ps3hacker12 said: performance per clock and efficiency wise the i5 wins everytime, have you considered the haswell based i5's ? the 4670k?
Novuake said: If you are getting a K-series unlocked I5 then get a Z77 chipset, otherwise you can not OC...
Novuake said: If you are getting a K-series unlocked I5 then get a Z77 chipset, otherwise you can not OC...Also the H60 is junk, get an air cooler for the same price and it will be MUCH better.Its also always better to go low profile RAM as those fins do nothing and hinders many coolers.
ps3hacker12 said: Its only a 13% performance increase, with a little less power consumption and heat generation, get it if the price difference is not that much otherwise stick with ivy bridge.
ps3hacker12 said: Here you go, a similarly priced haswell based rig PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / BenchmarksCPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£182.39 @ Aria PC) CPU Cooler: Thermaltake Water 2.0 Performer 81.3 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler (£53.05 @ Scan.co.uk) Motherboard: MSI Z87I Mini ITX LGA1150 Motherboard (£104.24 @ Scan.co.uk) Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory (£52.99 @ Amazon UK) Storage: Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£73.19 @ Aria PC) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£46.80 @ Aria PC) Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card (£190.97 @ Dabs) Case: BitFenix Prodigy (Black) Mini ITX Tower Case (£64.34 @ Amazon UK) Power Supply: Corsair CX 600W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply (£58.25 @ Amazon UK) Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£13.15 @ Amazon UK) Optical Drive: Samsung SH-222BB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer (£16.15 @ Amazon UK) Total: £855.52(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-25 13:44 BST+0100)For £5 more, heres a wifi enabled board (that is if you need wifi):http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/part/gigabyte-motherboard-gaz87nwifi
ps3hacker12 said: They are very similar cards depending on what games you play:http://www.anandtech.com/bench/product/854?vs=855but yeah ofcourse.
Novuake said: http://www.frostytech.com/articleview.cfm?articleid=2698&page=5H80i is better.