
Razer Goliathus (Speed Edition) ASUS Xonar D1 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
A4-3300 APU BIOSTAR TA75M+ AMD Radeon HD 6450 G.SKILL Ripjaws 
Hard DriveCoolingMonitorPower
Corsair Nova Series 2 CSSD-V60GB2 SSD Ultra ChillTec Black I-Inc iP-192ABB 19" Class Widescreen LCD Monitor Mushkin Enhanced Volta MKNPSVT500 PSU 
CaseMouse
Xigmatek Asgard II KINGWIN KW-03 Wired Optical 800 dpi Mouse 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 21
Between your CPU now and 1156 you will see a very minimal difference in gaming, same with 1155. i7's don't have much over AMD gaming wise at all now video encoding and benchmarking yes, gaming no.

If this PC is to JUST play games save your money and upgrade your GPU and monitor not your CPU.

If you do decide to move to SB don't expect a lot more FPS in games because that wont happen.
Kardiac 2.0
(15 items)
 
   
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel i7-4720HQ NVIDIA GTX 970M 16 GB DDR3L SDRAM 512 GB SSD 
OSMonitor
Windows 8.1 --> Windows 10 14" QHD+ 3200 x 1800 
  hide details  
Reply
Kardiac 2.0
(15 items)
 
   
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel i7-4720HQ NVIDIA GTX 970M 16 GB DDR3L SDRAM 512 GB SSD 
OSMonitor
Windows 8.1 --> Windows 10 14" QHD+ 3200 x 1800 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 21
In THIS COMPAR Ci7 870 @ 2.93GHz beats 965 @3.4GHz in almost every benchmark even though it runs over 400MHz lower clocks than 965..

Even Q9650 beats AMD PII X4 955 IN THIS COMPAR which runs 200MHz higher in most of the benches and if C2Q is clocked at the same freq it wipes out PII X4..

So Ci7 is a much better chip than any PII X4..

CHEERS..
     
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E6750 G0 @ 3.3GHz (1.25V LOAD) Asus P5KPL-VM G31 GeForce 8500GT @ 700/1600/445 Apacer 2x1GB 800MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Hitachi Deskstar 160GB (7200,8MB) LG DVD Win 7 Ultimate 64bit build 7601 LG 19" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
5$ keyboard Cheap stuff Linkworld crappy/modded SmartBox cheap 
Mouse Pad
N/A 
  hide details  
Reply
     
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E6750 G0 @ 3.3GHz (1.25V LOAD) Asus P5KPL-VM G31 GeForce 8500GT @ 700/1600/445 Apacer 2x1GB 800MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Hitachi Deskstar 160GB (7200,8MB) LG DVD Win 7 Ultimate 64bit build 7601 LG 19" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
5$ keyboard Cheap stuff Linkworld crappy/modded SmartBox cheap 
Mouse Pad
N/A 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by KingT View Post
In THIS COMPAR Ci7 870 @ 2.93GHz beats 965 @3.4GHz in almost every benchmark even though it runs over 400MHz lower clocks than 965..

Even Q9650 beats AMD PII X4 955 IN THIS COMPAR which runs 200MHz higher in most of the benches and if C2Q is clocked at the same freq it wipes out PII X4..

So Ci7 is a much better chip than any PII X4..

CHEERS..
Benchmark doesn't = real world performance in gaming. Not even close in most cases. Remember this is for GAMING not benchmarking which will get minimal use of the much CPU.
Kardiac 2.0
(15 items)
 
   
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel i7-4720HQ NVIDIA GTX 970M 16 GB DDR3L SDRAM 512 GB SSD 
OSMonitor
Windows 8.1 --> Windows 10 14" QHD+ 3200 x 1800 
  hide details  
Reply
Kardiac 2.0
(15 items)
 
   
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel i7-4720HQ NVIDIA GTX 970M 16 GB DDR3L SDRAM 512 GB SSD 
OSMonitor
Windows 8.1 --> Windows 10 14" QHD+ 3200 x 1800 
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 21
If it is purely gaming you are after - save your cash unless the deal you are getting nets you positive cashflow after selling your current cpu/mobo combo.

If you do other things like folding, benching, multimedia - then you would merely have to look at opportunity cost and if the difference is nominal - jump for it.

Otherwise I agree with the other posters - would be mostly a sidegrade for gaming.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 3570K Gigabyte GA-77X-UD5H IGP Intel HD4000 G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
512gb Crucial M4 & 2x750GB WD Blacks in Raid 0 Lite-On iHAS424-98 Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit Acer G24 24" 2ms@1920x1200 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
USB Keyboard SILVERSTONE ST1000-P 1000W Case Labs MH10 #1 Logitech Wireless 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 3570K Gigabyte GA-77X-UD5H IGP Intel HD4000 G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
512gb Crucial M4 & 2x750GB WD Blacks in Raid 0 Lite-On iHAS424-98 Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit Acer G24 24" 2ms@1920x1200 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
USB Keyboard SILVERSTONE ST1000-P 1000W Case Labs MH10 #1 Logitech Wireless 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Intel CPUs
Overclock.net › Forums › Intel › Intel CPUs › AMD965 to i7 875k, is it worth it?