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Will X4 965 bottleneck 2 6850's? and does it do good with SSD's?
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AMD's line of CPU's will all have trouble with Crossfire or SLI configurations. Depending on the overclock, you may or may not get a bottleneck. Usually you'd want to overclock as much as you can, to avoid any chances of bottlenecking.

As for SSD's, any CPU would max out any SSD (with restrictions to SATA bandwidth).
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It shouldn't bottleneck 2 6850's, but just to be on the safe side, you should overclock it.

I'm not too sure about SSDs, can't afford them
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It shouldn't bottleneck 2 6850's, but just to be on the safe side, you should overclock it.

I'm not too sure about SSDs, can't afford them
I can't afford them yet either :'( can't even get 2nd 6850 atm
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Yeah, overclock it a bit. Perhaps just 500MHz, you don't even have to increase the Volt ..

But it should be cool as it as.
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You will be fine in most cases, but OC will always help
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Yeah, overclock it a bit. Perhaps just 500MHz, you don't even have to increase the Volt ..

But it should be cool as it as.
Ehh... not many chips reach 3.9GHz on 1.35v
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Ehh... not many chips reach 3.9GHz on 1.35v
Ah .. True .. Forgot the stock was at 3,4.
Anyway, my 955 can go to 3,8 with just a little more Voltage. Perhaps he cannot boost a 500MHz on 1.35V, but it is not far from.
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