1150 platform, maximum 4C8T still mainly focus on home user. Even you need a PC with better performance on gaming, photoshop, just pick a i7 CPU would be fine.
2011 platform, now we call the most update 2011-3 mainly design for workstation and some server entry with 6C12T. The entry level CPU 5820K already have the same performance with tip-top 1150 CPU. If you need a PC for design, rendering, compression, encryption, you'll need to start with this.