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Upgrading on a budget

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Hi Guys
I need to upgrade my rig but the £,s are a bit short at the moment,i currently have 2 sapphire 5870,s crossfire with a Q9650 stable @3.50 ghz,asus rampage extreme board,8gb corsair dominator all fully watercooled.
my friend has offered me 2x HD5970,s for peanuts !
Will my cpu bottleneck it playing BF4 ?
Any help much appreciated.
    
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Q9650@4ghz asus ramapge extreme x48 Sapphire 5870 Sapphire 5870 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
corsair 120gb ocz agility H20 Win 7 64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus 24" hdmi cyborg Enermax 850w lian-li pc-6070 
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G-500 chipboard lol 
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Q9650@4ghz asus ramapge extreme x48 Sapphire 5870 Sapphire 5870 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
corsair 120gb ocz agility H20 Win 7 64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus 24" hdmi cyborg Enermax 850w lian-li pc-6070 
MouseMouse Pad
G-500 chipboard lol 
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What is your actual budget, and define "peanuts" in terms of £'s thumb.gif
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i5 760 @ stock will update when I get home EVGA GTX 470 @ stock 4GB G-Skill DDR3 
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Windows 7 Saitek Eclipse (Blue) Roccat Kone (now broken) 
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i5 760 @ stock will update when I get home EVGA GTX 470 @ stock 4GB G-Skill DDR3 
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Windows 7 Saitek Eclipse (Blue) Roccat Kone (now broken) 
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£100 ish for the 2 HD5970,s
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Q9650@4ghz asus ramapge extreme x48 Sapphire 5870 Sapphire 5870 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
corsair 120gb ocz agility H20 Win 7 64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus 24" hdmi cyborg Enermax 850w lian-li pc-6070 
MouseMouse Pad
G-500 chipboard lol 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Q9650@4ghz asus ramapge extreme x48 Sapphire 5870 Sapphire 5870 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
corsair 120gb ocz agility H20 Win 7 64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus 24" hdmi cyborg Enermax 850w lian-li pc-6070 
MouseMouse Pad
G-500 chipboard lol 
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