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Old 05-28-10, 02:25 PM   #525
nekrosoft13
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Default Re: Official "I just got a Geforce GTX 470/480/465" thread

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Originally Posted by NarcissistZero View Post
As for my CPU, no, I run everything stock. It's a good CPU though, everything I read tells me I would gain next to nothing in games by upgrading to a low level i7. If you mean that I need an extreme $800 processor to get anything out of a 5870 then I guess I would say I will not upgrade to one, or a 480, as I cannot do a complete PC overhaul right now financially.

If that is the case, would I still get anything from a second GTX 275?
you don't need to get a new CPU, just OC it a bit.

you will see bigger performance increase from 480, then getting a second 275.

running cards in SLI/CF requires more CPU power.
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