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Posted · Original PosterOP

. Motherboard I am in the beginning stages of upgrading my pc. So far i have added more ram and a 2070rtx. Current cpu is a i7 950. What is to potential for a bottleneck with this cpu-gpu combo motherboard is a asus x58 sabortooth 

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The i7 950 can handle some games, but many of the more recent titles will struggle with it. Now, X58 has a lot of room to give some decent current gen performance, don't be afraid to snag yourself a Xeon X5670 and overclock the stuffing out of it to get some more frames in games. What's your current OC?


I WILL find your ITX build thread, and I WILL recommend the SIlverstone Sugo SG13B

 

Primary PC:

i7 8086k (won) - EVGA Z370 Classified K - G.Kill Trident Z RGB - Force MP500 - Jedi Order Titan Xp - The venerated Hyper 212 Evo (with RGB Riing flair) - EVGA G2 650W - Black and green theme, Razer branwashed me.

Draws 400 watts under max load, for reference.

 

Linux Proliant ML150 G6:

Dual Xeon X5560 - 24GB ECC DDR3 - GTX 750 TI - old Seagate 1.5TB HDD - Dark moded Ubuntu (and Win7, cuz why not)

 

EVGA G3 thread, BR/BT threadSeasonic Focus thread, S12II/M12II thread, Userbenchmark (Et al.) is trash explained, PSU misconceptions

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