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sould I start saving my money for haswell >? am i bottle necked with my 1100t? please reply fast as I am curious to find out like will my FPS go up if i went intel? (x2 6870's crossfire )
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Same here.
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Your GPUs aren't all that powerful, I don't see your CPU bottlenecking it (depending on what you have it clocked at).

Could certainly start saving, you've got some time to save.
 
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i dont think you are bottleneck with your current CPU and GPU setup, but i do think by saving up and going haswell with a HD7-series or maybe by then an 8-series card will defiantly increase you FPS.. maybe even just a graphics upgrade would aswell..
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post #5 of 43
What FPS are you getting now and in what games and resolution?
If it's not lagging wait until Haswell.
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I'm looking at as far as a video card is concerned getting ASUS PCI-E N GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU II for $312. not trying to hijack the thread. But an I7 3820 and a decent gigabyte board plus the video card will be $772. Or should I just get the video card and go with haswell. I know I have asked this many times over, but I am having a hard time submitting the order, I feel like I won't be getting that much of a perf increase.
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You're vRam bottlenecked, not CPU bottlenecked. I got rid of my 6870 crossfire setup because pretty much every game was making it hit the ram wall, making the second card absolutely useless. You're better off buying an HD 7950 like I did and enjoy single every game maxed out.
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Originally Posted by Socks keep you warm View Post

What FPS are you getting now and in what games and resolution?
If it's not lagging wait until Haswell.

i was getting pretty good fps, I was maxxing out everything with my 480s, don't have them anymore, my mobo is under RMA by MSI, I was maxxing out everything I played with a decent fps. Just wondering if Intel would be a major boost. Was playing BL2, D3, Witcher 2,
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You're vRam bottlenecked, not CPU bottlenecked. I got rid of my 6870 crossfire setup because pretty much every game was making it hit the ram wall, making the second card absolutely useless. You're better off buying an HD 7950 like I did and enjoy single every game maxed out.

Do you really think a 7970 will be that much better? Yes I am at 1900x1200 now, or whatever it is. Yes I plan on getting a catleap, but I also plan on running a dual card setup in the very near future
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Originally Posted by JTHMfreak View Post

I'm looking at as far as a video card is concerned getting ASUS PCI-E N GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU II for $312. not trying to hijack the thread. But an I7 3820 and a decent gigabyte board plus the video card will be $772. Or should I just get the video card and go with haswell. I know I have asked this many times over, but I am having a hard time submitting the order, I feel like I won't be getting that much of a perf increase.
That 670 should be absolutely killer with your 4Ghz Thuban thumb.gif
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