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i7 2600k worth upgrading over i5 3330?

i found an i7 2600k used for sale 135$. i was wondering if its worth to upgrade from my i5 3330 because im having a little bit of 100% cpu usage on some games.
pc specs:
intel dh61ww
evga gtx 970 sc
2x4 ddr3 ram 1333mhz
thermaltake smart se 530w
also would like to know if the cpu is compatible with my mobo , compatibility list it is compatible but i wanna be sure about it.
not planning to overclock.
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  1. You can't overclock it. But it is better than that i5. Your i5 is 5yrs old and you might want to get a new build instead.
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  2. envy14tpe said:
    You can't overclock it. But it is better than that i5. Your i5 is 5yrs old and you might want to get a new build instead.


    i have it since 2014 , and its ok , but i want a new cpu for the next 2 years , until i get a new system
    ty
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  3. https://www.cpubenchmark.net/high_end_cpus.html

    here the 2600K get a 8400 score

    your 3330 gets 5,899 score... so a short time solution for you to get better frames, yeah.... but it is singing on the last verse
    Reply to BringerOfTea
  4. Best answer
    Go ahead and get 2600k but sell off the 3330. You'll gain in L3 cache and more threads.
    Reply to envy14tpe
  5. envy14tpe said:
    Go ahead and get 2600k but sell off the 3330. You'll gain in L3 cache and more threads.

    ok , maybe ill sell the i5 or keep it for my other pc which i only play dota 2 and csgo on. or maybe sell it for a 4th gen i3.
    ty for your help :)
    Reply to alduin bane of kings
  6. i7-2600K is:

    a) about 14% faster for single thread performance at default clock

    b) TOTAL processing power is roughly 40% higher.


    *So your FPS will improve, especially the LOWS but it's not clear how much MORE of the CPU those games hitting 100% can utilize so the real gains are likely somewhere between 0% and 20%.
    Reply to photonboy
  7. Glad to help. As mentioned above, you will see improvement in low fps and average. Also, the 2600k hits 3.8GHz whereas the 3330 hits only 3.2GHz.
    Reply to envy14tpe
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