i5 4590 + h97 mobo + r9 270 vs i5 4570 + h87/h81 mobo + r9 270x/280

Hi everybody,
should i get a newer i5 4590 + h97 mobo + r9 270 or an older i5 4570 + h87/h81 (cheaper mobo) + r9 270x/280?
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  1. Games are primarily driven by the graphics card.
    The difference in clock between a 4590 @3.3 and a 4570@3.2 is not significant.
    The option with 4570 and R9 270C or 280 would be better.
  2. geofelt said:
    Games are primarily driven by the graphics card.
    The difference in clock between a 4590 @3.3 and a 4570@3.2 is not significant.
    The option with 4570 and R9 270C or 280 would be better.


    Gaming isn't the only aim of this pc. I'd also use "heavy" programs and VMs
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