Possible upgrade in near future what do you guys think

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  1. Dave2

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    Ok so few weeks back my gtx 970 died and I got a full refund from amazon and decided to get a gtx 980Ti which is amazing :)

    Any ways I currently have a I7 2600k OC 4ghz 16gb ddr3 1600 ram.

    Im thinking of upgrading as I am unsure how outdated my CPU is in conjunction to me new card.

    What would you guys suggest ? get a upgrade or wait a little longer ?

    If I was to upgrade what CPU would benefit ?
     
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    I think you're fine as it is unless you see your CPU maxed out when gaming?
     
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    I need to double check but i dont think the CPU has maxed out as yet.
     
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    You'll be fine. That's still a very powerful combination. I have a 2600k OC'd @ 4.4GHz and it performs very well.

    For the last couple of years I've been toying with upgrading myself. But every time a new generation of CPU comes along and I do the performance comparisons. It really isn't worth the money for such a modest gain in performance.

    However the new motherboards feature set is much better. So if you want the new features then the upgrade may be worth it. Depends what you want to do.

    The only thing that would tempt me now are the top of the range Haswell-e CPUs. Which isn't going to happen because your talking anything from £1200 - £1500 just to upgrade the mobo, CPU and RAM.
     
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    Yea to get the 40 + PCI-E Lanes and a good motherboard and ddr4 ram would cost a good price.

    Like you say the 2600K still kicks ass, My main nudge towards the upgrade would be the ddr4 ram and new motherboard.
     

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