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Current Setup; bottleneck and other questions

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May 17, 2011 7:40:10 PM

Hi this is my current setup, about 4 months old.

Case: HAF X
CPU: Intel Core™ i7-950 Processor 3.06GHz w/ 8MB Cache
MoBo: Asus Rampage III Gene
RAM: 12gb Mushkin PC3-12800 Blackline DDR3 @ 7-9-7-24
GPU: XFX Radeon HD 6950 2gb
SSD: 2x Intel X25-M 80GB in Raid 0
HDD: WD 1tb green @ 7200 RPM
PSU: Antec 850
OS- Win 7 pro 64bit

Question is, is there any bottlenecks in this current build and if so where?
Also, would buying another 6950 be worth it?

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May 18, 2011 8:00:43 AM

Welcome to the forum. What are you using it for? There aren't any glaring bottlenecks, but depending on your resolution my first upgrade would be the GPU (crossfire).
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May 18, 2011 12:56:28 PM

Thanks for the reply.

My primary display is a 24" 1080p monitor. I do watch movies on my TV (40" 1920x1080) via the HDMI off the GFX card.

The only real game i play is WoW. So i don't know if dual GPU is really worth it too. I may sometimes play a random PC game if I'm bored such as the previous Mass Effect 2 and Dragon Age 2.

To rephrase my question, is there anything really worth buying related to my computer? (maybe other electronics as well?)
I ask since i recently received a 300 dollar gift card to a computer store (www.memoryexpress.com) and i cant really think of anything worth getting atm.


-Other Info:
Already got a gaming router, mouse and keyboard, maxed out fan capacity on my case. CPU cooler is a Coolit Eco ALC r120 (push-pull), and 5.1 sound system.

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May 18, 2011 2:49:56 PM

XD, thats tempting but my Memory express doesn't carry that XD
- My current DVD drive actually has no branding on it, suprisingly
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May 29, 2011 12:18:57 AM

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