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Hi
My current setup is based on 2500k+ MSI Z68 G43 B3 + MSI GTX 770
Now, it's time for some upgrades, I'm planning for the 980, but afraid of bottleneck.
I'm looking for 60fps, and probably ultra-wide monitor in the future. (currently 1080p 60hz)
Any ideas? biggrin.gif
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It's still fine.
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It's still fine.

I second this. Overclock to 4.5 and have at it.
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Anything less than 4.5ghz you might run into a slight bottleneck. Keep it 4.5 or about e and you should be fine. And do at least 1866mhz memory.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

It's still fine.
Good Good

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Originally Posted by ForNever View Post

I second this. Overclock to 4.5 and have at it.
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Originally Posted by Cakewalk_S View Post

Anything less than 4.5ghz you might run into a slight bottleneck. Keep it 4.5 or about e and you should be fine. And do at least 1866mhz memory.

Let's assume running without overclocking,@ 3.3GHz or boosting to 4GHz @1600Hz, will it be fine (with slight necking) or lots of frames will be lost?
post #6 of 8
Do you play at 1080P? At stock speeds i think you sill have a slight bottleneck. Depends a lot on the game or software. The games still scaling beyond 4 threads I used to run my wife's i7 950 without HT for lower temps and most games not using more than 4 cores. However there was a good boost in FPS when I enabled HT in games like Dragon Age 3, Battlefield, Ashes, etc.
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Do you play at 1080P? At stock speeds i think you sill have a slight bottleneck. Depends a lot on the game or software. The games still scaling beyond 4 threads I used to run my wife's i7 950 without HT for lower temps and most games not using more than 4 cores. However there was a good boost in FPS when I enabled HT in games like Dragon Age 3, Battlefield, Ashes, etc.

I'm a Battlefielder, I can't live without that game.
post #8 of 8
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I'll sail with the 980 in hope of minimum bottleneck, and give it a warn OC to gain better performance.
Thanks guys for help. thumb.gif
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