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Is my 2300 going to be fine for now?

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My i5 2300 is running at 3.1ghz with the help of turbo. I'm planning on getting a gtx 590 soon Ithink it'll be fine and dandy?
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Hmm.....you will be able to push it but you won't really start to maximize its performance until your 4.0Ghz +, maybe more. At your res you should be fine though.
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590 is kinda overkill for that resolution lol
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You can hardly OC the i5 2300 iirc because its not unlocked K version so bottleneck possibly? -- In terms of that and a 590 is probably a waste if all your using it on is 1080p
Edited by kubo - 5/1/11 at 7:32pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kubo View Post
You can hardly OC the i5 2300 iirc because its not unlocked K version so bottleneck possibly? -- In terms of that and a 590 is probably a waste if all your using it on is 1080p
You can hardly overclock the GTX 590 because it will explode and burn your house down, too. All in all I'm guessing he will be fine.
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It'll be fine.
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