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Phenom 965BE Bottleneck?

This is my current setup:

ASUS Crosshair IV Formula
Phenom II 965BE
ATI HD 6950
8GB DDR3 1333
Corsair TX650 (will upgrade depending on my decision to crossfire)

Will the processor bottleneck running 2 6950's in crossfire you think? Right now I'm running the processor stock. I can overclock if need be, up to 4ghz. That's the max stable clock I've been able to achieve. Any input is appreciated, thanks.
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    I think not, many games are more GPU reliant then CPU reliant (except for GTA IV)
    I think the overclocked 965BE will do just fine.
  2. at stock, in some games it will, overclocked, very few games will, only example I can think of is BF3 multiplayer.



    thats with a 6990, aka 6970 cf. This is at stock. 3.7 ghz
  3. Best answer selected by tbear87.
  4. No, you should be fine, even at stock clocks. You will have more issues with the CF than any percieved bottlenecking.
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