its weird, my current build can play some new games like metro and skyrim on high settings and do good, but games like amnesia kinda choppy at times.
do u guys think it would be worth 300 bucks or should i wait awhile?
#2TheFeshPincePosted 10/2/2013 8:07:34 PM(edited)
Ya, that CPU and motherboard would be a great upgrade for gaming. I would still suggest a Z87 motherboard, though. --- http://i.imgur.com/J0lvB6S.jpg | http://i.imgur.com/DoHj9yA.jpg | http://youtu.be/YXkx-PSwbG4
#3Last Grand MageX2Posted 10/2/2013 8:27:37 PM
You'd be going from a mediocre CPU to what is essentially the top-shelf gaming CPU. It's probably the upgrade that your system would see the biggest boost from, in terms of gaming. --- I try, but not very hard, product of my generation-snoochtonooch
#4Cheech001Posted 10/3/2013 8:01:51 AM
I just made a similar jump from fx6100 to 4770k. Big difference, not in all games but most. Dayz from 20-40 to 40-capped 60. GTA IV 30-40 to capped 55. Farcry 3 40-60 to capped 60.
Invest in a cooler right off the bat. I went with an H60 seems to work well. After playing BF3 for a while highest temp was 61. Case is decent airflow with a gpu that expels hot air into case.
#5ShubPosted 10/3/2013 8:07:35 AM
That'd be a nice upgrade, but the downside is the motherboard uses the H87 chipset, so the overclockable i5-4670K won't be overclockable at it needs a Z87 motherboard. It'll still perform fine, you just won't be able to overclock it. --- -What is best in life? -To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of the women.