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Question New processor (solved)

New processor

  • I7-7700 with custom cooler totalling around 330

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  • I7-7700k with stock cooler totalling around 430

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  • Ryzen 5 3500x with B550M PRO4 + 8GB of RAM totalling around 350

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  • Ryzen 5 3600x with B550M PRO4 + 8GB of RAM totalling around 350

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Hello,

I am planning on upgrading my Intel Pentium G4560 to a better and newer processor.
I have done some research and I want to buy an I7-7700 tray and with a Be Quiet Pure Rock 2.

However, my friends are trying to convince me to buy a Ryzen 7 3700x which means that I would have to buy a new motherboard. I am currently running a MSI H110M ECO lga 1151 motherboard which hasn't bottlenecked me other than 330 mhz of my RAM and the Pentium is running with a 1050 TI which is slightly overclocked
The arguments my friends are giving are that a ryzen has 4 extra cores and that I will probably have to replace my processor in a few years if I purchase an I7 non K version. I don't really feel the need to do an upgrade of around 450 euros. But if you guys think it is a better idea to get a Ryzen 7 3700x with a new mb than i'll probably go for that. So please let me know what you would do, an I7-7700 with a nice cooler totalling around 330 euros, or a Ryzen 7 3700x stock cooler and a new motherboard totalling around 450 euros or go for an I7-7700k which would bring the total up to around 430 euros.
 
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These are the current specs, I've built this PC upgrade ready.

CPU: Intel Pentium G4560 Dual core (Stock cooler)
GPU: MSI GeForce GTX 1050TI 4GT OC
RAM: G.Skill Aegis F4-3000C16S-8GISB (1*8GB)
SSD: 1 TB Crucial MX500 2,5"
HDD: 1 TB Samsung HD103SJ
Motherboard: MSI H110M ECO
Case: Cooler Master K380 (old)
PSU: Corsair VS550
 
The i7-770 is a good CPU, however, its performance is that of the "low end" CPU now. Both Intel and AMD in the most current generation have gone to 4c/8t for their Ryzen 3 or i3 CPUs. With the 4c/8t CPUs now the low end & PS5/Xbox Next having 8c/16t, you will soon find more games using more threads. For about the same cost as the 7700 + HSF, you could get a Ryzen 3600 which is 6c/12t and does great mid-range gaming performance, an Asrock B550M Pro4 motherboard, and another 8GB DIMM. You can even throw in a CPU cooler if you want it to be quieter, I do know that the 3600's included cooler can be a bit loud.
 
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If your budget is big enough for a new motherboard and cpu then go with the ryzen setup. If not get the i7 and another stick of 8gb ram . What do you plan on doing with the pc ? Gaming ? If so what resolution you play at ? What refresh rate is your monitor . Little bit more info . If all you play is AAA games the. Getting a ryzen 7 would be pointless you get same results if not better with a ryzen 5 3600
 
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I play alot of rainbow six siege which is a game in which you need fps, on medium/low settings 1920x1080 it runs with a steady 55/60 fps if I close down all unnecessary background programs. Otherwise it runs around 45/50 fps. I use a 1920x1080 monitor which comes factory 60 hz, but I was able to squeeze 14 more hz out of it bringing it up to 74 hz. Of course I am planning to go to 144 hz in the future, but if my PC can't run it it would be a bit useless. So I will also need to upgrade my GPU
 
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