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July 16, 2013 10:09:45 PM

I was looking to buy a i7 3770k but i saw the i7 3930k hex core cpu and was wondering which one would be best for gaming and video editing and if 4 cores is good enough for gaming...

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July 16, 2013 10:19:18 PM

If your gaming only the 4670k or the 3570k are king for the performance/$. If you using it for video editing and other CPU intensive tasks the 3770k or even the 4770k are good options too (especially if your going to OC in the future). I just don't see the 3930k being any better at gaming than the 3770k or 4770k, IMHO. The 3930k might have a bit performance that the 3770k or 4770k, but I just don't see spending that extra on the 3930k. It might just be me, but that is how I see it. I'd rather spend the ~$100 less on the 3570k or 4670k and use the extra $ for a better GPU, but that is just me.
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July 16, 2013 11:03:33 PM

Get a 4770k as hyperthreading would be usefull in most of the advanced game coming
Dont go for intel-e series thats for peaople who are insane about gaming and hardware

Best option is a 4770k with z87 board

Go for it

Its worth an upgrade


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July 16, 2013 11:07:46 PM

What all will you be doing with the system? If a lot of video editing and multi-tasking and most importantly if it's in the budget, the 3930K and X79 chipset may be a good choice
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July 17, 2013 6:45:45 AM

3770k for gaming and rendering.. 3570k for gaming only...
Only go for Haswell if you are going to me rendering mere than gaming, cause their gaming performance is the same!
I just got a 3770k and it's perfect for my needs. Gaming and 3D rendering
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