AMD 955 fine for SLI and 8GB RAM Tags: CPUs Last response: April 27, 2011 4:43 PM in CPUs Share brujason April 27, 2011 6:53:14 AM Hi There Do you guys thing a Phenom II X4 955 BE (OC to 3.5Ghz) is the right CPU for a 9800GTX+ (512MB) SLI setup and 8GB DDR2 800hz RAM Some of the other specs are... MB - M3N-HT deluxe\memepipe (2011 BIOS) Primary Drive (AHCI) - SSD Samsung (2008) SATA II PSU - 750w HDD - 5X 1TB SATA II CPU Cooler - CoolerMarter Hyper z600 Case Cooling - CoolerMaster HAF 932 LCD - Samsung 32" 1080p (1920X1080) (DVI-HDMI) Why i'm asking i do not want any bottlenecking or at lest not from the cpu ? Your Thoughts. More about : amd 955 fine sli 8gb ram joytech22 April 27, 2011 6:55:26 AM I used to have a 955BE on stock speeds running both of my GTX470's in SLI, it ran perfectly. brujason April 27, 2011 7:06:42 AM So you think the 955 wont hold anything back Related resources I5 2500k or AMD 955 - Forum $500 build built around AMD Phenom II 955 Black processor? - Forum Phenom II 955 Gaming - How much RAM ? and which PSU? - Forum I5 vs AMD PII 955 - Forum AMD 955 Black Edition Phenom II - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer joytech22 April 27, 2011 7:09:28 AM Overclocked to 3.5-3.6 will run pretty much anything, when using my 470's I did see a CPU bottleneck in GTA IV but overclocked to 3.6GHz, and it ran fine thereafter. brujason April 27, 2011 7:16:42 AM Great getting good news is awesome ThaX joytech22 What was you Rig Spec at that Time just for intrest sake ? ghnader hsmithot a b à CPUs April 27, 2011 7:24:41 AM Very few Modern cpus bottleneck. brujason April 27, 2011 7:36:43 AM OK so i made up my mind i'm setting the 955 ...Right NOW Thank eveyone !!! axipher April 27, 2011 4:43:28 PM It's a great CPU, you can easily get 3.8 GHz with a slight voltage bump to 1.42 V and some decent air cooling like a Cooler Master 212+ and some Scythe Slipstream fans. Or if you really want to be safe, some Scythe Ultra Kaze 3000 RPM fans. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumIs 8GB enough RAM for a gaming PC? ForumAMD 955 Phenom II Safe Overclocking Temps & Voltage? ForumNeed advice on overclocking AMD Phenom II X4 955 BE ForumAmd a6 apu vs fx4100 vs phenom 955 ? ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumRAM showing less than installed ForumAMD Bulldozer Forum[Solved] AMD Phenom x2 555BE or Athlon x3 450? Forum[Solved] AMD Phenom II vs Intel Sandy Bridge ForumHelp! AMD 1090t overclocking instability ForumI5 2500k vs AMD 6 core ForumAMD Athlon ll x3 440 3 GHz Forum[Solved] AMD PHENOM X6 1100T OR INTEL CORE I7 960 ForumAmd athlon ii x3 440 3 ghz and Sapphire Radeon HD 6850 i GB More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !