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Will i bottleneck w/ a 7950GT?

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Thinkin' bout getting a 7950GT SuperClocked KO card for x-mas and adding on a VF-900 to vmod it But the only problem i have is fearing that i'll bottleneck w/ a last gen Single core prescott at 3.6GHz stock (cant overclock it this board is not stable at all) thx for input
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I think it's already getting bottlenecked with that one. Get another mobo instead and overclock the hell out of it.
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I think it's already getting bottlenecked with that one. Get another mobo instead and overclock the hell out of it.
No, its not bottle necking right now. and i'd getta new mobo (maybe a P5B) but i never made a rig before. and from what i heard, if you get a new mobo you have to get a new OS (eff-that!)
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It will bottleneck, but that is not what matters. It will get you better FPS in your game, and you should be able to max (not in resolution) most games.

Edit: Yes it is bottlenecking right now, you just dont know it.

Edit2: Theres not really such thing as a bottleneckless rig.
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It WILL Bottleneck, but getting that card will be the first step in a upgrade.

So yeah, go for it!
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off the record but what is bottlenecking???? HEH
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It's when one of your components is faster than the other and can't keep up with it, that is bottlenecking. Where one component holds another component's potential back.
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No, its not bottle necking right now. and i'd getta new mobo (maybe a P5B) but i never made a rig before. and from what i heard, if you get a new mobo you have to get a new OS (eff-that!)

Don't need to get a new OS, just reinstall it. If it won't let you activate it all you need to do is call them up an they'll help get it activated. If they say anything tell them you had to get a new one because your old one died.
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