Hey Pc users and builders, i'm getting a new motherboard, not because my 1156 board is useless, but because i feel like i want to treat my self to some new hardware. The new motherboard i will be getting is a MSI Z68A-GD80 (G3), so with this new board i need a new CPU. The only thing i use my PC for is pretty much just gaming, as my main computer is Apple based.
So i have been watching review and benchmarks on gaming with the i5 2500k and the i7 2600k and in the gaming benchmarks not much set them apart. So i kind of just want to eliminate the 2600k here. But then we have the i7 2700k, and comparing that to the 2500k, the 2700k takes the performance in gaming a bit higher. But would it be worth it? i'm kind of having a hard time deciding.
Part of me just want the i5 2500k, but then the other side of me purely want to just get the 2700k because it can. So what route would you go? 2500k or 2700k.
Unless of course any of you can convince me to get a 2011 board with a i7 3820 instead. But gaming benchmarks on that isn't really mind blowing, they are pretty much close to the 2600k and 2700k.