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Alright i've basically just went through my third gtx 280, all died with pink screens and i don't want to rma since they will just send me another gtx 280 just to have die on me again.

What card should i buy without being bottleneck by the cpu?
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GTX 570 or 580...6950 or 6970 if you want amd...can't really go wrong with either.
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so, if i get either a gtx 570 or 6970 i would not be bottlenecked by the cpu?
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You have an i7, there are no bottlenecks.

    
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Originally Posted by danny6o4 View Post
so, if i get either a gtx 570 or 6970 i would not be bottlenecked by the cpu?
lol, why are people so concerned about bottle necks? you wont bottle neck your card unless you get like 2-3. lol I mean you can always overclock more too.
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