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Hi guys a I7-920 at 4,51ghz would be enough for a crossfire of 7970 at 1200Mhz?
(Of course I know I would gain fps with a newer Cpu)


You should be fine.

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You should be fine.

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My i7 3770k at 4.6Ghz can't even keep up with stock 7970's on my system in some CPU intensive games.

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Should be fine or not?

At least I'm sure the tricross is bottlenecked for sure! biggrin.gif
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Should be fine or not?
At least I'm sure the tricross is bottlenecked for sure! biggrin.gif
Personally, with how games are becoming very CPU dependant, I don't thing you would see much a gain in crossfire in some newer games.
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Personally, with how games are becoming very CPU dependant, I don't thing you would see much a gain in crossfire in some newer games.

At present I'm interested in the witcher2, crysis2 (with maldo), Skyrim (heavily modded) and Sleeping Dogs, then later Farcry3, hitman etc.

(detail at ultra, AA, AF, V-sync and Mods) [maybe even ssao]
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At present I'm interested in the witcher2, crysis2 (with maldo), Skyrim (heavily modded) and Sleeping Dogs, then later Farcry3, hitman etc.
(detail at ultra, AA, AF, V-sync and Mods) [maybe even ssao]

Sleeping Dogs and hitman are extremely CPU dependant. Max out at 1080p, my CPU chokes so bad at certain points and the GPU usage drops due to massive bottleneck. That is at 4.5Ghz and 7970's on stock. Witcher 2, Crysis 2, Skyrim and FarCry 3 should just be alright.
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Sleeping Dogs and hitman are extremely CPU dependant. Max out at 1080p, my CPU chokes so bad at certain points and the GPU usage drops due to massive bottleneck. That is at 4.5Ghz and 7970's on stock. Witcher 2, Crysis 2, Skyrim and FarCry 3 should just be alright.

Did you try them with mods?
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Did you try them with mods?
Only skyrim.
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Only skyrim.

Thanks, then I will try to resist a little longer and in the meanwhile play Skyrim and other older games! biggrin.gif
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My i7 3770k at 4.6Ghz can't even keep up with stock 7970's on my system in some CPU intensive games.

That is because they are poorly coded games. Single Threaded games hurt everyone, heck even dual threaded games hurt people.
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I'm thinking of getting BF3, never played any of them before.
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