What Proccesor Should I Get?

What Proccessor Should I Get For My System? I7 3770 or I7 3820?

My PC Specs ( Excluding Processor and Mobo )

PSU - 500Watt ( Will Change if needed )
Graphics Card - Asus Geforce GTX560Ti Superclocked Top Edition
Cooling - Corsair H40
Case - Gygabyte GZ-X2 Mid Tower
RAM - 8GB DDR3 1066 Dual Channel ( Will Change To 8GB DDR3-2133 if you guys think its neccessary )

So should i get :

a) I7 3770 w/ LGA1155

or

b) I7 3820 w/ LGA2011

Thanks for the help. :D
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  1. Get the Hyper 212 EVO instead of the H40.


    I would get LGA 1155 IMO.
  2. cpu - core i5 2500k or 3570k if you're building for gaming, 3770 if multithreaded tasks are included.
    cooler - cm hyper 212 evo.
    mobo - asus z77v pro or asrock z77 extreme4
    gfx card - radeon hd 7850 (if you haven't bought already)
    ram - ddr3 1600, sandy/ivy bridge compatible.
  3. Get the 1155 chip, the 3820 just isn't worth the price due to the limited overclocking options.

    For gaming an overclocked I7 3770 will perform better, at a lower price.

    The Hyper 212 EVO will delivery adequate cooling cheaper aswell.

    And as for the 3570 instead of the 3770 for gaming, I would disagree. At the moment yes 4 cores is enough, but in the interest of future proofing and the new consoles coming next year, hyper threading will likely be a feature you will want.
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