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So it isnt a bottleneck in cleartext? Man.. What could it be..

I'll be honest with you. I don't know what is causing the problems you are having. I know I have seen a few different threads you have started but I haven't looked into them much. You are going to have to analyze all aspects of your components and your setup options. I'll take a look through your started threads and see if anything stands out that would be causing you a problem. In short though a 7950 with a 8120 above 4 Ghz should net you a decent framerate in most games.
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I'll be honest with you. I don't know what is causing the problems you are having. I know I have seen a few different threads you have started but I haven't looked into them much. You are going to have to analyze all aspects of your components and your setup options. I'll take a look through your started threads and see if anything stands out that would be causing you a problem. In short though a 7950 with a 8120 above 4 Ghz should net you a decent framerate in most games.

Remember that some of those threads include problems with a 7870, that was a malfunction in the 7870 so i got this 7950 from the disturbitator instead. (Pretty good switch if you ask me).

Anyways. If you look up my pictures you will see some GPU-Z pics and CPUZ. Same with MSI prints etc.

Thanks for the help mate, since i having this problems (even when i had the 7870) and thats 6 months now..
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i have a FX8150 paired with a XFX7950... see this video that i just made recently and see the GPU usage... above 95%
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the FX 83xx won't bottlekneck 2 7970's on it's own it's more then capable of running them to full potential.


the SB 950 chipset doesn't have enough bandwidth to do it, The hyper transport can't supply 1 x16+ 1 x8 bandwidth let alone 2* x16

If only the 8350 was on a better chipset.

if it were 2 7870's it wouldn't be a data throughput problem and as such the 8350 would be a great chip to crossfire or sli on

Northbridges facilitate PCIe connectivity to the CPU and the rest of the mobo. Motherboards on the Intel and AMD sides are largely the same, however each camp has CPU's that can send/receive to differing numbers of PCIe lanes.

AMD:
AMD 990FX with 32 lanes PCIe

Intel is a different story:
16 PCIe lanes with Intel

The difference in frame rates is strictly related to the architecture of Intel being superior or the game favoring one architecture over the other. Please don't go around saying that AMD isn't wired to be able to handle multiple GPU configurations, that's simply false.
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i have a FX8150 paired with a XFX7950... see this video that i just made recently and see the GPU usage... above 95%

Only 32 players and perhaps not the most demanding map ,but still you max out a 7950 and keep a steady 60+ while recording. Impressive,what's your o/c?
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Only 32 players and perhaps not the most demanding map ,but still you max out a 7950 and keep a steady 60+ while recording. Impressive,what's your o/c?

i dont have any oc right now in my pc... CPU and GPU are stock values.
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The majority of people here on OCN are Intel fanboys, so that is obviously what they'll say.

I wouldn't go that far. The vast majority of the people here are using Intel, but most of them are respectful. It's just that the fanboys feel a burning urge to come troll the AMD forum every chance they get and tell everyone how 1337 they are because they have a 3570K, and you're just dumb if you don't have one too.

I was recommending Intel to a lot of people too, a few months ago, but Vishera is good enough for just about anyone's gaming needs, and there's no reason to buy Intel over AMD unless you just prefer Intel. In which case, there's an Intel forum on here that can help you.
     
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Anybody and anyone who honestly believes an FX-8320 will bottleneck any current flagship card is in damn denial... POINT-BLANK

I have the i5-3570K in case any of you goblins wanna name-call
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i have a FX8150 paired with a XFX7950... see this video that i just made recently and see the GPU usage... above 95%

Can we stop with BF3? We all know the FX chips perform in that game...problem is that's it pretty much the only game they perform decent in which is why it's the only game that's ever used in a bottleneck argument.

BF3 is not the only game in existence
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Anybody and anyone who honestly believes an FX-8320 will bottleneck any current flagship card is in damn denial... POINT-BLANK

I have the i5-3570K in case any of you goblins wanna name-call

Please explain....

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