Is it worth upgrading from qx6700 to i7 920 for gaming Tags: CPUs Intel i7 Games Last response: November 25, 2009 5:43 AM in CPUs Share expat November 2, 2009 5:54:16 AM foxconn black ops m/b qx6700 processor @3.6 ghz radeon 5870 graphics 4gb corsair xms 3 memory asus xonar sound card custom watercooled hi all i just wondered would i get much of an performance increase in my games upgrading to core i7 920. games i play are crysis arma 2 wic witcher counter strike source supreme commander thanks in advance rob More about : worth upgrading qx6700 920 gaming Maziar a b à CPUs November 2, 2009 7:53:27 AM Well Q6700@ 3.6 is pretty fast,upgrading to i7 920 won't give u much of a performance boost in games because you already have a fast CPU cyberkuberiah November 2, 2009 9:25:02 AM no . your setup is good until we see sandy bridge . then update your cpu/mobo/ram and get another 5870 for cf Related resources Intel I7 920 + Asus P6T-SE + 12Gb RAM DDR3 1333Mhz worth upgrading? - Forum i7 920 to 4770k worth the upgrade? - Forum i7 920 upgrade to i5-4760K--is it worth it? - Forum i7 920 2.6 mhz to i5 3570K worth it for gaming? - Forum Worth upgrading my i7 920? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer daship a b à CPUs November 2, 2009 11:05:18 AM No it will not really help in games. It would in video editing. Reynod a b à CPUs November 2, 2009 11:53:37 AM You would get better results from a second ATI card in CF (if the Mobo supports it) and two HDD's in RAID0. Checkout Tom's new 2TB HDD review as the new WD Caviar Black drives punch through 140Mb/s transfer speed ... two of those babies in RAID0 means a whole lot of fast space too. http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/2tb-hdd-7200,2430.h... expat November 7, 2009 9:38:01 PM thaks for the feedback i will probably stick with my current setup. just out of interest does anybody know of any links to comparisons between core 2 quad and i7 920 thx all rob warmon6 a b à CPUs November 7, 2009 9:40:28 PM http://www.anandtech.com/bench/default.aspx?b=2 Maziar a b à CPUs November 8, 2009 8:34:03 AM Check tomshardware charts too: http://www.tomshardware.com/charts/processors,6.html expat November 24, 2009 10:01:57 PM Maziar said:Check tomshardware charts too: http://www.tomshardware.com/charts/processors,6.html thanks all for your help Maziar a b à CPUs November 25, 2009 5:43:45 AM No problem ,glad to help Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Upgrading i7 920 @4.0 to i7 4770k worth it? Forum Would it be worth upgrading from core i7 920 Forum i7 920 Upgrade Worth It? Forum SolvedI7 920, is it worth to upgrade or no Forum Worth upgrading from an I7 920? Forum Upgrade from i7 920 to i7 4770K..worth it? Forum I7 920 vs QX6700? Forum Core 2 Duo E8400 to Core i7 920 for gaming, worth it? Forum I have a i7 920 and an msi x58 pro-e that I use for gaming. Should I upgrade? If so, to what? Forum Upgrade from q6600 to i7 920. worth it? Forum Worth upgrading gaming rig from i7 860 to i5 4670? Forum SolvedUpgrading My Core 2 Duo 2.66 ghz(Socket 775) to a QX6700 Core 2 Extreme Will it Make a big difference In Fps in Games? Forum SolvedGaming PC,worth to upgrade from i7 firstname.lastname@example.org to i5 4670k? Forum Solvedi7 920 to Haswell...Is it worth it? Forum Worth upgrading a QX6700? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !