Legit Reviews have published an interesting article looking at the process behind upgrading from Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 to Core i7-4770K:\n \n[QUOTE]"We all love doing computer upgrades, but sometimes we have to ask ourselves if a full system upgrade is worth it or necessary. There are times that you may only gain a small percentage of a performance boost, where there are other times that you gain significant increases. Today I am going to compare my original Intel Kentsfield CPU and X38 motherboard to a shiny new Haswell CPU and Z87 motherboard. I didn’t have a complete goal on how much I was going to spend, but I had my limits, too. I wanted something faster for gaming, photo editing, and the occasional HD video encoding.\n \nHere is the short story about how I came into my old system and the upgrades that came along the way…"[/QUOTE]\n \n[CENTER][IMG]http://legitreviews.com/images/reviews/2247/core2quad_550.jpg[/IMG][/CENTER]\n \nRead more [URL="http://www.legitreviews.com/article/2247/1/"]here[/URL].