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will cpu bottleneck this crossfire setup?

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i'm planning to buy amd athlon x3 440 as the cpu, asus m4a78t-e as the motherboard and will do crossfire using sapphire 5750 512mb of ram (not the 1gb version). willk this cpu bottleneck me? if yes, what are other cpu options? i'm using this setup as a windows xp gaming machine. not win7...
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It shouldn't bottleneck those cards. Are you planning on overclocking the CPU? What resolution do you game at?
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yes, i'm planning to overclock the cpu. my resolution is 1360x768 only (16" monitor)
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You should be fine. If you don't already own the GPUs, maybe you should look into the new 6790?
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You should be fine. If you don't already own the GPUs, maybe you should look into the new 6790?
Got my vote.
 
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