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post #1 of 9
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Hi Guys

I have the i5 2500 (non k) on a z68x-ud3r gigabyte board with 16gb corsair vengeance. Currently it is overclocked to 4ghz (105x38). Question is, 'Is this restricting my SLI'd GTX 570's and how much more performance would I see if it was the K version overclocked to 4.5GHZ.
Edited by K62-RIG - 1/4/12 at 8:05pm
post #2 of 9
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Thanks for the replies guys! rolleyes.gif
post #3 of 9
Be a little more patient upsidedwnsmiley.gif

The performance difference from 4 GHz to 4.5 GHz wouldn't be substantially noticeable as far as FPS or general OS performance goes. I would say it's not worth it just to upgrade for a few frames.
post #4 of 9
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Thanks E-Peen. Yeah I wasn't sure if my SLI'd 570s were being held back in performance with a 4ghz overclock.
post #5 of 9
eh..keep what ya got..i'm sure it's not too bad :lachen.gif: bottleneck-wise that is..
 
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Thanks E-Peen & Schmuckley +reps for both of you.
post #7 of 9
4GHz i5 2500 won't be holding your 570 SLI's back. Is there anything that has made you think you might be getting a bottleneck?

Read this for more insight into Bottlenecking;

http://www.funkykit.com/articles/8004-bobnova-talks-about-gaming-performance.html

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post #8 of 9
You'll be ok. Doesn't mean you shouldn't upgrade though thumb.gifwink.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by derickwm View Post

You'll be ok. Doesn't mean you shouldn't upgrade though thumb.gifwink.gif

Probably should just wait it out for Ivy in April
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