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CPU/MOBO advice needed

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Hi, I was wondering what you guys think of the i7-4790k? I was going back and forth in head about getting the 4770k or 4820k then I heard about the 4790k about to come out. Is there any other CPU model to be released soon that’s worth the wait or should I just go with the 4790k.
P.S. What do u guys think is the best (Asus) MOBO/Chipset to go with it?

4820k
· 22 nm Ivy Bridge-E
· 10MB L3 Cache
· 130W
· Max Memory Size 64 GB
· Clock Speed 3.7 GHz / Turbo Boost up to 3.9 GHz
Max Memory Bandwidth 59.7BG/s
Launched Q3'13
# Of Memory Channels 4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes 40
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) YES
Runs Cooler

Vs 4770k
· Clock Speed 3.5 GHz / Turbo Boost up to 3.9 GHz
· Max Memory Size 32 GB
· Intel Wireless Display
· Instruction Set: SSE 4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
22 mm Haswell 84W
Max Memory Bandwidth 25.6GB/s
Launched Q2'13
# Of Memory Channels 2
Max # of PCI Express Lanes 16
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) NO
 
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What is the system being used for? That will help determining whether to go x79/4820k or z97/4790k.
 

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z97/4790k.
 
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Id get an I3 and just play yesterday's games if I were you;p jk