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here's an idea you should try before buying a new card.
Im pretty sure the onboard graphics of the i7 3820 is faster than the HD5450.

Try removing the HD5450 and use the onboard Intel HD graphics instead.
You have lots of ram so you wont notice the 512mb that will be dedicated to onboard gpu.


If there is still no speed difference.
I suggest you just buy a decent 128bit card like HD6670 or GT440.
The HD5450 only has 64bit bandwidth which is what makes it so slow.
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I7 3820 has no integrated graphics my friend. And as far as I know the x79 mobos have no onboard graphics cards. At least none I've encountered do
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You are correct, the i7-3820 has no integrated video - none of the Socket 2011 / X79 processors do.

If you live close to Baltimore/Washington area, I could loan you a couple of boards to try.

Greg
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I7 3820 has no integrated graphics my friend. And as far as I know the x79 mobos have no onboard graphics cards. At least none I've encountered do

ah i didnt know that.
I just thought it would be possible since desktop i7s had a decent onboard gpu.
then your best option is to get a 128 bit card. or even a 256 bit but that might be overkill

64bit is really limiting the bandwidth of HD5450
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New thread on this. i grabbed the 7870, could use some help getting the GPU clock to stick. Is this even possible if i'm not gaming? (This high performance mode note is ridiculous)

http://www.overclock.net/t/1408669/help-with-gpu-clock-of-radeon-7870-high-performance-mode-issue
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