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Old June 3, 2013, 06:00 PM
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I'm currently running a 2600K with an ROG Maximus Extreme-Z motherboard. I'm debating on if I should make the jump to Haswell. Budget will be an extra $200 above what I get for the cpu and mother if I decide to upgrade.

I'll mainly be playing Diablo III, WoW and BF4 and doing some ocing.



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Old June 3, 2013, 06:06 PM
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I would personally say no. Especially if you have your 2600k overclocked.
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Old June 3, 2013, 08:05 PM
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I wouldn't say it is worth it as none of those are going to be improved by a newer cpu running a dedicate graphics card
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The only reason for you to upgrade is if you want to play with new hardware, performance wise, there is no reason.
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Read the thread above this one. You should get your answer right there. Good luck!
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only that it uses less power to do current chore and burn a hole in pocket book, go for it if have money to burn
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Dont. try challenging your self by using what you have got till it either breaks or can no longer do what you want it to. Its like being a socket 775 user like me!! It does everything I want it to, I just want a better processor
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Old June 4, 2013, 12:29 PM
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Thanks guys.

After reading your responses and thinking long and hard I don't think I'm going to upgrade. I think I will either wait till Broadwell comes out or skip the whole 1150 socket and wait for Skylake to be released in 2015.
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Agree with others. No real point.
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In many cases new shouldn't be used with the word "upgrade", there maybe no upgrade at all really, a side grade or in some cases a down grade. It's all relevant to what features your looking for.
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