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Going to upgrade to 6850, wondering is bottleneck?

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My CPU is a Phenom II X4 920 at 2.8 Ghz
i'm going to be upgrading from a 5670 to a 6850, just wondering if there's a bottleneck possibility. thanks
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SATA 7200RPM Generic 160GB Vista SP1 Home Premium Dell ST2010B 1600X900 Generic old style Keyboard 
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with a 6850 no, but why not overclock that 920 you got a hyper
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I have the same CPU in my backup gaming rig/other computer/old rig. With my old 5870 that got replaced with 2 gtx 570's lol.
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i5 4670k 4.4ghz MSI Z87 G45 EVGA GTX 570 SLI  Crucial Ballstix Tactical Tracer 8gb 1866mhz  
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 128gb x2 in raid 0 & 1tb storage Corsair h100i  Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Asus VG278HE / AOC 917SW 
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i7 2630QM GTX 570M 1.536MB 6GB DDR3 1333mhz Dual Channel 64gb M4 crucial SSD & 750gb 7200rpm HDD 
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AMD Phenom II x4 920 Biostar TA790gx 128m ATI Sapphire 5870 1gb DDR2 800 4gb 
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Wouldn't be a bad idea to overclock the CPU! Go for 3.5+ghz!
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