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Do I have enough memory/etc.. to CF 6950's?

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Is 6 gigs of ram enough to cf 6950's? is my cpu fast enough?
do i has enough power? etc..

do not want to bottleneck them or there is no point in
buying a second card
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post #2 of 15
Not sure if this is a serious question, but if it is, yes, your system can and will run perfectly as expected from your system, Minimum is supposed to be 4gb, you ahve 6gb which is more than enough *depends on what you are doing*. ^_^
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post #3 of 15
6 gigs should be fine..

I was running black ops on full with my 6970's in cf and it only used 5GB's
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just wondering, I've never crossfired before,
should I try to push my CPU higher for this?
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post #5 of 15
If you can push it up a bit more, then go on ahead ^_^. saw peopel running CF 6950 with a 3.8ghz clock and they're doing quite well ^_^ There will be improvement, but the difference wont be life changing
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post #6 of 15
A i7 920 @ 3.8 will not bottleneck a 6590CFX for any res 1080p or above. Especially, if you turn on 4/8x AA. That being said... OCing your CPU can't hurt anything
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Originally Posted by JCPUser View Post
A i7 920 @ 3.8 will not bottleneck a 6590CFX for any res 1080p or above. Especially, if you turn on 4/8x AA.
I play with max everything
included AA
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Legit and honest question: Does the amount of RAM condition the performance of CF in any way?
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post #9 of 15
Yes you should be perfectly fine.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PanicProne View Post
Legit and honest question: Does the amount of RAM condition the performance of CF in any way?
Not that I have ever heard of
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