intel cpu 3rd vs 4th gen

Marino sabijan

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how big is the difference in i5 3rd gen 1055 and the haswel 4th gen 1050 cpus? Is it worth upgrading older mobo and cpu or?
 

Vexillarius

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From an i5-3570K to an i5-4690K is about a 10-20% difference. Not worth upgrading, that 3rd gen i5 is still plenty today.

EDIT: Going from an i3 to an i5 is a big difference, 3rd or 4th gen.
 

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