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Is my CF 5870 setup bottlenecked by my i7-930?

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I have an i7-930 @ 4.2 and 2x 5870s in CF, i dont notice any performance faults with my cards but to get the full potential out of them would a higher grade GPU help at all? perhaps the 965 XT+? All hypothetically speaking of course,lol.
    
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Nope.
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haha, not even. Even if you get a 965, there's no difference in performance between it and a 930 if they're both at 4.2ghz.
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haha, not even. Even if you get a 965, there's no difference in performance between it and a 930 if they're both at 4.2ghz.
exactly, past 4 you have no worries
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haha, not even. Even if you get a 965, there's no difference in performance between it and a 930 if they're both at 4.2ghz.
what about with a 6 core 980 XT?!
    
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post #7 of 14
Still nope. Can't magically make cards go faster with no bottleneck. No bottleneck, no gain.

Although I do believe you can bottleneck Quadfire at 4.0 GHz.
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It's great if you can afford gtx 580 or 69xx series card, but for me gtx 460 1gb should be enough to play most of my games at max settings.
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only in something like vantage, but even then you'd mostly just get an insane cpu score.

is your performance not good enough as it is?
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Nope.
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