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I am currently running amd fx 8350 with two gtx 670 sli. I want to increase performance by adding a third one. Will it bottleneck though? Can this CPU handle it?
post #2 of 26
I remember seeing a OCN member have a quad 7970 setup, and the GPU benchmarks he got was around 5 to 10% of what other people got with an Intel i7 3930. Therefore I'm pretty sure the GPU will still be the bottleneck.

Is your FX overclocked btw?
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If you have the money do it. Better learn the hard way why 1.2K GPU and $200 CPU might be a smart idea.
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I want to learn how to overclock but its so complicated. I have a fx 8350, asus crosshair formula z, corsair ax 1050 watt, 8 gb Samsung wonder ram 1866 9 9 9 24, coz vector 128 ssd, western digital black 1000 7500 rpm hard drive, msi gtx 670 x 2, and corsair h100i. When I'm in system it usually is 30 c.
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Well, you could download the AMD Overdrive and tweak it a bit.
http://download.amd.com/Desktop/aod_setup_4.2.3.exe
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post #6 of 26
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I'll try that. What is the recommended settings to overclock it to?
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

If you have the money do it. Better learn the hard way why 1.2K GPU and $200 CPU might be a smart idea.
if you have the money for 1000$ in gpus, maybe you should pair them with a 1000$ processor.
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I wanted to try amd processor over intel plus learn over clocking along the way.
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if you have the money for 1000$ in gpus, maybe you should pair them with a 1000$ processor.

Which will by retarded because a $600 CPU would do the same.
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post #10 of 26
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Yeah I just recently found out about CPU bottle necking until today. Pretty new to this stuff.
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