Question Upgrading a Core i3 to an i7

Orcedi

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I've been thinking of switching my Core i3-4170 out for a Core i7-4790K. That brings up 3 questions:
  1. Would I need to upgrade my BIOS?
  2. Would my 360 Watt power supply be enough?
  3. Would it be better to get a new motherboard to switch out for a newer generation CPU and also DDR4 RAM?
My specs:
Intel Core i3 4170 @ 3.70GHz
2047MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Gigabyte)
MSI H81M-P33 (MS-7817)
8,00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 800MHz
931GB Seagate ST1000DM003-1SB102 ATA
Seasonic G-360 360W 80 PLUS Gold Active PFC
Any advice is appreciated!
 

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