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Is my CPU enough still?

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Theocnoob

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i know that i should just break down and buy a new cpu but im overclocking the heck out of my i7 920 to just over 3.5ghz on watercooling , ill post my specs under this question, but my question is, with my oc'ed CPU from 2.66 to 3.55 i noticed a huge gain in my GPU fps's going up , but im ready to upgrade to a newer one and in a month or so later buy another new gpu for crossfire, will my cpu need upgraded? or will it with its OC be able to push these cards to there fullest.

Intel Core i7 920
Windows 7 Home Premium Edition SP1 (Build 7601)
CPU Arch : 1 CPU - 4 Cores - 8 Threads
CPU PSN : Intel Core i7 CPU 920 @ 2.67GHz
CPU EXT : MMX, SSE (1, 2, 3, 3S, 4.1, 4.2), EM64T, VT-x
CPUID : 6.A.4 / Extended : 6.1A
CPU Cache : L1 : 4 x 32 / 4 x 32 KB - L2 : 4 x 256 KB
CPU Cache : L3 : 8192 KB
Core : Bloomfield (45 nm) / Stepping : C0/C1
Freq : 3569.87 MHz (169.99 * 21)
MB Brand : Asus
MB Model : P6X58D-E
NB : Intel X58 rev 13
SB : Intel 82801JR (ICH10R) rev 00

GPU Type : Radeon HD 5870
GPU Clocks : Core 849 MHz / RAM 1200 MHz
DirectX Version : 11.0

RAM : 8192 MB DDR3 Dual Channel
RAM Speed : 680 MHz (2:8) @ 9-9-9-27

PSU: 750 TX PSU Corsair

CPU COOLING: H80 Water Cooling

HDD: Crucial m4 SSD

all tucked inside a Cooler Master 942 Case

im going with this card

I7 920 is good still for a while.