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hey, i just ordered a gainward 580gtx phantom with 3gigs of ram.
like you see i gotta q9300.. i´ll clock it back to 3.6 when i get the card. i think this should be enough so far until i get the chance to oc a qx9XXX or what do you think? maybe an e8400 on over 4+ghz or something like this for lga775 is better?!
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Keep the 9300, chances are it will be fine for your 580, i used to think that my old phenom 295 at 3.5 wasnt enough, it bairly bottlenecked it, now im at 4, and it dusnt at all.
    
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:O Pics when installed? Thanks.
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thanx codejunkie.. i thought similar. i still wanna know if a dual core on 4.5ghz will be better unstead of q9550 on 4 or something..

sure will do that citra.. but i got to rebuild my rig cuz atm my vga is also under water Oo
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hey, i just ordered a gainward 580gtx phantom with 3gigs of ram.
like you see i gotta q9300.. i´ll clock it back to 3.6 when i get the card. i think this should be enough so far until i get the chance to oc a qx9XXX or what do you think? maybe an e8400 on over 4+ghz or something like this for lga775 is better?!
where'd u order from bro???????????????????????
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You are fine.

In fact, there you will not bottleneck it at all beyond 3.6ghz.

Dual or quad, that depends on wether the games/applications support 2 or 4 threads.

However, more and more games utilize quad, you C2Q is still a better choice as long as you are in the realm of 3.6Ghz+

I don't see much difference at all from a 950 at stock compares to 4.0Ghz, let along my i5 750 with the GTX480 SLI.
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where'd u order from bro???????????????????????
ill get it from a shop because i ordered there also a office-pc for our firm..

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You are fine.

In fact, there you will not bottleneck it at all beyond 3.6ghz.

Dual or quad, that depends on wether the games/applications support 2 or 4 threads.

However, more and more games utilize quad, you C2Q is still a better choice as long as you are in the realm of 3.6Ghz+

I don't see much difference at all from a 950 at stock compares to 4.0Ghz, let along my i5 750 with the GTX480 SLI.
thank you.. i thought the same. let´s see how overclockabke it will be..
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