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Hi all, Just a quick question.

Will a sapphire 7970 dual x oc bottleneck in my sig rig?

Thanks in advance
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post #2 of 20
It wil depend on the game. Newer games that take advantage of 4 or 6 cores probably won't, but older games and even some newer games like Skyrim that are optimized for dual cores might, even though you have a good overclock.
 
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Im looking to max skyrim with hd mods etc, currently my 1gb vram isnt good enough lol

I though skyrim was set up for 4 cores?

Thanks for quick reply btw
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at 1080p I think could be minimal
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at 1080p I think could be minimal

I agree
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at 1080p I think could be minimal

Sweet, Im happy with the tv so im not planning on going above 1080p for a while tongue.gif
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Im looking to max skyrim with hd mods etc, currently my 1gb vram isnt good enough lol
I though skyrim was set up for 4 cores?
Thanks for quick reply btw

You're welcome!

Here, this might help:

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Thanks everyone +rep for the input
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post #9 of 20
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You're welcome!
Here, this might help:
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Ouch, buying a 7970 isn't going to do much it seams if you aren't at least running an i5.

 

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You're welcome!
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Ouch, buying a 7970 isn't going to do much it seams if you aren't at least running an i5.

 


That's like getting punched in the stomach, ugh...
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