I have almost the same rig as yours except my cpu is the K version and the gpu Asus gtx 1080 strix. I can tell you pretty much every game you have mentioned will run at higher than 60fps with the gtx 1080 at 1440p Rise of the tomb raider, the game that forced me to upgrade from the gtx 970, could even run at 4K but you would need to turn AA off The 1070 shouldn'd be that much … [Read more...] about i7 4790 (non k) bottleneck for gtx 1080/rtx 2070
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yeah, there would be a bump in FPS for sure. The 8700k is the best gaming chip you can get right now. Yes, others (AMD/Intel 8600k etc) are close, but the 8700k is awesome. It will push more FPS out of your 1080ti. No doubting that. How much varies from game to game. I'm not sure even with an 8700k you will hit 144hz/fps at 1440p, some games yes CS:GO, maybe fortnight, less … [Read more...] about i7 4790 or i7 8700k
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Friend of mine currently own a FX-8350 and wants to upgrade. She found a used i7-4790 (non 'K') + motherboard (not sure of chipset or model) for $200 even. GPU userbench states that the i3-8100 has a 6% performance lead. Is that a gaming comparison or something else? (link below) GPU userbenchmark i7-4790 vs i3-8100 … [Read more...] about i7-4790 equivalent to i3-8100?
Hands down, I'd say Ryzen - AT LEAST a 1600... an OC'd 4790k would still be stronger than 1500x on down.But that also means a new motherboard and ram as well.PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchantCPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($170.90 @ OutletPC) Motherboard: ASRock - AB350 Pro4 ATX AM4 Motherboard ($73.88 @ OutletPC) Memory: Patriot - Viper 4 … [Read more...] about i3 4170 to i7 4790 or buy ryzen instead?