Upgrade or Wait: i7 930 vs i7 7700k vs 8700k
After getting my 1080 Ti and trying to game at 4K3D, i;ve noticed some hiccups on my old X58 rig
I have avoided the upgrade itch for years now and honestly would rather spend the money on other parts of my life but I can afford a little spending despite not wanting to.
The delima here now is, I can buy a used system for 600 bucks that includes an i7 7700k, its water cooler, ram and mobo for 600 bucks: MAXIMUS IX FORMULA
Corsair cooling system
Vengeance ram sticks
or I can buy a new retail box i7 8700k and Asus Z370-A II mobo for 440. Would have to buy ram and cooler
or I can stay the current path with my 1080 Ti and i7 930 and wait for another year after I get a full time job and think about an upgrade. And or look at Ryzen
I was pondering a Xeon upgrade but I don't think it'll help me much with 4K3D seeing as its the same architecture
i7 930 @ 3.8Ghz HT
Asrock X58 Extreme 3
Corsair XMS3 6GB 1600mhz
EVGA GTX 1080 Ti BE SC
Corsair RMS 750W
LG C6 4K 3D OLED 55", Potalion 1440p Korean IPS "glossy panel", Dell Ultrasharp U2515H
Last edited by junglechocolate; 03-14-2019 at 10:57 AM.