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just wondering i got a few friends telling me it is a severe bottleneck and i need a core i7 to take advantage of my 9800 is that true?

http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1610619
http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/ecsuf/

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Originally Posted by philhalo66 View Post
just wondering i got a few friends telling me it is a severe bottleneck and i need a core i7 to take advantage of my 9800 is that true?

http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1610619
http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/ecsuf/

thanks
I think your friends want your phenom. You aren't bottlenecking at all.....
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I think your friends want your phenom. You aren't bottlenecking at all.....
he has an X4 970 lol. thanks i guess he just full of it.
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Get a higher overclock, that will help, but its no bottleneck.



Your fine.
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Either your friend doesn't know crap, or like the guy above suggested, just want your phenom. There is no way on earth that a tri-core cpu would ever bottleneck a 9800. It wouldn't even bottleneck a 460... or even a 470... Heck, I'm even sure enough to say that it wouldn't bottleneck a 580 to a noticeable degree...
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Get a higher overclock, that will help, but its no bottleneck.



Your fine.
ahaha i dont dare to up the voltage anymore

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Originally Posted by shinigamibob View Post
Either your friend doesn't know crap, or like the guy above suggested, just want your phenom. There is no way on earth that a tri-core cpu would ever bottleneck a 9800. It wouldn't even bottleneck a 460... or even a 470... Heck, I'm even sure enough to say that it wouldn't bottleneck a 580 to a noticeable degree...
well he does seem to think his 9600GT bets my GX2 because his is a G94 core and mine is a G92, maybe he does want it.


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just wondering i got a few friends telling me it is a severe bottleneck and i need a core i7 to take advantage of my 9800 is that true?
Not true. LoL
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post #8 of 58
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Originally Posted by philhalo66 View Post
ahaha i dont dare to up the voltage anymore



well he does seem to think his 9600GT bets my GX2 because his is a G94 core and mine is a G92, maybe he does want it.


thanks for the replies guys



Uhhh why not?


Heatsink?

Cause, that chip can take 1.55-1.6v without hurting it.
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Uhhh why not?


Heatsink?

Cause, that chip can take 1.55-1.6v without hurting it.
no it idles at 11C I'm just paranoid i really dont feel comfortable pushing more than 1.41V, makes me very nervous.
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no it idles at 11C I'm just paranoid i really dont feel comfortable pushing more than 1.41V, makes me very nervous.


Lol ok



I need 1.55v for my 955 BE at 3.8ghz and I've been running it for a year now
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