buying i7 4790k or i5 7500+mobo+Ram

yousef_9

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my Pc Specification is
pentium g3258
noctua u9b se2 cooler
asus h81
8gb ddr3 ram
XFX 650 watt gold psu
now I want to upgrade my pc for gaming and some programs
I am torn between buying i7 4790k so I don't have to buy new mobo and Ram or buying i5 7400, new mobo and new Ram.
note I am going to buy gtx 1060 or may be 1070.
my monitor is samsung j5200 58 inch resolution 1080p and 60HZ.
please help.
 

Supahos

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Depends on the title and your resolution/settings. No latest gen cpu always bottlnecks a GPU and no GPU always bottlneck a cpu. But one or the other happens in all cases. Bottlneck is such a horribly misused and misunderstood word. What I think you mean by bottlneck, no it won't.
 

Supahos

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Your monitor can only display 60 fps. The 4790 is plenty capable of that, and by the time the 4790 is too slow that few hundred MHz won't matter. No matter if I went with a 4790 or 4790k I'd probably buy used at this point. The price has dropped enough it's probably worth it.
 

Velvethunder

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I would get off of that platform and jump on ryzen, for the same price you could have a sweet 1600 build.
Both the intell platforms are dead at least ryzen 2 and 3 will also be in the am4 platform
 

Supahos

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You can get a 4790k on eBay for less than a 1600+ a board much less new ram to go with it. And the number of games a 1600 beats a 4790k is like 4 and not by much then. If he was building new I agree at this moment Intel only makes sense in builds under $600 and over $2000
 

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