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http://3dmark.com/3dm11/3106187;jsessionid=3itbnauweod2l647p1tredva

3x7970s @ 1GHz
FX8150 @ 4GHz

lol I need a new CPU

You need to overclock that bad boy:

Your FX-8150 @ 4 GHz with three AMD 7970:
Graphics: 19665
Physics: 6750
Combined: 5393



My FX-8150 @ 4.6 GHz with one AMD 6870:
Graphics: 4497
Physics: 7453
Combined: 4479
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I wouldn't recomend using over a single 7970 with any amd processor, as you will experience a bottleneck in most games and tests. Three is really pushing it, so in this case intel is the way to go! I would wait for vishera before using trifire, if you don't want to go intel.
    
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http://3dmark.com/3dm11/3106187;jsessionid=3itbnauweod2l647p1tredva

3x7970s @ 1GHz
FX8150 @ 4GHz

lol I need a new CPU

You need to overclock that bad boy:

Your FX-8150 @ 4 GHz with three AMD 7970:
Graphics: 19665
Physics: 6750
Combined: 5393



My FX-8150 @ 4.6 GHz with one AMD 6870:
Graphics: 4497
Physics: 7453
Combined: 4479

http://3dmark.com/3dm11/3109460;jsessionid=dihnwq7egpea1ixnhd0qmvtco

Graphics: 20681
Physics: 7137
Combined: 5792

Thats at 4.4. I'd clock it higher but I've only got an H60 and my ambients aren't cool (~25c ish). I did that benchmark with 1.3v only, BF3 is also stable after hours. Definitely would not be prime stable but I stopped caring about prime ages ago
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Graphics: 20681
Physics: 7137
Combined: 5792
Thats at 4.4. I'd clock it higher but I've only got an H60 and my ambients aren't cool (~25c ish). I did that benchmark with 1.3v only, BF3 is also stable after hours. Definitely would not be prime stable but I stopped caring about prime ages ago

I would think your pushing your PSU a bit much anyways past 4.4....
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http://3dmark.com/3dm11/3109460;jsessionid=dihnwq7egpea1ixnhd0qmvtco
Graphics: 20681
Physics: 7137
Combined: 5792
Thats at 4.4. I'd clock it higher but I've only got an H60 and my ambients aren't cool (~25c ish). I did that benchmark with 1.3v only, BF3 is also stable after hours. Definitely would not be prime stable but I stopped caring about prime ages ago

I would think your pushing your PSU a bit much anyways past 4.4....

Nah, it's about 4.8 GHz when you need over 1.45 V under load (AKA 1.49 V set in BIOS but only 1.45 V in OCCT and Everest), that's when heat sky-rockets and power consumption as well.
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Nah, it's about 4.8 GHz when you need over 1.45 V under load (AKA 1.49 V set in BIOS but only 1.45 V in OCCT and Everest), that's when heat sky-rockets and power consumption as well.

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Here are some pics of my new motherboard + ram together. New Post with New benchmarks April 20th.

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Exit
ASUS Crosshair V +
4 Gb Gskill 2200 CL7

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Enter
GA-990FX-UD7 +
8 Gb Team Xtreem 2400 CL9



IMG-20120403-00126.jpg


The first thing that came to mind when I first laid eyes on my new Gigabyte 990FX UD7 board was that it was quite the beautiful board. Much respect for the simple PCIE 16x slot latches, the Crosshair V uses a more traditional type, and sleek heatsink design.

EDIT: It should be noted that I received a revision 1.1 board from Newegg Canada, and that it does have Load Line Calibration (LLC) controls in the bios.

IMG-20120403-00125.jpg


The new Team Xtreem DDR3 ram has a cheap but cool looking reflecting sticker, but what is most appealing are the stats: 2400 Mhz @ Cl9, which is only surpassed by Corsair's grossly overpriced and discontinued Dominator GT dual channel flagship memory.


IMG-20120403-00115.jpg


The memory height is not found online, and could be helpful to potential buyers.

Team Xtreem memory height : 52mm

Promlatech Genesis allowed height: 54mm

So this is awfully close to the tallest ram you could use with this cooler. I have seen Dominator GT ram at a height of 54mm barley fitting underneath the heat sink, found here, and a 53 mm Corsair Vengeance stick here.

IMG-20120403-00117.jpg

I am hoping to hit 2600 Mhz speeds with these sticks overclocked, and see exactly where 8 gb benefits over 4 gb with an AMD setup. We shall see in the weeks to come!
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Just out of curiosity, why April 20th?
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Its my dad's birthday cigar.gif

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