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Phenom II do bottle neck dual gpus. Even overclocked there always seem to be a bottleneck. Solution? Buy an Intel platform or Bulldozer platform. Though for now, just crank that cpu has high as you can.
*cough* fanboy?
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*cough* fanboy?
Factboy?

Hes playing dual threaded games, going to a 1090T is the last thing he should do.

For reference check my i5-2500ks gpu usage in WoW without even overclocking my 470s.

3.6GHz


5.3GHz


That was in a highly populated area on a highly populated server, in more "normal" situations I would get 70+ in the same area, with 130+ on low pop severs.

Since you want to limit your options you're stuck until bulldozer - hopefully it has better per core performance than Phenom II, or you need to switch to a low pop server.


Edit: WoW has no issues with gpu scaling, it has issues with only using two cores and being cpu bound, it takes quite a lot of cpu power.

4.8GHz (Perfect scaling)

Edited by BallaTheFeared - 5/19/11 at 9:16am
    
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another will my CPU bottleneck my GPU question
    
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Phenom II do bottle neck dual gpus. Even overclocked there always seem to be a bottleneck. Solution? Buy an Intel platform or Bulldozer platform. Though for now, just crank that cpu has high as you can.
mine scales just fine. =)
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No, mine doesn't.....
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Is there a manual or something I can follow for overclocking on my motherboard? (MSI 750a) I am not familiar at all with overclocking cpu's and am not sure where exactly a good place is to start.
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Is there a manual or something I can follow for overclocking on my motherboard? (MSI 750a) I am not familiar at all with overclocking cpu's and am not sure where exactly a good place is to start.
I think you might be looking for something like this?

http://www.overclock.net/faqs/12415-...rclocking.html

Theres alot to look at yeah, but it's well worth to click a few links and find out what you can
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