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Ok here is my setup, 8gb DDR3 1333 memory, MSI 890fxa-gd70, AMD Phenom x4 925(stock, no OC!) and 4x HIS 6970. I ran a benchmark of Metro 2033 everything maxed out, PhysX off and got 40FPS, is that normal? is the cpu not able to provide the power needed?
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post #2 of 28
What wait 4x 6970?
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This is totally believable.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Horsemama1956 View Post
This is totally believable.
Why would I waste your time?


Would ocing the CPU make a big difference? This is a client system, I would never go so cheap on a CPU when I have 4 $330+ graphics cards. But that's not really my issue. Think the 925@3ghz would make a noticeable difference?
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post #6 of 28
Wow...

That is definitely CPU limited. OC'ing it will help, but it will still be limited as long as it has that CPU.
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post #7 of 28
Wow. That's impressive.... But yes, I would like to think that after a quadfire(?) 6 series card, the only thing holding back is the processor... What resolution is this at?
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post #8 of 28
You honestly can't answer that? A 200Mhz overclock isn't going to make a difference. Hell, you would probably run into some issues with your system.

What resolution?
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post #9 of 28
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Running only 1080p. I think there's another issue. Besides the CPU choke. Hmm, I wonder how much this CPU can give me, maybe 3.5ghz? My clients are idiots sometimes. He should at least have sprung the extra money for a black edition. Seems like a waste. O well, his cash is good.
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post #10 of 28
haha not only is he 'idiot' for spending over 1200 buxs on video cards and use like a $120 cpu... he also cheap out on the case too LOL... i wonder can I cook an egg in that case...

Is that an Antec 300? If it is... I had 2 CF 6870 in an Antec 300 and i could cook an egg... i wonder what does 4 x 6970 can do ... make breakfast for the whole family!
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