Jun 11, 2012
Greetings people.
Well, I want to build a new PC and maybe I will post a thread in which I will ask for general advice. Probably later.

For now I want your opinion about these two CPUs.
While the answer might be quite obvious, maybe things are not so simple.
I am from Greece basically, and here there is about 100 euros price difference between these two. The i5 costs 200 and the i7 costs 300.
So, for a PC that will be let's say 75% for gaming and 25% for other activities (like high-end programmes etc) is the 3770 worth its 100 euro difference compared to 2500K ?
Also is it safe to overclock at 4.5 GHz the i5 2500K, to be better or equal to i7 3770? I have a water cooling system also, Corsair H50.