JustanotherPilot

CPU upgrade from i7-4790K socket LGA1150

Recommended Posts

I'm  using the i7-4790k in an Asus Z97 Socket LGA 1150 mobo and would like to know if I could upgrade the cpu to  a later series, for better performance in P3dv4.3, if so,any recommendations?

steve

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Help AVSIM continue to serve you!
Please donate today!

7 minutes ago, JustanotherPilot said:

I'm  using the i7-4790k in an Asus Z97 Socket LGA 1150 mobo and would like to know if I could upgrade the cpu to  a later series, for better performance in P3dv4.3, if so,any recommendations?

steve

This forum is filled with this question and answers. Just look a few steps down from this topic, and you will find plenty of suggestions, experiences , and recommendations. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If you want to stick with the 1150 mobo, the short answer is no. I have the same CPU and checked this out just last week. I have decided to stay with it until next year sometime since I am very pleased with the performance at 1080P (specs in signature below).

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'll   keep it until its not longer capable of powering my system with monitors resolution  of 2560 x 1440, just thought I'd test the water for a quick upgrade.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

What video card are you using? I have a 1070 and am happy with the performance!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I have a 1060, which I'm also happy with, would like a 1080 or new 20 series but they are way out of may budget.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Apparently there is a new version of the 1060 coming with the 5X ram as opposed to the basic 5. Supposed to be a nice improvement to the 1060.

Dave

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
3 hours ago, dbw1 said:

Apparently there is a new version of the 1060 coming with the 5X ram as opposed to the basic 5. Supposed to be a nice improvement to the 1060.

Dave

If it's anything like the GDDR5X version of the 1080 (I have the MSI GTX 1080 Gaming X Plus), you're probably looking at about a 5% improvement over the standard GDDR5 version.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now