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CPU upgrade time?

My hardware is getting old pafter few years so I was considering to renew and upgrade it.
At the moment i I have I7 3770k , Asus P8 Z77-V Pro and 16 GB corsair 1600 GTX 1070, SSD 850evo + 2TB maxtor, MonitorAsus MG279Q
Is it still decent? If not should from what CPU should I consider? Then maiboard and ram come easy

thank you guys
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  1. Yeah... it's a pretty decent rig.

    Are you having any trouble while gaming? How many FPS, on which game?
    That rig should handle AAA titles fairly well in 1080p with 60+ FPS at all times...

    You can consider going 7700K or a Ryzen 1800x but i don't see why you would tbh.
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  2. Nothing really wrong with that setup IMO.

    But if you wanted to upgrade the i7 7700K would be the one to get, and a Z270 Motherboard.
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  3. What clock speed are you running at? That's still not a bad CPU, and i don't think you have many fps issues with that setup. If you do want to upgrade, its either the 7700K or the Ryzen 1700 to move forward. Do you have issues in any games? Do you do other things than gaming? Streaming, rendering or encoding?
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  4. I play in 2k resolution, not FPS but games like World Of Warcraft, the witcher 3 and so on
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  5. JediMa said:
    Is it still decent? If not should from what CPU should I consider?

    It's still very high end pc.
    But ... since you're gaming on a 1440p 144hz monitor, you might consider upgrading to more beefy graphics.
    GTX 1080 /GTX 1080Ti perhaps?

    CPU upgrade at this point would be of little benefit (definitely not worth it - considering expenses and resulting effect).
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  6. MRBANG1 said:
    What clock speed are you running at? That's still not a bad CPU, and i don't think you have many fps issues with that setup. If you do want to upgrade, its either the 7700K or the Ryzen 1700 to move forward. Do you have issues in any games? Do you do other things than gaming? Streaming, rendering or encoding?


    No actually not, it's just a periodic upgrade.. i've this CPU and Motherboard for 3 years now and I was wondering if it was time to change them to prevent any future fail, improve performances and have new features
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  7. That CPU is better than what most people around here have. Not everyone is rocking a Core i7 7700K. Even if you did do the upgrade it wouldn't be that big. There's a 5% increase to haswell, 5% increase to broadwell, and another 5% increase to skylake. That's where the improvements on ipc end. You pay another $650 or so to upgrade to the latest platform for what? A 15% increase in IPC. I don't see how that's justified. Wait until something comes out that's worth the upgrade for gaming. The improvement from 3770K to 7700K isn't going to be anything noticeable. There are people who have upgraded from a 4790K to a 7700K and say it was totally worth it. Of course they want to say it was worth it. They don't want to say, "I just wasted $700 on a meaningless upgrade."
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  8. Best answer
    JediMa said:
    MRBANG1 said:
    What clock speed are you running at? That's still not a bad CPU, and i don't think you have many fps issues with that setup. If you do want to upgrade, its either the 7700K or the Ryzen 1700 to move forward. Do you have issues in any games? Do you do other things than gaming? Streaming, rendering or encoding?


    No actually not, it's just a periodic upgrade.. i've this CPU and Motherboard for 3 years now and I was wondering if it was time to change them to prevent any future fail, improve performances and have new features


    You shouldn't do periodic upgrades. You just need to assess the situation you're in. Are games starting to not play as well as you want? Upgrade if they aren't playing how you want. If everything still plays good why upgrade? It's mostly money wasted if you upgrade a system that still plays good.
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  9. I'd have to agree with a lot of the sentiment here. If it's keeping up with your needs, then it's a keeper.

    When it starts falling short is, in my opinion, when you should start looking for upgrades. The money you don't spend now can buy better technology in the future when your system finally starts showing its age by not meeting the demands of what you're running.
    Reply to King_V
  10. Ok guys I liked your replies, they all make sense, I will wait then because If I have to consider its performances .. it's working very well
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  11. I had been using an i7-3770k w/ 32gb memory + a gtx 1070. Game-wise, everything seemed to be running ok with it. Ended up changing it over to a Ryzen 7 1700 w/ 32gb memory + same video card.

    However, the left-over 3770k... I ended up putting together another system with those parts and just ordered a RX 580 off of Newegg. Planning to connect it to the tv out in the living room.
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