Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › AMD/ATI › how would a b55 x4 phenom ii run on 6950 cross fire
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

how would a b55 x4 phenom ii run on 6950 cross fire

post #1 of 9
Thread Starter 
Im thinking about the other card but how would it run?
i really need the help
i can run 16x on both pcie slots
Edited by Reflexity - 5/20/11 at 5:28pm
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom ii b55 x4 3.5 msi GD65 HISSSS 6950 8GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
1TB green windows 7 x64 ultimate 19 INCh 1360x768 1080 Hec power supply 
Case
Idk 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom ii b55 x4 3.5 msi GD65 HISSSS 6950 8GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
1TB green windows 7 x64 ultimate 19 INCh 1360x768 1080 Hec power supply 
Case
Idk 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 9
How much are you prepared to OC your cpu? Im thinking you would most definitly see a decent performance increase, when its needed. But, if that marginal extra performance is worth the price of a new card, is up to yourself i think.
On a more positive note, from what i hear the 6950's scale amazingly though.
post #3 of 9
Thread Starter 
@4ghz
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom ii b55 x4 3.5 msi GD65 HISSSS 6950 8GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
1TB green windows 7 x64 ultimate 19 INCh 1360x768 1080 Hec power supply 
Case
Idk 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom ii b55 x4 3.5 msi GD65 HISSSS 6950 8GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
1TB green windows 7 x64 ultimate 19 INCh 1360x768 1080 Hec power supply 
Case
Idk 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 9
Thread Starter 
???
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom ii b55 x4 3.5 msi GD65 HISSSS 6950 8GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
1TB green windows 7 x64 ultimate 19 INCh 1360x768 1080 Hec power supply 
Case
Idk 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom ii b55 x4 3.5 msi GD65 HISSSS 6950 8GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
1TB green windows 7 x64 ultimate 19 INCh 1360x768 1080 Hec power supply 
Case
Idk 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 9
your be fine...
Crossfire Rig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II 1100t Asus Crosshair IV Formula XFX HD 6970 x2 in Crossfire Corsair Vengeance (4x4GB @ 1600Mhz) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
120GB Vertex 3 x2 in Raid 0 & Samsung SP F3 Sony DVD Rewriter Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Samsung Syncmaster 22" & Samsung 32" LED Tv 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Zboard Corsair AX850w Corsair 600t Rapoo V3 
Mouse Pad
Steelseries cloth pad 
  hide details  
Reply
Crossfire Rig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II 1100t Asus Crosshair IV Formula XFX HD 6970 x2 in Crossfire Corsair Vengeance (4x4GB @ 1600Mhz) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
120GB Vertex 3 x2 in Raid 0 & Samsung SP F3 Sony DVD Rewriter Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Samsung Syncmaster 22" & Samsung 32" LED Tv 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Zboard Corsair AX850w Corsair 600t Rapoo V3 
Mouse Pad
Steelseries cloth pad 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 9
Thread Starter 
More info anyone?
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom ii b55 x4 3.5 msi GD65 HISSSS 6950 8GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
1TB green windows 7 x64 ultimate 19 INCh 1360x768 1080 Hec power supply 
Case
Idk 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom ii b55 x4 3.5 msi GD65 HISSSS 6950 8GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
1TB green windows 7 x64 ultimate 19 INCh 1360x768 1080 Hec power supply 
Case
Idk 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 9
when i still had CF 6950's my CPU still bottlenecked in some games @ 3,8ghz
running higher clocks now but i bet it still would.

only in some games and most times you run over 60fps then anyway so its not a big deal.

I reckon the same for an amd cpu @ 4ghz
Black storm
(32 items)
 
 
HomeServer
(15 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
I7-4790K @ 4751mhz Asus Z97 Pro Gaming  HD4890 - HD5870 - HD6950 - HD7850x2 - HD7950x2... 8800GTS - GTS450 - GTX650ti Boost - GTX670 - GT... 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
16GB 2400mhz CL9 Ripjaws Samsung 951 NVME 256GB 250GB SSD Samsung 840 Seagate 7200rpm 3TB 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Seagate 7200rpm 3TB Watercool Heatkiller 3.0 Copper MagiCool Elegant plexi full copper 120mm rad. MagiCool Elegant plexi full copper 240mm rad 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Lamptron FC5 V2 fan-controller AlphaCool VP655 Pump + Plexi Top EK Spin Bay resevoir 3x Scythe Gentle Typhoon's 1450rpm 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
6x Enermax Cluster White 1200rpm Windows 10 Iiyama Prolite E2773HDS 27inch - 47inch LG TV Corsair K60 - Razor BlackWidow Stealth - Logite... 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair RM1000i Corsair AIR540 Logitech G502 Corepad xxxl 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Musical Fidelity V-Dac II Reloop Direct Drive Turntable with Ortofon Conc... 2x Adam A5X Studio Monitors BeyerDynamic DT990 Pro 250ohm 
AudioAudioAudioOther
Audioquest Nighthawk Lehmann Audio Linear Headphone Amp Sennheiser HD650 Musical Fidelity V-PSU 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
AMD E-350 Asus E35M1-M 4GB DDR3 Kingston 1333mhz  1,5TB wester digital green 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
640GB WD Caviar blue 500GB Samsung Spinpoint Samsung Dvd-rewriter windows xp sp2 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
19inch phillips tft generic Bequiet 300Watt Fratal Design Core 
MouseMouse Pad
microsoft none 
  hide details  
Reply
Black storm
(32 items)
 
 
HomeServer
(15 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
I7-4790K @ 4751mhz Asus Z97 Pro Gaming  HD4890 - HD5870 - HD6950 - HD7850x2 - HD7950x2... 8800GTS - GTS450 - GTX650ti Boost - GTX670 - GT... 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
16GB 2400mhz CL9 Ripjaws Samsung 951 NVME 256GB 250GB SSD Samsung 840 Seagate 7200rpm 3TB 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Seagate 7200rpm 3TB Watercool Heatkiller 3.0 Copper MagiCool Elegant plexi full copper 120mm rad. MagiCool Elegant plexi full copper 240mm rad 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Lamptron FC5 V2 fan-controller AlphaCool VP655 Pump + Plexi Top EK Spin Bay resevoir 3x Scythe Gentle Typhoon's 1450rpm 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
6x Enermax Cluster White 1200rpm Windows 10 Iiyama Prolite E2773HDS 27inch - 47inch LG TV Corsair K60 - Razor BlackWidow Stealth - Logite... 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair RM1000i Corsair AIR540 Logitech G502 Corepad xxxl 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Musical Fidelity V-Dac II Reloop Direct Drive Turntable with Ortofon Conc... 2x Adam A5X Studio Monitors BeyerDynamic DT990 Pro 250ohm 
AudioAudioAudioOther
Audioquest Nighthawk Lehmann Audio Linear Headphone Amp Sennheiser HD650 Musical Fidelity V-PSU 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
AMD E-350 Asus E35M1-M 4GB DDR3 Kingston 1333mhz  1,5TB wester digital green 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
640GB WD Caviar blue 500GB Samsung Spinpoint Samsung Dvd-rewriter windows xp sp2 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
19inch phillips tft generic Bequiet 300Watt Fratal Design Core 
MouseMouse Pad
microsoft none 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 9
Same setup but with 6970's. As long as both your pci-e lanes are running at x16 you'll be just fine! I just had to buy a new board because my lanes were running at x4 and destroyed the scaling. =/ Was actually getting negative results. On a good note with a B55 x4 @ 4.0Ghz+ my gpu's go to 99% usage, so no bottleneck.
post #9 of 9
Thread Starter 
any more info friends?
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom ii b55 x4 3.5 msi GD65 HISSSS 6950 8GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
1TB green windows 7 x64 ultimate 19 INCh 1360x768 1080 Hec power supply 
Case
Idk 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom ii b55 x4 3.5 msi GD65 HISSSS 6950 8GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
1TB green windows 7 x64 ultimate 19 INCh 1360x768 1080 Hec power supply 
Case
Idk 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: AMD/ATI
Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › AMD/ATI › how would a b55 x4 phenom ii run on 6950 cross fire