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Hello, I'm running this setup at my fathers: HD 6970, E5400 @ 3.9Ghz, Asus P5QL Pro P43, 2x2GB 800Mhz CL6, and I'm thinking of upgrading to Phenom II 955 BE. Now would this be a proper setup with my HD 6970?
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What store is that? I'm from Finland too and it seems cheaper than the ones I've been using.

Also you'll be fine, there might be a minor bottleneck on the GPU because of the 955 but if you OC it there shouldnt be any.
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the 770/785/870/880 MB don't have heatsinks on the VRMs, they don't cost much extra to buy separate or mod something,

but the 790/890 MBs all have them included I think, makes for safer OCing
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