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For the hefty price tag you would hope this is a five star item. I'll be honest. I read the reviews from other sites and when I hit the order button my heart sank. I was coming from an i7 4790k and thought that the performance gain would be lackluster.
I was wrong, I was very, very wrong. Holy god. This thing is a monster. When I opened the box angels sang from above, the heaven's opened, Jesus, God, and the Holy Spirit all ran to me and screamed "I can't believe you bought this! It costs sooo much and no one needs it!" While true, if you're looking to do a ludicrous build, this should be your cornerstone. Overall, an excellent purchase, and something I would recommend doing at least once in your life if you have treat-yo-self money.
TL;DR: If you're even bothering to read this post, you should go ahead and buy it. If you're looking for someone to tell you that you don't need it, and you will be happier with an i7 and won't regret not picking this one, you're going to need to look elsewhere.
Absolutely love this beast! If you had told me last year that there would be a 10 core CPU that overclocks to 4.7Ghz like it's nothing I would have laughed at you! Here we are though and I could not be more happy with where technology is today! This is a very powerful CPU and while it is a little hot, it's nothing a delid can't solve! Well worth the money and I would recommend the 7900X looking for a good enthusiast processor!