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
Intel i7 4790
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
It it very strange but I have a H81M-A motherboard (two actually). I bought a used 4790 i7 and tried to use it on one of the motherboards. It did not work, I updated to the latest bios using used a usb drive and the bios update itself (not in windows). I updated it to 2203, but it still did not work. I tried it on the other motherboard which already had 2203 installed and it … [Read more...] about ASUS H81M-A and 4790
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?
The Original Ralph said: the cpu has thermal limiter that will slow the cpu down at 100C (i've got a 4790(non-k) on another computer. Something is odd about it bsoding at 60CThanks for the reply, So this time i was filming my screen basically waiting it to blue screen, when it did just before hand I couldn't see anything that would scream out this is the problem, … [Read more...] about I7 -4790k Overheating And BlueScreening at 60c