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Old 02-21-11, 04:03 PM   #11
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Default Re: CPU requirement for GTX 580?

Originally Posted by grey_1 View Post

I have no advice for ya I'm hoping to upgrade after all the smoke clears when bulldozer hits the shelves, but I hope I don't run into a problem like that. That makes no sense at all...

On the other hand it is good to hear that the 2600K is more than a match for the 480.

Best of luck with that bsod issue too
Oh, that BSod is fixed. I just backed to 4.6. This chip is just relaxing at every game I throw at it. There is just no need to run it at 4.8 for what ? Maybe 2 fps on the min side ?
Intel i7 2600k @ 4.8ghz 1.35v, 1.40v full load
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