Need assistance in a decision for my processor.

Hey guys! Lately, I've been having some issues with my comp where CPU usage will spike through the roof and my music and sound will cut out randomly when playing games,Games like Rainbow Six Siege and some newer games barely touch my gfx card and instead use heavy cpu, either because they are not optimized well, or just because they have to be more cpu intensive than earlier gens. I've checked all my hardware, everything seems to be working as it should, it just doesn't seem like the cpu can handle things as well as it used too as graphics get better This happens even on lower settings btw.

I was wondering if It's time for me to upgrade. The processor is pretty old by today's standards. its an i5-3570k and I was looking at a I7, ivy bridge. My Gfx card and ram are a GTX Geforce 1060 MSI and a DDR3 8 GB Corsair Vengence. I do mostly gaming but i dabble in streaming and video editing. (another reason i'm looking at possible upgrade) So what do you think? should I upgrade to an i7?

EDIT: Forgot to mention my MOBO it's a Asrock z77 Extreme4.
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  1. The streaming gives gaming frame rates a massive cut for an i5, and even the i7 drops an occasional frame here and there.

    Streaming and simultaneous gaming screams for R5-1600 and up, IMO....
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  2. mdd1963 said:
    The streaming gives gaming frame rates a massive cut for an i5, and even the i7 drops an occasional frame here and there.

    Streaming and simultaneous gaming screams for R5-1600 and up, IMO....


    Sorry, forgot to mention my MOBO Asrock z77 Extreme4. Will that fit in my mobo or is that only intel pinsets? Also, adding that info to my OP.
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  3. Sorry for double post, but waited a few days before bump. I have decided to get this RAM just so i don't have to worry about it for quite a few years: https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820104461&ignorebbr=1 but I still need recommendations on what processor to upgrade to. I cannot use AMD, my mobo doesn't allow it. I need a recommended i7 processor for streaming with OBS and light video editing. Right now i have to use NVEC. Thanks again!
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