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?
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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?
yhwhshua.lamooreMar 31, 2018, 6:43 PM I have a lenovo ThinkCentre M93p with 16gb of ram and of course an i7 4790, I would like to know whether the cpu bottlenecks the GTX 1080 at 1080p, if so, I hypothesize that it may not at 1440p and/or 4k, since when the resolution becomes higher, most games become more gpu bound, which in theory should level out any bottleneck, if any. Any … [Read more...] about Is the i7 4790(no k) powerful enough for the GTX 1080(single fan) at 1080p? 1440p? and 4k?