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i7 920 still fine in today's world?

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Will my CPU at 4GHz with HT for 24/7 use be fine for the next lot of games like BF3 and games of next year?
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Definitely, years to come.
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considering most games these days just about make use of 2 cores effectively, yeah it will be fine.
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I asked because the current 4.4Ghz for some reason is not happy.
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Not sure if serious
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Yes. For a very, very long time to come.
    
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post #7 of 39
I hope so

I do feel kinda left out on the DX11 but that hast to do with my gpu's not the i7-
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post #8 of 39
yes, your overclocked 920 will be fine for quite a while. i am planning on throwing mine on water early next year to push it to ~4.5ghz, ht on. i can't imagine any decently coded game for the next year or two pushing that to the limit.
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needs moar jiggawatts
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post #10 of 39
As long as your GPUs aren't bottlenecking it, its fine. Watch CPU usage when you game to find out. It takes a lot of GPU to bottleneck any recent CPU with a good OC, but it can happen.
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