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Worth it to upgrade to 5700X3D from 5600?

I'm running a Radeon 6800. The price of the 5700X3D has dropped to the point where it actually looks like a good deal. I'm already running a 5600 and am happy with the performance, but in the newer AAA titles I cap my frames at 75 (1440p high/ultra). I feel like the upgrade would get me in the 90-100 range which is much smoother. I'm not about to pay another $130 for the 5800X3D that's just ridiculous. I'm also unlikely to build an AM5 rig. I will just wait for AM6. 

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13 minutes ago, BattleToads said:

I cap my frames at 75 (1440p high/ultra). I feel like the upgrade would get me in the 90-100 range which is much smoother.

To get an improvement of 33% (75 fps -> 100 fps), your current GPU would need to be capped at around 75% usage (without artificially capping frame rate). Is that the case?

 

Of course, other than maximum fps, you might benefit more in terms of 1% lows which can make a noticeable difference in perceived fluidity

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36 minutes ago, BattleToads said:

I'm running a Radeon 6800. The price of the 5700X3D has dropped to the point where it actually looks like a good deal. I'm already running a 5600 and am happy with the performance, but in the newer AAA titles I cap my frames at 75 (1440p high/ultra). I feel like the upgrade would get me in the 90-100 range which is much smoother. I'm not about to pay another $130 for the 5800X3D that's just ridiculous. I'm also unlikely to build an AM5 rig. I will just wait for AM6. 

What's your GPU usage in game ? You'll only gain at best the part that wasn't used, so if you're at 80% you'll gain max 20% , supposing the 5800X3D fully removes the bottleneck, and possibly something in between if they're still a CPU bottleneck

You'll get better 1% lows and less stutter too

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The chip is $200 right now (in the US). If you want to just slap in the best you can reasonably do for the AM4 platform and forget about it for a couple years, that's the best option. If not, you'll need to look at building something entirely new. 

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Depends on what you play and how long you wanna stay on the platform.

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7 hours ago, PDifolco said:

What's your GPU usage in game ? You'll only gain at best the part that wasn't used, so if you're at 80% you'll gain max 20% , supposing the 5800X3D fully removes the bottleneck, and possibly something in between if they're still a CPU bottleneck

You'll get better 1% lows and less stutter too

My GPU usage rarely goes into the 90s (%). Most of the time it is 70-80 percent and I keep it undervolted. The card definitely has more to give. 

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6 hours ago, BattleToads said:

My GPU usage rarely goes into the 90s (%). Most of the time it is 70-80 percent and I keep it undervolted. The card definitely has more to give. 

Then the 3D CPU would definitely help

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