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Lol @Op just grab another gpu and grab a better cpu cooler and then oc that lovely sandy chip

Also next decent upgradeis really not till skylake tbh
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PontiacGTX View Post

it was in BF3

And?
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Originally Posted by Ukkooh View Post

That affects only hyperthreaded cpus and i5 2500k isn't hyperthreaded. Best upgrade for the OP performance wise would be to bump the vcore to 1.5V and see what his 2500k is capable of.

That's incorrect. I tested it on a 4670k, it works the same way as it does with HT CPU'S. So no.

Why else would I post that unless I was sure about it...
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Okay, thanks for all the replies guys!
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You'll be fine. Get a 780. Upgrade CPU later.
AND you're running an overclock thumb.gif

I've got similar hardware (2600k, 2x780 SC, Haf-x), not a single regret here smile.gif
What temps do you get with that? Do you have a second exhaust fan on the haf x?
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Originally Posted by SteveYzerman19 View Post

What temps do you get with that? Do you have a second exhaust fan on the haf x?

Nah, no second fan
CPU runs a bit hot (Mostly because of Australian Weather) at 65ish under load
GPU's run about 80 degrees under load, at 40ish idle

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