HD5970, some facts Tags: Radeon Graphics Last response: November 25, 2009 6:08 PM in Graphics & Displays Share dolcedelic November 25, 2009 5:49:29 PM I just was informed that my old 4870x2 will be replaced with a new GPU after that i RMA it. So i was thinking to choose the new ati HD5970. So i have 2 questions: -Will my cpu bottleneck it? -Will it work much better than my old 4870x2 with my rigg? MY RIGG: Intel 2 duo e8400@ 4.05 Ghz (24/7) Asus pq5 mobo 8 gig ram 750 W psu PLS PLS dont tell my to buy anyother components, i really dont have money for it.. So i am begging you respectfully to just answer my questions. Thanks (Sry for my english) More about : hd5970 facts Kari November 25, 2009 5:54:42 PM should be fine, maybe 30-40% improvement depending on the resolution dolcedelic November 25, 2009 6:02:15 PM I always play at 1920*1200. Will a new cpu quad 9550 do the improvement? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Kari November 25, 2009 6:08:57 PM there aren't that many games that can actually use all 4 cores, and I don't think you can overclock it as high, so I wouldn't bother... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhat's the problem with the HD5970? Forum SolvedIs my HD5970 dead? Forum SolvedAftermarker Cooler for HD5970 Forum SolvedHow to protect from ESD? WHO HAS THE FACTS?!? Forum SolvedOverclock General Facts Forum SolvedNeed new Graphic Card as old Graphic Card (RADEON HD5970) is spoilt Forum SolvedFan speed not increasing on HD5970 Forum SolvedHD5970 Crashing in win7 x64 Forum SolvedMonitor Question. Opinions/Facts Forum SolvedVideo Card Questions. Opinions/Facts Forum SolvedCPU Question. Opinions, Facts. Forum Nvidia 3 monitor 2D Surround 5760x1080 rez .. Facts! no speculations! Forum Are these true facts about a GTX 860 Ti video card? Forum SolvedA good motherboard to go with HD5970 and i980x Forum SolvedWill a Phenom II x4 bottle neck an HD5970? Forum SolvedOverclocking an HD5970 Forum SolvedHD5970 scores 6.0 on Windows 7 assessment Forum SolvedATI HD5970 Choice? XFX or Sapphire? Forum SolvedHd5970 low fps Forum SolvedIs no one interested in the HD5970 anymore? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !