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Does going lake series with pentium or i3 cpu a good upgrade or should i stick to my 4th gen rig and just upgrade my GPU and PSU?

Does going lake series a big deal or big upgrade compare to i5 series 4th gen haswell in terms of gaming like dota2, csgo, overwatch and paladins?

  • CPU
    Intel® Core™ i5-4570
  • Motherboard
    Gigabyte GA-H97M-D3H
  • RAM
    Hyperx Fury 2x4GB 1600mhz
  • GPU
    Palit GTX 750ti 2GB DDR5
  • Case
    NZXT S340 Blue Edition
  • Storage
    Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB
  • PSU
    Aerocool Rave 500watts
  • Display(s)
    AOC 20" M2060SW
  • Cooling
    Cooler Master Hyper 212x
  • Keyboard
    A4Tech KD-800L
  • Mouse
    Logitech G300S
  • Sound
    Creative 2.1
  • Operating System
    Windows 10
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If you can find a second hand i7 4770 or 4790 then that would be probably the best upgrade for you. 


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stick with whwat you have for sure. nothing on the market at the moment is worth a full upgrade except for a new gpu.


Intel i5 4690K 4.3ghz / NVIDIA GTX 1050 / MSI H81M-P33 / G.SKILL SNIPER 8GB DDR3 1866mhz / EVGA 430W / 120GB SSD / 500GB 5400RPM / APEX SK-393

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4 minutes ago, LinusTechTipsFanFromDarlo said:

If you can find a second hand i7 4770 or 4790 then that would be probably the best upgrade for you. 

I7 4770s for 150$


X5650@4.66Ghz, X58 EVGA SLI3, 20Gb of Random DDR3 @ 2133, 1Tb WD Blue 1Tb Seagate Barricuda 160Gb WD Scorpio, GTX 970, Corsair Carbide 400c, Corsair RMx 750 / Setup / Asus 150Hz MG248Q, Some 1080p Dell IPS, Corsair Strafe MXBrown, Logitech G900

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