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AMD FX-6300+Nvidia GTX 760: Bottleneck?

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February 13, 2014 3:34:32 PM

Hi guys :) 

My friend wants me to help him for his new computer. Got a budget of 1000$ and that's what I chose:

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CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($129.50 @ Vuugo)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($32.50 @ DirectCanada)
Motherboard: Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($119.79 @ DirectCanada)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($95.58 @ DirectCanada)
Storage: Crucial M500 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($93.25 @ Vuugo)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ Canada Computers)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($289.00 @ Vuugo)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($57.27 @ DirectCanada)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($18.50 @ Vuugo)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($103.52 @ DirectCanada)
Total: $1003.90
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-02-13 18:31 EST-0500)

I am not sure though if the FX-6300 will be sufficient. I think it's way enough but not taking risks, so I'd like you guys' help to help me figure this out


P.S.: Those prices are for Canada

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February 13, 2014 3:39:01 PM

There should not be a bottleneck
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February 13, 2014 3:39:33 PM

You don't have a power supply though
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February 13, 2014 3:40:22 PM

The FX-6300 should be good enough for the GTX 760 , if you went with a higher model video card then you would need a better CPU.

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February 13, 2014 3:41:17 PM

For 1000$ you should have a better processor then that and unless he really wants it an ssd isnt going to add to game preformance at all just load times. I would suggest dropping the ssd and getting a better cpu like an i5 4670 and a h87 mobo
February 13, 2014 3:46:42 PM

lucasz said:
You don't have a power supply though

Oop I didn't see that! Thanks :D 
February 13, 2014 3:47:56 PM

Thanks to all you guys for answering(very quickly btw)!