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PC Upgrade - Help me decide

Hello. Im Nik, im new here nice to meet you all :)
Im planning to make a major update from my current phenom ii X4 955 BE system.

What im planning to keep from my current system.
SSD : Samsung 128GB 830 Series
HDD : 4 TB WD BLACK
GPU : GiGabyte Radeon HD7950 3GB
PSU : Corsair TX Series 850Watt
Sound Card : Creative Sound Blaster Z ( I have Logitech's Z5500)
Hydro: H110i
Cae : Cm HAF X

So what i need is Ram - Cpu - Mobo.

What i need from my pc ?
-no1 Future proof(As the current system i have lasted- I will upgrade after 4 years)
-Handle everyday tasks easily.
-Gaming(not extreme)
-Maybe overclocking
-Handle 4k resolutions-video streaming-gaming smoothly.

Should i go for amd set or the new devil canyons?
Or It would be worth waiting till the next gen of cpus -rams?
I am thinking to spend around 600 eyro (800 $ - 475 Gbp)

Thanks for your time.
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  1. This is a placeholder until Haswell-E is released along with a 6-core CPU that will be priced similarly to the 4790k.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i7-4930K 3.4GHz 6-Core Processor (£391.14 @ Aria PC)
    Motherboard: Asus Sabertooth X79 ATX LGA2011 Motherboard (£229.00 @ Ebuyer)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£143.85 @ Amazon UK)
    Total: £763.99
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-07-28 14:21 BST+0100
  2. Thanks for the response but this build is far from my budget.(800$ max not £).
    Also i have a hydro as i mentioned.
  3. Best answer
    He has a cooler, that motherboard wants quad-channel memory (4x 4Gb) and that's almost double his budget! Depending on the country.... this is $807 but 697 Euros

    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/qjTbhM

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i7-4820K 3.7GHz Quad-Core Processor ($318.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: Asus Sabertooth X79 ATX LGA2011 Motherboard ($303.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($184.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $807.97
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-07-28 09:22 EDT-0400

    And this one is far more modest at $674 and 668 Euros

    [PCPartPicker part list](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2gjbCJ) / [Price breakdown by merchant](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2gjbCJ/by_merchant/)

    Type|Item|Price
    :----|:----|:----
    **CPU** | [Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/intel-cpu-bx80646i74790k) | $322.99 @ NCIX US
    **Motherboard** | [Asus MAXIMUS VII HERO ATX LGA1150 Motherboard](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/asus-motherboard-maximusviihero) | $208.99 @ Amazon
    **Memory** | (http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gskill-memory-f31600c9d16gar) | $142.99 @ Amazon
    | | **Total**
    | Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available | $674.97
    | Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-07-28 09:25 EDT-0400 |
  4. P.S if you tell us your exact country we can get more accurate pricing for you!
  5. Joseph DeGarmo said:
    This is a placeholder until Haswell-E is released along with a 6-core CPU that will be priced similarly to the 4790k.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i7-4930K 3.4GHz 6-Core Processor (£391.14 @ Aria PC)
    Motherboard: Asus Sabertooth X79 ATX LGA2011 Motherboard (£229.00 @ Ebuyer)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£143.85 @ Amazon UK)
    Total: £763.99
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-07-28 14:21 BST+0100


    this is a very nice build. if you can afford an i7 by salvaging older parts do it. if it comes down to i5 vs FX 8 core i would lean towards the FX chip (mostly because you mentioned streaming). but for moderate gaming and every day tasks anything over an i3/FX 6300 will do (to be honest)
  6. Thanks for the replies!Appreciated! I think i will go with plywrlw's second combo with i7 4790k cause its new and as i see very powerfull. I will stick with Hero V2 motherboard and 8 gigs of ram(2x4) corsair vengeance.
    Here's my shopping cart( I live in Greece) http://prntscr.com/476zh9

    ( And i will get all those programs and watch dogs for free ):P
    1 more question. Should i go for 1600mhz or 2400 mhz ram since they are too close to price.
  7. As long as the voltage on the 2400 isn't too high (Intel can get funny above 1.6v) get that. You won't see a massive difference either way. I don't have massive experience with high speed, high voltage ram on a Has well and I'm on my mobile phone right now so can't look anything up but if anyone with more experience of this wants to contribute I'd be very grateful!
  8. for amd I'd go
    FX 8350
    M5A99X EVO 2.0

    Intel
    i-5 4690(K)
    Z97 board.

    (Intel is going to be better, but a bit more pricey)

    What are you using this for specifically? You should b able to manage with 8GB of RAM from a reliable company (G.Skill, Corsair etc..) if you are not video editing/rendering. Looking at about 60 euros for standard 2x4GB.
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