PC upgrade?

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  1. FaceyDuck

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    Hey guys, I'm thinking of upgrading my CPU to an Intel i9 EXTREME with 18 processor cores, and also getting 64 GB of RAM, should I do it? Post your suggestions!
     
  2. Señor Krill

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    depends on what you do
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    if your just playing games that's overkill, I do programming, 3D modeling and some AI and the 32GB pc they provided was overkill. but it was nice having that extra headroom to play with
     
  3. FaceyDuck

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    Yeah, I make my computer do a lot of multitasking, like gaming while having a lot of things open while recording and stuff like that, but I understand what you mean. I think the upgrade would be great, but I have to pay for a $1000 CPU! This is why I need suggestions
    Oh and also, I'm going to need water cooling
     
  4. rottenfitzy

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    Your specs are overkill for 90% of applications already, so I wouldn’t recommend it.
     
  5. Señor Krill

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    I stand with your opinion.
    If I may ask Facey, how old are you. if your still in school or even university your pc won't need a upgrade for atleast 3 years
     
  6. FaceyDuck

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    Maybe I should do the regular i9 but I HATE the i7 I'm using right now. It always just overheats and that makes it slow.
    I need to future proof my computer, because I don't plan on getting another one for a long time.
     
  7. Señor Krill

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    if the i7 overheats the i9 will also overheat. rather get better cooling instead of getting a i9. And a i7 is future proof
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    also check benchmarks, the 7900k does better than a i9 9900k in some games. I really suggest not upgrading as a i9 is more of a workstation cpu
     
  8. FaceyDuck

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    I was saying I would get water cooling along with my i9, and I'm getting a relatively fast i9.
     
  9. Señor Krill

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    ah okay forgot about that. But which i9 are you getting. as the extra cores dont really help alot in games
     
  10. PriusRepellent

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    i7s are hot chips. Always have been. You should get a good cooler for it. A 100mm+ AIO would be ideal.
     
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