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GTX 960 in i5 4690 vs GTX 970 in i5 4440

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For a Gaming PC, is it Good to go for a GTX 960 in a i5 4690 (considering a futureproof CPU and later upgrading the GPU) or to go for GTX 970 with a i5 4440 (will the CPU bottle neck GTX 970???)... Is any other GPU recommended including AMD's...

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A 4460 wont bottleneck a 970, and there's no real way to future proof a system. You would be better off getting the 4460 ad the 970.

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I'd suggest you to get a R9 390 with i5 4460.


If you wanna go team Green, Get the 970 instead of R9 390.


R9 390 is cheaper and performs better or similar.

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only time you're gonna notice a clock speed difference is if you're using a K class chip and slam it up by another 1GHz or so


4460 and 970 would do great. if you're really concerned about future-proofing then you can save up (albeit for a while longer) and get a Z97 board and 4690k which you can overclock to keep up with the times, or just slam on a overclock and leave it

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970/390 with 4440

Preferably 390, it's a bit quicker and. And may get more of a DX12 boost on top in 2016 and end 2015 games.

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