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when i play BFBC2 or GTA 4 my GPU is maxed while my 965 BE is at 41% load wondering if i bought a new board would that be different
my board http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...9&Tpk=m4n68t-m
    
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Your problem actually might lie in the fact that you have the nforce chipset. They suck for amd chips now. I would recommend getting a 890FX/GX.

I personally would get this board.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131631
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Your problem actually might lie in the fact that you have the nforce chipset. They suck for amd chips now. I would recommend getting a 890FX/GX.

I personally would get this board.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131631
nice i may just do that and i was wondering the whole nvidia chip and ATI card thing lol
    
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Yea the Nforce chipsets suck for AMD boards right now. If you get the 890GX board you will see better overclocking too. The 790/890 chips are made for overclocking.

I am running on a 790GX.
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Yea the Nforce chipsets suck for AMD boards right now. If you get the 890GX board you will see better overclocking too. The 790/890 chips are made for overclocking.

I am running on a 790GX.
and that board has the hybird on it with the 42XX can i cross my 5770 with it or no?
    
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and that board has the hybird on it with the 42XX can i cross my 5770 with it or no?
No - Hybrid Crossfire only works for 2400/34xx cards I believe.
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What Kz said. It only works with some of the 2xxx and the 3xxx series cards.
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No - Hybrid Crossfire only works for 2400/34xx cards I believe.
ahh thats gay but i should see a performance increase right cuz i dont need to overclock if my card is holdign me back u know

thats the last question guys
    
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Yea the Nforce chipsets suck for AMD boards right now. If you get the 890GX board you will see better overclocking too. The 790/890 chips are made for overclocking.

I am running on a 790GX.
This

Totally agree.
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ahh thats gay but i should see a performance increase right cuz i dont need to overclock if my card is holdign me back u know

thats the last question guys
yea you should see a little jump in performance.
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