If you’re looking for a chip upgrade, the Intel Core i7 – 7700K may peak your interest. The Intel Core i7 – 7700K is Intel’s new LGA1151 CPU. It’s a quad-core processor with Hyper-Threading of up to 8 threads simultaneously which will make for smooth computer operation during multiple tasks. It also has 8MB of Smart Cache to share cache memory, an 8GTps DMI 3.0 link for data transfer and a dual channel memory controller for improved performance. The core clock also has a base speed of 4.2GHz. This chip’s bandwidth is 38.4GBps and can support up to 16PCIe 3.0 lanes. With a new process called 14PLUS, it has a higher fin height and greater pitch than the last version. There is also an unlocked multiplier which allows for even higher frequency and performance when used with a Z270 motherboard or a compatible board.
For retail price of $339 you can make the worth-while upgrade.
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