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Will the 3870 x2 OC edition be bottelnecked on my PC?

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April 10, 2011 9:18:16 PM

hi, I have a question

i just bought the GECUBE HD 3870 x2 OC edition and was just wondering if it will be bottelnecked by my system.

my current system is

Athlon II 620 @ 3.2 GHz
6GB DDR3 RAM
MSI 770 C45 motherboard

thank you in advance

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April 10, 2011 9:35:51 PM

It should run pretty good because of your decent clock speed. The 3870x2 still runs pretty good on my friends rig w/ a 9850 phenom 1 @ 2.5 Ghz. It does run better on my Phenom 2 965 @ 3.9, though.
April 10, 2011 9:53:11 PM

so it might be a little bit bottlenecked on my system!

does any one know the dimensions of it?, cannot find it any where
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a b U Graphics card
April 11, 2011 3:10:20 AM

but why are you buying / using a 3870x2 .. uses alot of power, produces alot of heat and no more powerful than a 5770

actually according to this it is on the same level as a 4850/5750:
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/best-gaming-graphic...

also after a quick google search, it is 10.5 inches (26.5cm long)
April 11, 2011 10:54:58 AM

I just needed a descent gpu for less than £50 as i will have to leave my pc in 4 months time as iam going to uni.
thanks for the size :) 
a c 173 U Graphics card
April 11, 2011 12:45:17 PM

It will work just fine, I know this card both the Gecube and the reference design. The one complaint is the pci-e switch.
a b U Graphics card
April 11, 2011 2:54:37 PM

no problem bro
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