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IS THE i5 9600K still a good cpu to use?

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No, its a dead socket and the 3600 outperforms it in nearly everything.


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Going by your two previous posts, if you mean whether it's worth buying one today - no.


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Yes but not for long... :I (6 cores 6 threads is very much = to 4 cores 8 threads in most cases so...)


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Just now, Mateyyy said:

Going by your two previous posts, if you mean whether it's worth buying one today - no.

why not? is there a newer and better intel cpu for the same price?

 

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Just now, Ragbond said:

why not? is there a newer and better intel cpu for the same price?

 

As i said in my previous reply:

 

1 minute ago, gloop said:

No, its a dead socket and the 3600 outperforms it in nearly everything.

There isn't an intel cpu that does it, the 3600 will.


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My words of advice:

Don't buy Cherry Browns.

Don't play Overwatch. I've hate the game yet I play it every day.

Wireless > Lighter Mice

Silence > Temps for Coolers

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1 minute ago, Ragbond said:

IS THE i5 9600K still a good cpu to use?

if you do not already have the board and the cpu, then no

it's a dead platform, go with zen 2 or comet lake or wait for zen 3.


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Depends on the price you can get it for.


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Just now, Ragbond said:

why not? is there a newer and better intel cpu for the same price?

 

current gen core i5 models have 6 cores 12 threads, not 6 cores 6 threads, and also have a slightly better upgrade path.

 

AMD soundly beat Intel when it comes to 3rd gen Ryzen vs 9th gen.


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1 minute ago, Ragbond said:

why not? is there a newer and better intel cpu for the same price?

Yes, there's the Comet Lake i5s, but why only Intel? Frankly, it makes no sense to go with Comet Lake in an $800 build.


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2 minutes ago, gloop said:

As i said in my previous reply:

 

There isn't an intel cpu that does it, the 3600 will.

im trying to make an intel build dude

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1 minute ago, Ragbond said:

im trying to make an intel build dude

Why?

 

At $800 a 3300x/3600 will perform much better.


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My words of advice:

Don't buy Cherry Browns.

Don't play Overwatch. I've hate the game yet I play it every day.

Wireless > Lighter Mice

Silence > Temps for Coolers

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Just now, Ragbond said:

i think i will just use the 10400

3600 or 3300x will perform better for cheaper.


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My words of advice:

Don't buy Cherry Browns.

Don't play Overwatch. I've hate the game yet I play it every day.

Wireless > Lighter Mice

Silence > Temps for Coolers

Get a good PSU

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7 minutes ago, gloop said:

As i said in my previous reply:

 

There isn't an intel cpu that does it, the 3600 will.

The 10600k is one of the best gaming CPUs available.
If he lives near a Microcenter, they're quite reasonable.

4 minutes ago, Ragbond said:

im trying to make an intel build dude

Why?


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PSU: Corsair CX650M Case: EVGA DG73

Monitor: LG 29WK500 Mouse: G.Skill MX780 Keyboard: G.Skill KM780 Cherry MX Red

 

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1 minute ago, dizmo said:

The 10600k is one of the best gaming CPUs available.

I agree that it is, and I frequently recommend it for gaming-only builds, its just that the price difference is about $50 IIRC, which is a big jump for a $800 build.


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My words of advice:

Don't buy Cherry Browns.

Don't play Overwatch. I've hate the game yet I play it every day.

Wireless > Lighter Mice

Silence > Temps for Coolers

Get a good PSU

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10 minutes ago, Ragbond said:

IS THE i5 9600K still a good cpu to use?

If you already have it, it's good and will continue to be good for a couple of years. I have a 6700k in my desktop build and it does everything I need it to, only chugging at 100% in some CPU heavy games like AC Odyssey. 

 

But if you upgrade to anything AMD, it'll fall behind in everything, like it should, being a lower end Intel part.

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Just now, gloop said:

I agree that it is, its just that the price difference is about $50 IIRC, which is a big jump for a $800 build.

Ah, I didn't see his previous thread.

The only CPU that makes sense in an $800 build IMO is the 3300x.

Thing basically performs as well as a 3900x in most games.


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11 minutes ago, Ragbond said:

im trying to make an intel build dude

why, when you get more performance in an AMD build for your budget of $800? 

 

If you're not spending extra on a Z490 board to get some DDR4 3200, you are going to getting worse frames in games. 


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Draws 400 watts under max load, for reference.

 

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Dual Xeon X5560 - 24GB ECC DDR3 - GTX 750 TI - old Seagate 1.5TB HDD - Dark moded Ubuntu (and Win7, cuz why not)

 

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2 hours ago, Ragbond said:

i think i will just use the 10400

 

Uhh...the i5-10400 is not worth it.

It gets crushed by a 3300X in gaming...because it gets bottlenecked by Intel locking down the CPU, and RAM frequency to DDR4-2666.

 

If you are going to get an Intel CPU, and a 10th Gen one, either get the i5-10600K / KF, or i9-10900K / KF.

Otherwise, AMD Ryzen 3300X / 3600 / 3700X / 3900X.

 


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2 hours ago, Ragbond said:

IS THE i5 9600K still a good cpu to use?

Yes. The best upgrade on this deal would be getting a 9900K or 9900KF. That would hold you over a long time. All core 5ghz, pretty straight forward and easy. 

 

Building an all new AMD system would be a gross waste of money period. 

 

Edit, no the 10 series isn't really faster than the 9th gen.... clock for clock they are the same. Intel is just trying to compete with threads at this point. 

 

Edit II. 

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3 hours ago, -rascal- said:

 

Uhh...the i5-10400 is not worth it.

It gets crushed by a 3300X in gaming...because it gets bottlenecked by Intel locking down the CPU, and RAM frequency to DDR4-2666.

 

If you are going to get an Intel CPU, and a 10th Gen one, either get the i5-10600K / KF, or i9-10900K / KF.

Otherwise, AMD Ryzen 3300X / 3600 / 3700X / 3900X.

 

im not looking to spend more than 200 on a cpu tho.. 

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