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Is the i7 6700k really worth it?

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Sorry for all the PC questions lately, really trying to find a good upgrade!

 

Basically the title is my question. Is it worth $350? Paired with the GTX 1060, and the MSI Z170A, what could I expect in P3D and GTA? I normally get around 20FPS in P3D and 60FPS in GTA V.

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The CPU will be good for P3D

 

The GPU will be good for GTA

 

The two programs are really kind of sensitive to opposite things, I think, though of course there is some overlap.

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The CPU will be good for P3D

 

The GPU will be good for GTA

 

The two programs are really kind of sensitive to opposite things, I think, though of course there is some overlap.

 

I see you have the 6700k, how does it perform within P3D, in the NGX?

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Sorry for all the PC questions lately, really trying to find a good upgrade!

 

Basically the title is my question. Is it worth $350? Paired with the GTX 1060, and the MSI Z170A, what could I expect in P3D and GTA? I normally get around 20FPS in P3D and 60FPS in GTA V.

 

 

If on a budget and not requiring HT, the 6600K will serve you well, and overlooks well usually. 

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If on a budget and not requiring HT, the 6600K will serve you well, and overlooks well usually. 

 

I was actually going to go with the 6600k, but I decided to just go all out. I'm tired of having 20 frames in P3D, so I decided the 6700k would be a nice choice, I just want to see how it performs.

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I see you have the 6700k, how does it perform within P3D, in the NGX?

 

The 6700K is a phenomenal chip, I love it! Overclocks great, performance is far superior and with a simple all in one cooler the temps a great too.

 

4.80Ghz, I get north of 30fps all the time in the NGX at payware airports. The 777 still drops me down to about 24-26fps in VC at KLAX, but I have tons of AI traffic and a 4k display.

 

See this 

 

Or this to get an idea, these I made off my PC not too long ago, 

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I was actually going to go with the 6600k, but I decided to just go all out. I'm tired of having 20 frames in P3D, so I decided the 6700k would be a nice choice, I just want to see how it performs.

 

 

Yep, I had a great budget, and just play games these days no simming. Don't regret going for the 6700K at all.

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Thank you all,

 

Looks like the 6700k will my choice! 

 

BTW, that 737NGX approach was absolutely stunning!

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