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Hmm, you're pretty well off from what I can see. Perhaps a CPU upgrade, a HSF upgrade, and an upgrade on your soundcard.
Actually, I'm actually looking at a Xigmatek. No need for one right now though.. Probably when I do upgrade my processor.

And I'm running onbaord audio right now. The Audigy 2's sitting on my desk, but I'm just too lazy to put it back in. Hopefully sometime in the near future.

I actually wanted to upgrade my mobo..

Looking at the 790FX/790GX DFI lineup..
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2x Dell U2414H Seasonic X650 Legacy U3 
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i5 760 | 4GHz | 1.275v Gigabyte P55A-UD3 MSI NX7600GT  8GB G.Skill ECO 
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Western Digital 6400AAKS LG 22X DVD±R Xigmatek S1283 7 Professional 64-Bit 
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six|speed
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automatic.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4790k Gryphon Z97 Asus GTX760 OC 16GB Crucial Ballistix 
Hard DriveCoolingOSOS
2x 256GB Crucial MX100 H60 Windows 8.1 Pro OS X Yosemite 
MonitorPowerCase
2x Dell U2414H Seasonic X650 Legacy U3 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 760 | 4GHz | 1.275v Gigabyte P55A-UD3 MSI NX7600GT  8GB G.Skill ECO 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3 LG 22X DVD±R Corsair H50 OSX 10.7.3 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
LG 23" Corsair HX620 Antec Nine-Hundred MX 518 
Mouse Pad
Thermaltake 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
X3 710 CACZC | 3.7GHz DFI LP DK 790GX-M2RS ATI Radeon HD 3300 4GB OCZ XTC @ 800MHz 2.08v 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital 6400AAKS LG 22X DVD±R Xigmatek S1283 7 Professional 64-Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
20" Acer AL2017 Logitech Media Corsair CX430 Thermaltake Soprano 
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Logitech G5 
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post #32 of 33
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I'd say our processors are pretty much exactly the same. So yes - Ultra bottleneck.
Is yours a Brisbane or a Windsor?
I think we'd need at least 3.2 -3.4GHz to eliminate the bottleneck.
And I can't stay 100% stable at 3GHz, so 2.7 is just going to have to do for now.
yeah i have windsor i oc mine pass 3ghz but its not stable at all lol stable @ 2.77 but with my mobo i blame my northbridge for being too hot trying to rig a fan on top of it but no luck yet and atm newegg is out of stock of biostar gx3 arghhhhhhhh... from now till the 5th ill do my best to rig this fan on my northbridge
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Isn't the one in your sig a 790GX? Or it hasn't arrived yet?
Nah, have not gotten it yet, Hopefully by the middle of this week I will. Cant wait... My 1.6Ghz core duo in my lappy is boring me

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The BIOSTAR MB are nice but, they can be a bit lame on the voltage selections. The same 5000+ BE did just under 3.4 on my Crosshair but would get past 3.2 on my TA 770 A2+. The difference was the voltage needs the Crosshair provided.
Uggh... Thanks for letting me know

Hopefully it does well On the PhenomII's... Im not going for a huge overclock on anything, so hopefully it can do that.
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