Is my CPU bottlenecking my pc? Tags: AMD CPUs Systems Sapphire Phenom Asus Bottleneck HD Last response: May 12, 2013 8:37 AM in Systems Share SoNiDo May 12, 2013 7:39:48 AM My rig: ASUS M5A97 R2.0 CHIEFTEC CFT 600 14CS 600W AMD Phenom II X4 965 3.4Ghz (no oc) Sapphire HD 7850 1GB KINGSTON 8GB HyperX XMP Grey DDR3 1600MHz CL9 KIT I recently bought a fullHD monitor and im not getting good enough fps in my games. im thinking of upgrading to a fx 6350 or 8350. will it make my games run significantly smoother? More about : cpu bottlenecking crisan_tiberiu a b à CPUs May 12, 2013 7:42:16 AM define "not enaugh FPS", @ what settings? swifty_morgan a b à CPUs May 12, 2013 7:44:03 AM could be a vram problem? and like last poster said, at what setting/what games? Related resources Is my CPU bottle-necking my PC? - Forum CPU Bottlenecking my PC? - Forum Getting a new PC, but will the CPU bottleneck? - Forum My CPU bottlenecking my GPU ? - Forum Is my CPU bottlenecking me? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer SoNiDo May 12, 2013 8:16:50 AM Battlefield 3: max 56 fps avg. 28 on ultra settings Tribes Ascend: max 62 fps avg. 47.164 maxed out. TF2: max 62 fps avg. 53.980 maxed out. SoNiDo May 12, 2013 8:37:24 AM i also checked my vram usage with gpu-z. my ddedicated memory usage was around 870-990, never went above 1000, the dynamic memory usage was 300-500 mb.(i dont know the difference between these two) Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSolvedHow can you tell if a CPU is bottlenecking GPU ForumSolvedCPU bottlenecking?Games are lagging ForumSolvedHow can i see if my cpu is bottlenecking my gpu? ForumSolvedcpu bottlenecking, help please? ForumSolvedBottlenecking / CPU or GPU ForumSolvedAmd Cpu and bottlenecking inquiry ForumSolvedwill my cpu bottleneck my pc? ForumSolvedIs my CPU bottlenecking my GPU? ForumSolvedIs my CPU bottlenecking? ForumSolvedCPU and bottlenecking ForumSolvedBottlenecking Graphics Card and CPU Help?! ForumSolvedCan my CPU (APU) support a better GPU without bottlenecking ForumSolvedIs my CPU BOTTLENECKING my gpu ForumSolvedIs my RAM or CPU bottle-necking my GPU? ForumSolvedis my cpu bottlenecking my gpu More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !