So it's been about a year since I last upgraded my PC [from a 560 ti to a 680], and I have a decent amount of money set aside for doing so. Still, from what I can tell, it seems like newer processors are only incrementally better than than my 2500k, but I figure I could be wrong.
Is it worth upgrading yet, or nah? --- hella butts
#2CaspernomnomPosted 10/30/2013 2:07:30 AM
I wouldnt upgrade (anything) till i saw a substantial drop in performance --- Steam ID : Caspernomnom
Your only real option for an upgrade worth making is to a 3770k, and that isn't worth doing unless you see it on sale for under $200 and you have the cash to burn. The 2500k isn't holding me back in most titles at this point. I personally don't plan on upgrading for another year or two, unless it starts performing poorly faster than I think it will. --- i5 2500k @ 4.4| Corsair H60 | EVGA GTX 670 | MSI P67A-GD55 | 8GB DDR3 1600 | Fractal Design Define XL | 750W PSU http://tinyurl.com/bsdvav7
#4RequiemPosted 10/30/2013 4:29:11 AM
Worth it? Not really. There's maybe, what, 20% difference or so between i5 2500k and the newest i5? --- Copyright free literature available at http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page... otherwise known as Tex-Mex
#5ThePCElitistPosted 10/30/2013 5:38:24 AM
Worth it? Not really. There's maybe, what, 20% difference or so between i5 2500k and the newest i5?
Even less if he's OC'ing that 2500k --- When I'm Miqo'te http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3LGf9SSWrU