Hi.I want to build a new pc but i m bit confused. Should should i buy new intel i5 6600k or old i5 4460. Thanks

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  1. Budget and use case like gaming, general net, rendering.

    There's probably a sticky that you can fill in to the best of your ability.
  2. fport said:
    Budget and use case like gaming, general net, rendering.

    There's probably a sticky that you can fill in to the best of your ability.


    Please elaborate it.
  3. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/353572-31-build-upgrade-advice - fill in as much as you can

    There is a tremendous resource here at Tom's of enthusiast builders. All they need
    is a clue about what the OP (original poster) needs and has a budget for. Sometimes
    what you can get for your money far exceeds your expectations when they come up
    with options that would never occur to you because of the confusing array of information
    on the web and through advertising.

    Your country of origin, where you can order from, what your technical skill level is are
    just as important as your budget and use for the computer.

    The standard way to express what you want is to fill out the pcpartpicker.com for for
    a build to feel your way around spec'ing a system out. If amazon or newegg are not
    available then there are still lots of options.

    To finally answer your question about old i5 to new i5 the answer is, it depends. The older
    i5 system has many many options and lots of solutions exist for almost any need and
    budget. You get tried and tested solutions often with a budget path for everything.

    The new i5 on the other hand has the new technologies built into the motherboard and
    things like M.2 with NVMe technology as well as DDR4 for a little more stretch to the future.
  4. Thank you for your suggestion.

    Well there is not significant difference in performance between two cpu's . However , cost is very high of all skylake compatible components such as motherboard, ddr4 ram ,cpu. But for now 4th generation i7 is far better than in term of performance per cost.

    Here is my build.
    Cpu intel i5 4460
    Motherboard Gigabyte GA-H97M-D3H
    Gpu asus gtx960 strix
    Ram corsair vengeance 8 gb 1600mhz
    Cabinet corsair carbide 200r
    Smps Seasonic s12 520 gold series.
    Hard disk wd 1tb blue.

    Is it good in this price range. Thanks for your help.
  5. Price range? Not sure. But it is a nice rig for general gaming and usage. You can use PCPartPicker if you want to know the pricing of things.
  6. if you're gaming @ 1080p 60hz. I say stay with your build. get a gtx 970 or r9 390.
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