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Just won $500 in a SB pool....time to sli my 570?....or maybe go under water?

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Just checking if my 955@ 4.2 will bottleneck and if my x750 will be sufficient to power the system without an upgrade to that as well.

Current options for upgrades:

W/C Rasa rx360 kit for my cpu, a block for my 570, and an 800D.
or
SLI my 570 and pick up a new psu if needed.
or
some thing else....?

Budget of around $500.
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post #2 of 9
sell your system and upgrade to something better?
post #3 of 9
sit on it, then go sandy bridge
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post #4 of 9
i had sli 570's and a 1090t folding 24/7 on an AX750, it'll be fine
post #5 of 9
I had SLI 480's with a 4ghz phenom II and it was a horrible bottleneck. Going i7 really unleashed there potentiol.
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well ima say the same thing to you that was said to me. TROLL PICS OR IT DIDNT HAPPEN
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post #7 of 9
Go i7 or SB when it gets cleared up.

Or at least get an PHII x6
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Really, wouldn't the worry of bottle necking be on a per-game basis?


Playing at 1080p you would probably CPU bottle neck even a OC SB cpu.
Edited by Nugu - 2/6/11 at 8:01pm
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So without upgrading my mobo + cpu + ram I'm basically going to be wasting a second 570? I assumed I could gain a good amount of performance from it and it would be a simple drop-in upgrade in graphics power.
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