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 I7 920 vs QX6700 ? - Forum Upgrade from i7 920 to i5 3570K.. worth it? - Forum Worth upgrading from an I7 920 ? - Forum Would it be worth upgrading from core i7 920 - Forum Core 2 Duo E8400 to Core i7 920 for gaming , worth it? - 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: Forum ForumIs it worth updating i7 920 (2.67Ghz) ForumI7 920 , is it worth to upgrade or no ForumUpgrade from q6600 to i7 920 . worth it? ForumWorth upgrading a QX6700 ? ForumCoreI7 920 worth upgrading Forumi7 920 4ghz, worth it? ForumTime to upgrade QX6700 ? ForumI7- 920 , worth upgrading ? ForumThought on upgrading i7 920 system ForumUpgrading from i7 920 stock to OC 2500k help ForumThermaltake 850w PCI-E question ForumIntal i7 920 Forum[Solved] Cmos beep during gaming ForumGaming More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !