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I'm about to upgrade my sig rigs gpu and HDD to a 1gb 6950 and a 64gb AData SSD....

I know the SSD wont really have any effect, but will the 6950 be bottlenecked at all? I Also plan to overclock that B**** as fast as it will go, not sure if that makes a difference.

Thanks in advance

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I think you will be fine.
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alright cool, could anyone tell me what component that is bottlenecking my system the most? I'm thinking maybe my mobo, because its maxed out at 2442mhz nb and it runs at stock temps of 80!!! (although it is a fake 8 phase ) I'm just trying to think ahead of what I should replace next.
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Your system looks fine to me. Are you unhappy with it, or you just want to spend some money? You could do with a faster drive.
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not unhappy, Im just trying to upgrade logically to maximize perfomance gains relative to the rest of my system.
I am goin for a SSD to boot off of, going to purchase after next paycheck comes in
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post #6 of 6
Your HD should not bottle nech your video cards at all, All a faster HD does is help with game loading speed and texture loading speed if your game likes to load them as you play. But it will not bottleneck your FPS.
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