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Posted · Original PosterOP

how much of a performance increase is upgrading from my 2700X to a 3800X? if so I prob would have to upgrade my mother board (MSI X470 GAMING PLUS). I have 32 gigs ram (GEIL EVO POTENZA 3000) ASUS RTX 2060, 512 M.2 intel 660 PCIE, 3TB SATAIII HD, MASTERLIQUID LITE 120MM ARGB WATERCOOLER, APEVIA 800WATT GOLD 80 PLUS POWER SUPPLY. or should i overclock and run it for now?

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Depends on the task, but we're talking strictly or mostly for gaming it wont be worth it


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Well what do you do with your machine? You don't need a new motherboard


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userbenchmark says its a 6% increase it doesn't sound like much but my i5 3330 compared to my i9 9900k is only a 56% increase and check the mobo website to see if it supports the 3800x because it might with a bios update

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Posted · Original PosterOP

ok thanks. i am ok with computers installing basic stuff 

 

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1 minute ago, AdvilLobotomite said:

User-benchmark is not a good piece of software to use, there is literally memes about it. That and there is not that much of a performance squeeze with overclocking the 3800x, it pretty well comes OC'd out of the box. 

 

Something like 3Dmark or using real reviews from trusted sources is recommended.  

 

14 minutes ago, lchase said:

how much of a performance increase is upgrading from my 2700X to a 3800X?

I would wait one more generation, single generational leaps do not yield amazing results. Wait for Ryzen 4000 series. 


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4 minutes ago, TheDailyProcrastinator said:

User-benchmark is not a good piece of software to use, there is literally memes about it. That and there is not that much of a performance squeeze with overclocking the 3800x, it pretty well comes OC'd out of the box. 

 

Something like 3Dmark or using real reviews from trusted sources is recommended.  

 

I would wait one more generation, single generational leaps do not yield amazing results. Wait for Ryzen 4000 series. 

I agree. Wait another generation at least. I disagree with UserBenchmark being unreliable. It's reliability depends on it's sample sized, not on weather or not it has memes about it.

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