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Old 09-16-11, 08:46 AM   #3
Misfire
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Default Re: CPU upgrade for GTX 570 SLI

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Originally Posted by Maverickman View Post
My CPU is not making the grade anymore. My system seems slow compared to the newer Sandy Bridge CPUs. I have to replace my motherboard since I can only run old Core i7s on it. I was looking at the Core i7 2600K which I've heard can get up to 4GHz with no problem. It would make my 940 look like its standing still. Anyone know of a good mobo for the 2600K?
Your processor should be able to hit 4Ghz with no problem either.. my 930 has been at 4Ghz with a $20 dollar cooler since I first got it which is almost 2 years ago
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