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well in battlefiled 3 maxed settings and 50+ fps
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sell your 6950 and get the 7950 boost.
or get another 6950 and crossfire.
either way you will get 60+ avg fps at max settings at 1080p in most games
    
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I have a 1600by900 screen and I'm keeping. the hd6950 its a beast
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So what was the purpose of this then? You seemed to ignore everyone's recommendations.
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Will i was not sure if the hd6950 could handle games on high or max setting s
and i guess the when the 8000 serie comes out the 7000 prices will drop so might. get the hd7950
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Hey i know. this off topic would be stupid to put a liquid. cooler. onto my i3 wink.gif
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Hey i know. this off topic would be stupid to put a liquid. cooler. onto my i3 wink.gif


It would be, but the smart thing would be to liquid cool the i3, OC it, and keep the cooler when you upgrade. Try to upgrade to the i5 3570k

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OP, a 7950 is super overkill for 1600 x 900. Are you having trouble with running something with your 6950? I would think even a 6950 would be overkill at that res.
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The fail is so strong in this thread. You can't overclock an i3 2120 enough to warrant a water cooling system (unless you throw your desktop into an oven). Also don't upgrade your gpu if you are staying at 900p. Waste of money. If anything get a better monitor, then graphics card then processor. That would be my pecking order of upgrades.
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The fail is so strong in this thread. You can't overclock an i3 2120 enough to warrant a water cooling system (unless you throw your desktop into an oven). Also don't upgrade your gpu if you are staying at 900p. Waste of money. If anything get a better monitor, then graphics card then processor. That would be my pecking order of upgrades.



Did you read what I said? I said Liquid cool, OC then get i5 3570k. We all know i3s don't need liquid cooling, quit with the obvious.

On another note, it is overkill for a 1600x900 monitor. A new one is in order. Try this.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B005BZNDOO/ref=mp_s_a_1?qid=1354116399&sr=8-1&pi=SL75


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