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GTX 670 SLI and CPU requirement

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I'm about to SLI two Gigabyte GTX 670's and my 2500K is rock-solid at 4.6GHz. Will my CPU power be a bottleneck in any way? Or is 4.6GHz more than enough for both those cards?
post #2 of 7
Enough.

You don't need to upgrade the cpu unless a certain game needs more than four threads to be fully optimized.
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I have a single 670 and can say my cpu will handel 2 of them easy.
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Enough.

You don't need to upgrade the cpu unless a certain game needs more than four threads to be fully optimized.

Got it. How about the PCIe ports of my board, they would only run at x8/x8 when I use two GPUs, is that fine?
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It's fine. You'll gain 1 - 2% performance if you switched out for 16x pci-E 3.0.


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Edited by MrTOOSHORT - 11/2/13 at 10:19pm
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You will be fine dude.

The lanes will still be fast enough
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Great then. Thanks!
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