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Can someone post benchmarks of crysis 3 for this GPU

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=21626

Anyway its a 7970 6 GB Sapphire Edition, would my CPU bottlekneck on this version rather then the standard 3GB?

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It will not "bottleneck",but at that resolution,you are fine even with your 660. 6 GB of VRAM are useful only in multi monitor setups. Cheers.
   
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No, Your CPU will be fine to handle those card.
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post #4 of 4
OP get a HD 7970 3GB card. 6GB VRAM is only useful for 3 x 2560 x 1440 in a crossfire setup. your CPU is very powerful. enough to drive a voltage overclocked HD 7970

Get the Sapphire HD 7970 OC (1 Ghz) . UD 419. comes with unlocked voltage . with voltage tweaking 1150 - 1200 mhz should be possible.

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=193_1309&products_id=21322

If you want a very high stock speed go for the MSI HD 7970 Lightning BE (1.15 Ghz)

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=193_1309&products_id=21977

But frankly i don't see why you would want to spend 120 dollars extra for overclocked model when you can do the oc on your own.
Edited by raghu78 - 2/22/13 at 8:54am
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