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i geting ready to buy a i7 960

The mobo it's coming with has tri-sli capable.

I already have 2 gtx570's to put in the rig.

Plus it coming with 12gb of ram.

My question is, will the i7 960 bottle neck in 2 way sli at stk speeds?


And then if i bought a 3rd 570, would it bottle neck at stk speed, would i need to oc some?
post #2 of 24
Should Not Bottleneck, but wouldn't hurt to get it up to 3.6-3.8, or 4+.

If you play WoW, your fine, Metro 2033...OC!, GTA...OC some. Etc.

And Tri-SLI, yes Please OC lol
 
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i have a freezer pro v 2, and I have a liquid cpu cooler. but i'm scared to use it. It's self contained, but still.

can i hit uppper 3's on air?
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Ahh.. Freezer Pro v2.. max TDP 130watts.. Well, a stock Boomfield runs at 130watts.. So, no overclocking for you with that cooler.. And why do you need 3x GTX 570's for a 22" monitor?? Hmm.. Overkill rolleyes.gif
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Ahh.. Freezer Pro v2.. max TDP 130watts.. Well, a stock Boomfield runs at 130watts.. So, no overclocking for you with that cooler.. And why do you need 3x GTX 570's for a 22" monitor?? Hmm.. Overkill rolleyes.gif

slowly up updating my rig, montior will be last.


so the freeze pro v2 won't work, its says for i5/i7/am3
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It will fit on a 1366 socket. Just won't give you very good if any at all overclock ability. What liquid cooler do you have?
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CYBERPOWER 240 WATER COOLER KIT [2 fan radiator]
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CYBERPOWER 240 WATER COOLER KIT [2 fan radiator]



Definitely better than the Freezer Pro...
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You could hit 3 on air, but the temps would be unpredictable and probably a tad higher than desired lol

But yeah i would use the Water cooler for sure smile.gif
 
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You could hit 3 on air, but the temps would be unpredictable and probably a tad higher than desired lol
But yeah i would use the Water cooler for sure smile.gif

3 on stk, isn't the i7 960 3.2. stock?
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