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post #11 of 16
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What issues?

I'd put that money towards watercooling, a new case, or a monitor - but I'd solve the issues first.

Heat and general multi-gpu bugs that come with the territory.
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What issues?

I'd put that money towards watercooling, a new case, or a monitor - but I'd solve the issues first.

I think 4 years of OCing on air on the 2500k is finally killing it. I get bad drops in populated areas.
post #13 of 16
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I think 4 years of OCing on air on the 2500k is finally killing it. I get bad drops in populated areas.

if you are sure its the cpu and not anything else like the motherboard or gpu, then your cheapest route is to get an i7. my SB at 4.5GHz handles my 2 290s just fine in 4K.
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if you are sure its the cpu and not anything else like the motherboard or gpu, then your cheapest route is to get an i7. my SB at 4.5GHz handles my 2 290s just fine in 4K.

I'm getting 100% usage in WoW and like 40% GPU.
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I'm getting 100% usage in WoW and like 40% GPU.
An i7 cpu would help
  
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post #16 of 16
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Originally Posted by PontiacGTX View Post

An i7 cpu would help
This. WOW is CPU intensive and GPU... un-intensive, though it is weird you're having issues with an overclocked 2500k.
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