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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-15-2016, 02:35 AM - Thread Starter
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Hi,
I am considering changing the CPU in my computer.
my pc:
Thermaltake 630W
Radeon R9 390
4x4GB DDR3 2400 CL11
Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3
i5 4590
Destination: games

I am planning to exchange the processor in my pc. I know that there is a lot of similar themes, but each case is slightly different.
Overall, I was thinking about Broadwell (i5 5675c, i75775C), and now:

I wonder if i5 5675c makes a big difference compared to the i5 4590 ??
Is it worth to buy i7 5775C, assuming that i would like in future change the graphics card ?? (Unfortunately, i7 is quite expensive).
or maybe i should buy Devil's canyon witk K
or maybe not worth doing any changes in my case.

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-15-2016, 03:03 AM
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Considering you have a Z-board, I'd go for a DC indeed.

Broadwell is mostly a techdemo for it's IGP - and it overclocks worse than a Devils Canyon. That said, I doubt there's that much "need" or "gain" with an upgrade. Yes, your i5 is not top of the line, but it's still a decent chip. I would propose the following:

Only upgrade if you can knock up a cheap (maybe second hand) i5 4690K. If not, you're burning cash on something that will do very little. Grab yourself an SSD instead, if you don't have one yet.
(Or replace that crappy power supply)

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I would keep the 4690.

But if you really need to change it, go for a K chip (4690K, 4790K).

Ignore broadwell, they only have better igpu.

EDIT: I agree with the power supply comment above. In 2014 I had to replace the 430w and the 530w versions of your psu from computers that I managed. Lasted 2 - 2,5 years. They are not great, 2/2 fail.

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Have you checked the cpu support list for your motherboard? You have options!
http://www.gigabyte.com/support-downloads/cpu-support-popup.aspx?pid=4955
You could throw a xeon or i7 in there if you wanted to make use of hyper threading.
Although, I would say the cpu you have is decent already.
You probably are pushing the limits of your psu with that AMD Radeon 390 in your system and a decent higher capacity power supply will give you some future play.

http://www.gigabyte.com/support-downloads/cpu-support-popup.aspx?pid=4955

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