Question Does my motherboard (Asus Z97-K) support lga1151 and ddr4?

Jan 7, 2020
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My cpu is intel i5-4690k but my gpu is the rtx 2060 super armor 8gb which means i have a huge bottleneck.
i need help trying to find a cpu thats compatible with my motherboard.
 
Really depends on what you do. The current general consensus is if you're only gaming then Intel is the way to go; more than gaming then AMD is recommended. I would favour the Ryzen 5 3600 at this current time. Perhaps something along these lines:

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor ($194.98 @ Walmart)
Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX ATX AM4 Motherboard ($114.99 @ Best Buy)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper X 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 Memory ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $379.96
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-01-07 17:28 EST-0500


Intel-wise it would be along the lines of the i5-9400 or i5-9600 variants. Randomly, as it's been a while I've looked at the Intel side of things (and others can do it better):


PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: Intel Core i5-9600KF 3.7 GHz 6-Core Processor ($194.99 @ Walmart)
CPU Cooler: CRYORIG H5 Ultimate 76 CFM CPU Cooler ($48.42 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock Z390M Pro4 Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($114.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory ($69.98 @ Amazon)
Total: $428.38
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-01-07 17:37 EST-0500


The CPU cooler cost does skew the pricing a bit, but the i5-9600KF doesn't include a cooler apparently.
 

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