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i am upgrading and i want to know if the 955be c3 @4.0 will bottleneck crossfire 6850s(overclocked).
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Not unless you're playing a very CPU intensive game.
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Not unless you're playing a very CPU intensive game.
games i play are dragon age 2. shift2 dirt3 duke nukem, and will get fear3 and skyrim..
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AMD cards seem to use less clock cycles than Nvidia cards, however even still I believe that is still too much power for an AMD chip at 1080p.

You could always try it, and if its not up to your personal standards upgrade to a faster cpu later on.
    
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It will be just fine. If Xfire 5750's won't bottleneck it, then neither will xfire 6850's
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it is only till january when i hope the am3+ chips are out
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It will be just fine. If Xfire 5750's won't bottleneck it, then neither will xfire 6850's
as far as i know the 6850 and alot more power the 5750's.
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will it bottleneck the 6950?
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Depends on your res, IQ settings, and the game itself.

In Crysis 1? Yeah, very much so.

In Metro 2033 maxed out? Nah, probably not.
    
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Not likely, it will work just fine.
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