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Good upgrade from a Q9450

#1dmccappinPosted 9/2/2013 7:44:10 AM
Q9450 @ 3.6 Ghz
4GB DDR3 1600Mhz
EVGA 780i FTW
EVGA 680GTX
1.1KW Thermaltake Tough Power

Been running my setup for about 5 years now minus the additions of the graphics card upgrade last year, surprisingly I still get what I want out of it performance wise with the games Iím playing.

Iíll be upgrading the whole thing apart from the PSU and GPU, thinking of getting a intel Core i5 4670, S 1150.

Wonít need the 4670K as I wonít have time to overclock anymore.
#2dmccappin(Topic Creator)Posted 9/3/2013 5:45:24 AM
Bump
#3Brass_EyePosted 9/3/2013 5:48:15 AM
A Q9451.
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#4dmccappin(Topic Creator)Posted 9/3/2013 5:50:19 AM
I heard the Q9451 has heavy electricity
#5Superlinkbros89Posted 9/3/2013 5:55:46 AM
Get a sabertooth z87 and a 4670k, add a pre filled liquid cooler as well
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#6Reaper_MinionPosted 9/3/2013 6:38:14 AM
A 4670k is a much better choice. CPU's last for a long time, so don't be cheap about it now or you might regret it later.
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#7dmccappin(Topic Creator)Posted 9/3/2013 7:31:06 AM
What's the difference?
#8dmccappin(Topic Creator)Posted 9/4/2013 1:09:03 AM
Isn't the only difference that one is unlocked and the other isn't?
#9SlaynPosted 9/4/2013 2:37:18 AM
Won't have time to overclock? I didn't realize it took 20 hours a week.
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#10dmccappin(Topic Creator)Posted 9/4/2013 2:51:58 AM
When you work 50 hours a week, have a child, go to the gym and just want to relax and play some Dota.

Then NO I can't be bothered to overclock anymore.

I'll just google it.

Thanks!