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Will 2 7950s bottleneck an i5 2500k in eyefinity?

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This is my current build:

i5 2500k OC@ 4.2 GHz
Gigabyte Radeon 7950 Windforce
Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen 3
Samsung Spinpoint f3 1TB
Crucial M4 128Gb
16Gb Corsair Vengeance RAM
Corsair 600t
Corsair AX 850
Cooler Master 212 EVO

I want to add another 7950 to run Crossfire will this, by any chance will this work with eyefinity or do I have to upgrade?
post #2 of 13
I think you'll be good with that. You could easily bump the 2500k up to 4.5 GHz if it feels slow
post #3 of 13
no . the OC'ed 2500k should do fine.
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post #4 of 13
Your CPU would be more than adequate.
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post #5 of 13
As others have said - more than enough, you could use 2 7970's biggrin.gif
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Thanks guys for all of your responses! smile.gif
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i'll go against the grain and say - yes.
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Originally Posted by rdr09 View Post

i'll go against the grain and say - yes.
Yes as in this will bottleneck and I have to upgrade, or yes as in this will work?
post #9 of 13
Your 2500k might bottlekneck it by 1-3% in SOME multi threaded games (Like 32+ player bf3) that being said, Yes it will work, Yes it will work fine, I was running eyefinity on a phenom II x6, just fine.
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Your 2500k might bottlekneck it by 1-3% in SOME multi threaded games (Like 32+ player bf3) that being said, Yes it will work, Yes it will work fine, I was running eyefinity on a phenom II x6, just fine.

^this.
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