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Posted · Original PosterOP

These options are currently on sale.

i might not go for any of them but what to know what you guys think


Current system:


asus Z97-A

corsair ddr3 1600MHz 16gb


Option 1 Price: 3990kr or about 470$

Ryzen 5 2600X


HyperX Fury DDR4 2666MHz 16GB


Option 2 Price: 4499kr or about 530$



HyperX Fury DDR4 2666MHz 16GB


Option 3 price: 6790kr or about 800$


ASUS ROG Strix B360-F Gaming

HyperX Fury DDR4 2666MHz 16GB

Kingston A1000 SSD 240GB M.2

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It kind of depends on what you're intending to do with it. I personally think the 2600x (option 1) is the best choice but pick some nicer ram, like quality not clock speed

current pc

i7-8086k (@stock)

evga clc 280 aio

gigabyte aorus z390 pro

oloy warhawk 3000mhz rgb (light blue colorway)

evga gtx 1070 ti ftw

t force delta rgb 250gb ssd

western digital caviar blue 1tb hdd

fractal design meshify c black (w/ blue front panel)

seasonic m12ii evo 620w (gross)

 asus mg248qr 1080p 144hz

dell 1905fp 1024p 60hz 

corsair k55 wired keyboard

logitech g305 wireless mouse

cosair void pro rgb wireless headset

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as someone that went from 4770k at 4.4 to 8700k at 4.7/4.9

I'd say its almost worth waiting another gen

think I went premature on my upgrade


edit and I could have pushed higher on my 4770k it is delidded

think I just had upgraditis

but has suited me well for multitasking

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None of the above.


The 4770k is still perfectly capable.


Maybe consider upgrading your GPU instead, or going full SSD storage if your not already. Or upgrade ur monitor.

CPU: Intel i7 3930k w/OC & EK Supremacy EVO Block | Motherboard: Asus P9x79 Pro  | RAM: G.Skill 4x4 1866 CL9 | PSU: Seasonic Platinum 1000w | VDU: Panasonic 42" Plasma |

GPU: Gigabyte 1080ti Gaming OC w/OC & Barrow Block | Sound: Asus Xonar D2X - Z5500 -FiiO X3K DAP/DAC - ATH-M50S | Case: Phantek Enthoo Primo White |

Storage: Samsung 850 Pro 1TB SSD + Samsung 850 Evo 256GB SSD | Cooling: XSPC D5 Photon 270 Res & Pump | 2x XSPC AX240 White Rads | NexXxos Monsta 80x240 Rad P/P |

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