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See I was originally going to spend my money on a Sabertooth 990FX and a 212EVO so I could properly overclock my 1090t but I was planning on getting 2x 7950's this christmas and I know that my 1090t would be a HUGE bottleneck to 2x 7950's and thats why I'm going with the 2500K which I could later upgrade to an i7 or something.


The 1090t is not a ''huge'' bottleneck for two 7950.
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The 1090t is not a ''huge'' bottleneck for two 7950.

Well an i5 would perform better than a 1090t in that situation.
     
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See I was originally going to spend my money on a Sabertooth 990FX and a 212EVO so I could properly overclock my 1090t but I was planning on getting 2x 7950's this christmas and I know that my 1090t would be a HUGE bottleneck to 2x 7950's and thats why I'm going with the 2500K which I could later upgrade to an i7 or something.
Its not really going to be a "huge" bottleneck I believe. Question; Why are you getting TWO 7950s?

What res and how many mobnitors will you be using?
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Its not really going to be a "huge" bottleneck I believe. Question; Why are you getting TWO 7950s?
What res and how many mobnitors will you be using?

Well I want the "ultimate performance", computers are my life, its all I have to spend money on.I don't know maybe I'll only get a single 7970 instead. I'll be using a 1080p monitor. (yeah I know that its overkill but I WANT IT)

All you guys are giving me second thoughts now about going intel.

Really in general I don't need half of what I'm getting but I love not having to worry, I love the thought of ULTRA high settings with 100FPS and not having to worry should I want a 1440p monitor or whatever in the future.
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What case you getting man? I would honestly just get all the best components you need first instead of getting two video cards immediately. Get the second one down the road when you might actually need it!

You could get a nice h100 or silver arrow to cool that cpu and get some really nice overclocks!

maybe a ssd too wink.gifbiggrin.gif
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Well I want the "ultimate performance", computers are my life, its all I have to spend money on.I don't know maybe I'll only get a single 7970 instead. I'll be using a 1080p monitor. (yeah I know that its overkill but I WANT IT)
All you guys are giving me second thoughts now about going intel.
Well I want you to spend your money in the best way possible, since you seem to have a limited budget. I was once..And kinda still am in that situation thumb.gif

IMHO, If I were you, Id get a 7970 + 1080p (not overkill tongue.gif) 23-27" monitor or a 7950 + same monitor and the cooler and the sabertooth 990 FX. Itd save roughly $200 because if you went the Intel Route id get the following:
Same GPU + monitor selection
Same cooler
Different mobo - ASUS P8Z68-V\gen 3, $184 (Same cost as 990fx tongue.gif )
I5 2500k - $200. Whereas with AMD, you already have the CPU.

Also, have you considered the 670? A little cheaper than the 7970 but beats the 7970 in quite a few games. Plus NVIDIA has always had better drivers. I believe the 670 has better power consumption and temps than 7970s too, but not sure.
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Well I want the "ultimate performance", computers are my life, its all I have to spend money on.I don't know maybe I'll only get a single 7970 instead. I'll be using a 1080p monitor. (yeah I know that its overkill but I WANT IT)
All you guys are giving me second thoughts now about going intel.
Really in general I don't need half of what I'm getting but I love not having to worry, I love the thought of ULTRA high settings with 100FPS and not having to worry should I want a 1440p monitor or whatever in the future.

For single monitor solutions, a single card will be fine. Unless you are planning on 120Hz, then you will want a dual card setup.

As for the whole AMD dual card bottleneck thing, yes there will be a bottlleneck, but not your normal bottleneck sort of thing. Intel handles dual cards better, so you will get a performance increase out of it. The only "true bottleneck" you will see is from CPU intensive games like SCII and Civ5. In reality it's AMDs architecture that "bottlenecks" multi-card setups.
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What case you getting man? I would honestly just get all the best components you need first instead of getting two video cards immediately. Get the second one down the road when you might actually need it!
You could get a nice h100 or silver arrow to cool that cpu and get some really nice overclocks!
maybe a ssd too wink.gifbiggrin.gif

At the moment just my crap logisys case but I hope someday I can get like a switch 810 or blackhawk ultra or something EPIC!
     
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You should purchase a nice case and better cpu cooler over buying two cards at once IMO. The blackhawk ultra is a really one, and I love my switch 810 as well.
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