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What would bottleneck sooner?

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  1. squelchy451 New Member

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    Hi

    I have a Phenom 555 Black Edition and a XFX 6850.
    Right now, I can either buy a mATX board with just one PCIe 16x slot or a ATX board with two PCIE 16x slots (though one is capped at 8x).

    Which should I go for? If the Phenom 555 is not a strong enough processor to limit 6850 crossfire, then I'd go with the mATX, but if the Phenom 555 is good enough so that even with 6850 CF, the graphics would be the bottleneck, then I'd get hte board with crossfire.

    So which should I go for?

    Thanks

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