Question about my motherboard


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Greetings. I have an Asrok Z77 Extreme 6 Motherboard.

I currently have an I5 3570K in there. I believe my Mobo is LGA 1155.

Can I pull out the 3570L and drop in a I7 4790K? I 'think' they are the same socket.

Not sure if I will see any real increase in performance. I over clock the I5 to 4.2.

Any advice is welcome.


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Thanks very much. Its probably much smarter to wait for the price of the new DDR4 Motherboards and Processors to come down in price and upgrade with those.


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Initially from what I hear, DDR4 will not make that much difference. Sure it paves the way for future platforms, but that is in the future.