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I'm sure if I had my 920 at standard clocks with 2 570's would definitely hold my systems performance back. Will my overclock to 3.8 prevent from bottle necking? Or will I still not get the best performance out of my system
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Depend on the game, but You should definetly OC that chip.

For example:
BFBC2 is CPU limited a lots of times
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I think an i7 at 3.8 and two 570s ought to be able to max out any game easily. If you do have a blttleneck it would only be bcause you have way more GPU power than any game needs right now.
    
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No, I don't see any bottleneck at all with 2 480s running at 580 speed @4Ghz.
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Not to threadjack but I am curious as well. What is the performance difference between an i7-920 and a i5-760 if both are clocked at 4ghz?
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Nothing, well maybe like 5 FPS, but if HT is enabled on the i7 920 it will destroy the i5 in any app tha uses over 4 cores, but in games in real life... NONE.
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post #8 of 8
HT has nothing to minimal effect on gaming.
The big difference with HT is when running application, rendering, encoding.. etc.

That being said, an i5 750 compares to an i7 8 series clock to clock will be 99.9% the same in games.

The i7 9 series will be marginal faster because of the tri-memory channel and QPI link instead of DMI. However, the difference will be vary where some games are memory sensitive and some are not.


The bottomeline is, you probably won't feel the difference in real world experience, if only gaming.
Edited by andynolife - 2/24/11 at 5:58pm
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