The 4 cores in the Core i7-4820K 4-Core ismore than enoughfor gaming purposes. The Core i7-3960X 6-Core has 4 more threads than the Core i7-4820K 4-Core. Both the Core i7-4820K 4-Core and the Core i7-3960X 6-Core use hyperthreading.
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Is the i5 4820k good for gaming?
Yes the 4820k is comparable to a 4770k in performance, plus you get room to upgrade to the 6 core 4930k in the future More sharing options… More sharing options… It’ll be fine for gaming but X79 is kinda of overkill if your just gaming but if your gaming as well as editing than its fine
How good is the Intel Core i7-4820K?
The range of scores (95th – 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4820K is just 20%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4820K performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.
Is the 4820k a step forward for Intel processors?
The 4820K isn’t really a step forward in any particular direction but rather a variant on what’s already been available (performance wise) for a few years. As long as Intel is largely competing with itself they will likely continue with these sorts of incremental releases.
Should I get a 4820k for 64GB of RAM?
If you want 64GB of ram I’m guessing you will be running virtual machines and/or video editing? Yes the 4820k is comparable to a 4770k in performance, plus you get room to upgrade to the 6 core 4930k in the future More sharing options…