My current PC
Intel i5-2500k @ 4.5GHz
12GB 1600MHz DDR3 RAM
The Ubuntu root is installed on an SSD, but the home folder is installed on a mechanical HDD. The SSD is only 128GB so not enough for compiler cache (ccache) as well as the AOSP/CM source (I have both). I've been considering an upgrade to and Intel i5-4690k under the illusion it would help me lower the build time. This new CPU would necessitate a new motherboard, and I'd probably get one of the new Z97 boards with am M.2 slot, and then grab a 256GB M.2 SSD. At this point I could have the source on an ssd and perhaps speed up compiling...
Or would it? I mean, would I get maybe ten minutes off my compile time, or would the benefits be significantly greater? If it's only ten minutes, I may just not bother.