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Can 2.7GHz run a HD 7970 ?

Intel Pentium Dual-Core E5400 2.7Ghz can run the beast ?
What do you think ?
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  1. I dont think so.

    you would need an i5-2/3/4xxx OR fx-63/83xx cpu to run it without bottlenecks
  2. Best answer
    Will it work? Yes

    Will it work well? No
  3. one word, bottleneck
  4. Nazmi07 said:
    Intel Pentium Dual-Core E5400 2.7Ghz can run the beast ?
    What do you think ?


    Kind of a weird question. You are asking if an old Pentium (from 4 years ago) can run a $400 GPU. It can run a 7970 but you really should upgrade to a quad core CPU.
  5. chromic said:
    I dont think so.

    you would need an i5-2/3/4xxx OR fx-63/83xx cpu to run it without bottlenecks


    i know, just wondering, i would get the 3570k

    Cons29 said:
    one word, bottleneck


    Indeed.. haha

    Anonymous said:
    Nazmi07 said:
    Intel Pentium Dual-Core E5400 2.7Ghz can run the beast ?
    What do you think ?


    Kind of a weird question. You are asking if an old Pentium (from 4 years ago) can run a $400 GPU. It can run a 7970 but you really should upgrade to a quad core CPU.


    Yeah, i want the 7970 , but i need to get the PSU for at least 500w + , now im running that 2.7Ghz .. so better i just build a new Rig =__= lololol ~
  6. Pinhedd said:
    Will it work? Yes

    Will it work well? No


    Good & Simple answer :D
    BEST SOLUTION for you bros ~
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