[SOLVED] Is it worth it to upgrade from I5 4440 to I5 9600k?

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I intend to upgrade from I5 4440 to I5 9600(ram,+mobo) as I want to play in 1080p , so Im looking forward to reach 60 fps in single games such metro exodus ,Sekrio, far cry dawn. Is upgrading will give me a real difference? And unforunatly ryzen not provided in my country.
My current rig is:
Gpu: 1060 6g msi gaming x
Cpu :I5 4440 to I5 9600k (370$)
M.B.: h81 to Z390 msi carbon (280$)
Ram : 8g ddr3 1330 to 8g ddr4 3000hrz (75$)
P.S.U: 500 antec
Monitor : old samsung 1333x768 2011 im keeping it for now.
 
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$370 for a 9600K?! SHould be $270 or so...The 9700K should only be $409 at current Amazon prices, and is the standard 'go to' lately if choosing an Intel performance w/ value solution.....
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does that $375 price already include some sort of exorbitant 40-50% 'value'/'import tax of some type?

If you play any of the newest games that might be struggling with only 4 threads, then the jump to 6 faster/better cores would be nice, and far nice again once you upgrade GPUs in the future.
 
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$370 for a 9600K?! SHould be $270 or so...The 9700K should only be $409 at current Amazon prices, and is the standard 'go to' lately if choosing an Intel performance w/ value solution.....
:(

does that $375 price already include some sort of exorbitant 40-50% 'value'/'import tax of some type?

If you play any of the newest games that might be struggling with only 4 threads, then the jump to 6 faster/better cores would be nice, and far nice again once you upgrade GPUs in the future.
The tax is too high here , so the best advice is to go on with that . I tried to find i5 8400 it was 265$ here but disappeared from all shops so I decided to go for 9600K. sadly I cant upgrade both Gpu and Cpu so i have to prioritize , Can i hold 1080p 60 fps with i5 9600k.
 

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personally an i7-4790k would be a good option, no new memory, no new mobo, no reinstall, 4Cores 8 Threads, and a much higher clock speed (get a new cooler). Maybe get another 8GB. Much more cost effective given your resolution.
Good idea!! That what i intend to do now , i hope to find one.
 

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