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post #1 of 13
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What you guys say about i7 970 at 4ghz can handle sli Titan?
And compare to new CPUs such as 3770k or 3960x , how much performence I will loose?
I rally can't afford CPU upgrade at the moment
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post #2 of 13
Probably but you can just overclock it. That is a good question though because a 2500k can still handle most gpus just fine. It's the overclock that keeps these chips working well with gpus, but I wonder also at what point do you know your cpu is a bottleneck to your gpu, I think if you run games at lower resolutions you can tell because there is less strain on the gpu. I would say there should be a general formula to follow but I don't know what that is. I don't think though an i7 would be any issues holding up titan sli, especially if you overclock it. I would shoot for 4.2 but you can always go higher.
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post #3 of 13
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I know i7 970 is still power full I guess I'm just excited to see it with I7 970 because no one tried it I guess and i7 970 were legend at a Time
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post #4 of 13
Use this for reference titan is similar to 690 http://www.overclock.net/t/1288046/gtx-680-sli-or-gtx-690-will-an-i7-970-bottleneck-it Overclock that and see a world of diference.
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post #5 of 13
I don't think it will bottleneck. It all depends on the game, settings, and resolution that your playing on. I think just getting 1 titan is better. Some games are not optimized for SLI so your may see a hit in performance.
post #6 of 13
Yes your CPU will be a bottleneck.

damstr is actually running at 4.23Ghz


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Holy crap you all weren't kidding guess my CPU is actually a bottleneck. Was able to boost my score by about 200 points by going from 4.0Ghz to 4.23Ghz. Do I need to resubmit my score?

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post #7 of 13
For go another titan and get a RIVE and 3930K thats about 1000 for the proc and mobo lol.

then if you want to upgrade the ram sell your old mobo proc and ram, and maybe video card, then get some good ram.

one titan is beast and yes two are even more beastly but with those specs I would for go the second one and up grade the CPU / mobo,
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post #8 of 13
That is why I said overclock though, I said 4.2 may be higher i guess after seeing that, and the benchmarks to back it up.
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post #9 of 13
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In 1080p what you guys think?
Is it going to be ok?
I don't mind If I loose like 5-10% performence with out upgrading my CPU
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post #10 of 13
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And dmster is i7 930 mine is i7 970 6 cores
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