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Worth upgrade i5 2500 to an i7 2700k for 170€

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are you doing rendering and editing and 3d modeling all the time?


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Just now, Enderman said:

are you doing rendering and editing and 3d modeling all the time?

Not really... Just getting the 100% CPU usage in some games 


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Lets be honest here, you are getting the 2700k not to overclock?

I would honestly ask you to get the 2700 without the k and use it to replace the 2500.

Saves money.

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Just now, nunocv said:

Not really... Just getting the 100% CPU usage in some games 

most games won't utilise the additional threads.

 

I wouldn't invest my money into it - so wouldn't recommend you should.

 

look for an updated CPU/motherboard instead


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1 minute ago, nunocv said:

Not really... Just getting the 100% CPU usage in some games 

save up and go to a skylake i5 or i7

you can make at least $150 from selling your current mobo+cpu to put towards that


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3 minutes ago, Xenift said:

Lets be honest here, you are getting the 2700k not to overclock?

I would honestly ask you to get the 2700 without the k and use it to replace the 2500.

Saves money.

It is a used i7...


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You won't see any differences in games because most of the games are not optimized to use more than 4 cores , so if you are not editing or rendering video regularly than you should save your money.

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1 minute ago, Enderman said:

save up and go to a skylake i5 or i7

you can make at least $150 from selling your current mobo+cpu to put towards that

 

3 minutes ago, iWearKiltz said:

most games won't utilise the additional threads.

 

I wouldn't invest my money into it - so wouldn't recommend you should.

 

look for an updated CPU/motherboard instead

What do you recommend for a good upgrade? I have a 212 evo so i can OC


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Just now, nunocv said:

It is a used i7...

My point exactly, why pay 170 if you are only going to use like 3/4 the worth of it.

Find a cheap 2700, or get something really worth your money, in this case saving up for a mobo and cpu upgrade or a gpu upgrade is a more viable and sensible option.

This is of course if you do not require the hyperthreading to a point that without it, you lose 30% performance on what you are doing. (Sounds confusing? Ask and ill rephrase. Lol) 

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3 minutes ago, nunocv said:

 

What do you recommend for a good upgrade? I have a 212 evo so i can OC

6600k or 6700k

even the 6600k would be a big improvement over the 2500k

a Z170 motherboard like the asus Z170-a is less than $150 too


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1 minute ago, Xenift said:

My point exactly, why pay 170 if you are only going to use like 3/4 the worth of it.

Find a cheap 2700, or get something really worth your money, in this case saving up for a mobo and cpu upgrade or a gpu upgrade is a more viable and sensible option.

This is of course if you do not require the hyperthreading to a point that without it, you lose 30% performance on what you are doing. (Sounds confusing? Ask and ill rephrase. Lol) 

Not confusing at all. I just need a faster CPU, 4 threads is enough for games I know


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2 minutes ago, nunocv said:

 

What do you recommend for a good upgrade? I have a 212 evo so i can OC

You have said in the first post that you wouldn't be overclocking xD!

Okay then,

 

Anything from skylake, broad well or haswell. If you feel uncomfortable overclocking, the non-k versions (some of which can still be overclocked - just more difficult) are so much cheaper (like seriously consider this).


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4 minutes ago, iWearKiltz said:

You have said in the first post that you wouldn't be overclocking xD!

Okay then,

 

Anything from skylake, broad well or haswell. If you feel uncomfortable overclocking, the non-k versions (some of which can still be overclocked - just more difficult) are so much cheaper (like seriously consider this).

I cant OC the i7 2700k because I have a p8H61 mobo... But if i buy a new one a Z170 I can :P


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Just now, nunocv said:

I cant OC the i7 2700k because I have a p8H61 mobo... But if i buy a new one a Z170 I can :P

ahh okay :P

 

Well like i said, one of the latest generations would suit.

 

6600(k), 6700(k)... whatever you want :) I can vouch for the 6700K, but it's not necessary in all situations. After that, pick your motherboard and then there you go :P this may mean an upgrade in RAM to DDR4 though - but some motherboards do support DDR3. Check before you buy!


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22 minutes ago, nunocv said:

I cant OC the i7 2700k because I have a p8H61 mobo... But if i buy a new one a Z170 I can :P

What about the 4690k? It is 20€ cheaper than 6600k :/


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27 minutes ago, nunocv said:

I cant OC the i7 2700k because I have a p8H61 mobo... But if i buy a new one a Z170 I can :P

Heads up, z170 dun work with 2700k.

only z77 boards work. Or some z87s.

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10 minutes ago, Xenift said:

Heads up, z170 dun work with 2700k.

only z77 boards work. Or some z87s.

What? I know, I was just saying if I buy a Z170 and a skylake processor i could oc... Im not that dumb :(


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25 minutes ago, Xenift said:

Heads up, z170 dun work with 2700k.

only z77 boards work. Or some z87s.

No Z87s have ever worked with a 2700k. Different socket.


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