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CPU Bottleneck?

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January 23, 2012 5:28:20 PM

Hey Guys,


I am just curious to know that if I replace my 5850 with a shiny new 7970 and upgrade my current RAM from 6gb of triple channel to that of 12gb, would my CPU a core i7 930 running at stock, start to bottleneck?


Any thoughts please, or to put it bluntly, am I being stupid LOL?!

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January 23, 2012 6:21:11 PM

somewhat. your cpu at stock isn't very powerful and in most games it will show a bottleneck. You'd want to either OC it or upgrade if you want to really get a lot out of it with such a powerful card.
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