time to switch to team red! but is it worth it?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Dan, Jul 11, 2019.

  1. Dan

    Dan [H]ardness Supreme

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    intel i5-4670k @ 4.5 (cant get any higher)
    Shit Asrock mobo since my asus died
    Xfx vega 56
    5760x1080@144hz + 2560x1080@75hz.
    1tb SSD with 4tb 7200.
    games I play: Destiny 2, FFXIV, WoW, and occasionally Dab into other stuff.

    I want to buy a Ryzen 3600, Gigabyte b450 pro Wifi board. Ill need another 16gb of ram and a 240m Corsair cooler paired with it and OC'd as much as i can.

    I mean, are we talking like 10 fps jump in games? No idea where the ryzen 3600 can clock too but i heard it can compete pretty closely with intel in the IPC department. The upgrade itch is coming. I might scoop up a 5700xt within the next few months once its had some time to settle in.
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  2. TheFlayedMan

    TheFlayedMan Limp Gawd

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    Probably better off upgrading your graphics card for more fps in games. Nice set up though looks sweet.
     
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    Dan [H]ardness Supreme

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    I will be getting a 1080ti/2080/AMD 5700xt in the next few months. my CPU is just dying to be retired currently though lol.
     
  4. pendragon1

    pendragon1 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    you's probably see a decent max fps bump but i'd bet your minimums would come way up and then more with a new gpu.
     
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    There are not many reviews of the 3600 yet but I gather it performs roughly the same as the 8700k.
     
  6. daphatgrant

    daphatgrant Moderator Staff Member

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    Personally I'd grab a gpu first while letting the bugs get worked out of Zen2.
     
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    I went from a xeon 4770 equivalent to a r7 1700x a while back and was a pretty lateral move on a 980ti, I would think the jump from that to zen 2 would be pretty good. There is a guide floating around these forums that shows the vrm of the current am4 boards, so you should be able to find a quality 4xx series board. I would guess that there will need to be a few rounds of patching to be up to x570 level.
     
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    You named Destiny 2, grab a GPU, wait for fixes, or go 9900k. Having played WoW in the distant past, I wouldn't want a WHEA/bluescreen while raiding....
     
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    Dermen Limp Gawd

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    If OCing a lot the MSI B450 Pro Carbon has better VRM than the Gigabyte and the last time I shopped they were similarly priced. IIRC it has the best VRM on B450.