2500k mobo is dying after eight years. What's the new bang-for-the-buck CPU?

Discussion in 'Intel Processors' started by Stiletto, Jul 28, 2019.

  1. horrorshow

    horrorshow [H]ardness Supreme

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    The real "magic" in the newer cpu architectures and ddr4 ram is in the 1% lows/min FPS..

    OP: The best deal in town atm is a Ryzen 3600/Asrock B450 Pro4/2x8GB DDR4 3200 combo. (IMO)
     
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  2. OFaceSIG

    OFaceSIG [H]ard|Gawd

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    Live near a microcenter?
     
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  3. e-Killer

    e-Killer n00b

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    If you enkoye OC in your 2500K and big perfomance you should consider 3600X + B450 mobo router. perhaps you cand find the 9100G+H310 its a cool cheap and powrful enough combo for gaming.
     
  4. jbc029

    jbc029 Limp Gawd

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    Whoosh...and the point is missed. If you've got the magic recipe to make modern multithread game engines that want more than 4 threads suddenly be indistinguishable with only 4, why would you spend more than just the bare minimum?

    You don't need it, right? You know how to make 6 or even 8 thread games be happy with 4. I'm sure with that type of wizardry, you dont need to OC either.
     
  5. spine

    spine 2[H]4U

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    You even quoted me saying 8+ threads! That means more than 8. I don't believe there's any game out there that needs more than 8. Anyone saying there is probably just has an overloaded system.