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When do i need to oc my 2500k......?

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I upgraded from an E8400 and evga750i FTW.
I am running everything at stock in my sig rig. Every game runs flawless with 90+ fps in f1 2010, and 80+ fps in call of duty mw2. Still got to load up crysis but so far i don't see a need to oc my rig for gaming when running at 1080p res.
Will there be games that will be more demanding in the near future?
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i5 2500K GA-P67A-UD4 2 x GTX275 896Mb G.Skill Ripjaws 4x2GB DDR3 1600 
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OCZ Vertex 2 SSD (OS), WD 1TB Caviar Black LG Win7 64bit Home Premium LG W2453 24" Widescreen 
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My System
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500K GA-P67A-UD4 2 x GTX275 896Mb G.Skill Ripjaws 4x2GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
OCZ Vertex 2 SSD (OS), WD 1TB Caviar Black LG Win7 64bit Home Premium LG W2453 24" Widescreen 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Corsair HX1000 Cooler Master HAF932 Logitech G9 
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Edding CM30 Art Mat 
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You'll need to OC whenever you feel like waht you get isn't enough

With your setup i don't think you'll suffer from low FPS on today's games, and i do suspect that until the end of this year, as i don't see any announced release of a more power-hungry game than metro 2033 in the near future. You may not have all the eye-candy options of today's game though, GTX275 doesn't support DX11, so tesselation is a no go until you upgrade graphics.

More info will arrive in the next posts
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Phenom II X6 1090T Foxconn A79A-S PNY GTS450 XLR8 KVR800D2N6/2G 
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WD2500AAKS WD3200AAKS WD10EARS WD3200JB 
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Asus DRW-1608P2 Asus DRW-1608P2 Corsair H70 Ubuntu Server 10.10 x64 
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Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ASUS VW193S Logitech EX100 LC-Power 650W 
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I need upgrades
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Phenom II X6 1090T Foxconn A79A-S PNY GTS450 XLR8 KVR800D2N6/2G 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
WD2500AAKS WD3200AAKS WD10EARS WD3200JB 
Optical DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Asus DRW-1608P2 Asus DRW-1608P2 Corsair H70 Ubuntu Server 10.10 x64 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ASUS VW193S Logitech EX100 LC-Power 650W 
CaseMouseAudioAudio
Coolermaster Stacker 830 SE Logitech EX100 Creative Audigy 2 ZS Creative i-Trigue L3450 
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