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Feb 4, 2013, 10:55 PM
I'm thinking about purchasing a Radoen HD 7950
I'm currently running on an AMD Phenom X4 955 @ 3.2ghz on this board:
I have 8 gigs of system ram.
Will that create a bottleneck?
Thanks in advance!
Feb 15, 2013
Feb 4, 2013
Feb 4, 2013, 11:03 PM
The x4 955 will bottleneck a bit the 7950, but since it comes with two games it's worth it.
There's the 7870 xt which is almost as good as the 7950 :
But it comes with a different game(tomb raider), if you want crysis 3 get the 7950.
Feb 4, 2013, 11:19 PM
Thanks for the quick reply. Drat I have to buy another board.
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Feb 4, 2013, 11:26 PM
Yep 955 is letting you down. The board is fine:)
Feb 4, 2013, 11:29 PM
I FINK U SULD ^GRAID
Feb 5, 2013, 12:00 AM
I can't go up much from my current CPU on that board unless I'm missing something, which is totally possible.
Feb 5, 2013, 12:22 AM
Yes, it's doesn't support any FX cpus from amd.
It supports the 1090T and 1100T but it's hard to find those cpus and they're expensive, not worth it.
Feb 5, 2013, 5:33 PM
Ah yeah, fair enough, forgot how hard it was to get these chips these days without paying through the nose. Ack, looks like a full upgrade is in order I'm afraid
Feb 15, 2013, 12:25 AM
Best answer selected by Ck0223.
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