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Am I making the right choice with the 7700K?

I'm going to pair the 7700K with the 1080 Ti to run at 1440p/144hz. But I've seen some say that in games like Batttlefield 1 or any games that's make use of the CPU heavily that the CPU is almost at 100% utilization. If that's that's the case, then in the near future it will start to struggles with games.

I just want to know I'm making the right choice by going to buy the 7700K and not Ryzen with it's 4+ cores. Keep in mind I'm only going to be gaming with maybe a skype call and a website open in the background.

Am I making the right choice or will I regret it in a year?
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  1. Yeah right now, its the best gaming CPU.
    Reply to RobCrezz
  2. I'd recommend the Ryzen 1700, you're really going to need the extra cores and threads on games like Battlefield 1 and other CPU intensive ones. I'm sure games will be optimized for Ryzen and then it will outperform these processors.
    Reply to Ali Tauseef
  3. ^^ second that. u can overclock that 7700k better than the ryzen
    Reply to Lucky_SLS
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    I do not think you will regret it in a year. If you haven't heard of Xbox's Project Scorpio, it's their new premium gaming console that will release around holidays 2017. It has an 8 core AMD Jaguar CPU (w/o SMT) and AMD VEGA GPU, meant for 4K 60fps gaming. I think games will continue to work very well on 8-thread CPUs. The 7700K is faster than any Ryzen CPU and will do well in the future. I think with 144Hz, you would want the faster i7 anyway.
    Reply to MrN1ce9uy
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