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I am wondering if my current CPU (sig rig) will limit the performance of this GPU http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...SUS-_-14121446.
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I am wondering if my current CPU (sig rig) will limit the performance of this GPU http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...SUS-_-14121446.
I was running a 245 x2 @ 3.5 before the 8120 with a 6870 (same tier of performance as the 560 (non TI)). In most games i play (SCII, COD, LP, DIRT) i was hitting a serious CPU wall.

Spend a few dollars less on a 6870 for equal performance, and put the $30-$40 in savings for a new CPU down the road.
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ya it will hand cap ya, Do you got a overclock on cpu ?
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Well I already ordered the card. Haha. I plan on grabbing a Phenom ll x4 955 shortly after the GPU arrives anyway. I don't imagine that will limit it?
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Well I already ordered the card. Haha. I plan on grabbing a Phenom ll x4 955 shortly after the GPU arrives anyway. I don't imagine that will limit it?
Haha, Nice. From what i read, you should be pleased with the 560, even if its not my first choice


the 955 should result in a nice, balanced system.
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Anymore opinions/suggestions?
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You may consider the the 960T for a few bucks more than the 955.

You lose 200mhz, but gain a 95watt TDP, and potential to unlock 2 extra cores. Not to mention they say Thuban is slightly faster than Denab clock for clock.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103995
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You may consider the the 960T for a few bucks more than the 955.

You lose 200mhz, but gain a 95watt TDP, and potential to unlock 2 extra cores. Not to mention they say Thuban is slightly faster than Denab clock for clock.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103995
That is a fair price. That won't limit the GTX 560 at all? They will both be paired with this motherboard http://www.google.com/m/products/det...7976586#;prd:o. Also the PSU and ram on my sig rig.
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That's what they will be paired with. http://www.google.com/m/products/det...7976586#;prd:o plus the PSU in my sig rig.
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Sorry for the weird posts. They aren't showing up in Tapatalk. I don't know if the last two posts went through. xD
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