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Would an MSI R9 280X bottleneck my AMD FX-6350?

Would an MSI R9 280X bottleneck my AMD FX-6350? And if I needed to overclock the CPU could anyone give me any advice on how I would go about the extra cooling for the cpu. If this helps the FX-6350 is stock at 3.9ghz and got a score of 7039 on cpubenchmark.net .
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  1. It may be a slight bottleneck but work well OC or not!
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    I'd bump that CPU to 4.5GHz and probably get a decent cooler. I would not get a Coolermaster Hyper 212 EVO or PLUS for this CPU once overclocked. It just can't really handle the heat.

    So maybe some sort of cooler like this Noctua NH-D14 on sale for $59.99 HERE.
  3. ElMoIsEviL said:
    I'd bump that CPU to 4.5GHz and probably get a decent cooler. I would not get a Coolermaster Hyper 212 EVO or PLUS for this CPU once overclocked. It just can't really handle the heat.

    So maybe some sort of cooler like this Noctua NH-D14 on sale for $59.99 HERE.


    Would that cooler work on AM3+ ?
  4. Yes it does. But on the overclock it really depends on what board you have and if you have a 760 chipset mATX board you will not get those clocks.
    So the question is what is your motherboard?
  5. rolli59 said:
    Yes it does. But on the overclock it really depends on what board you have and if you have a 760 chipset mATX board you will not get those clocks.
    So the question is what is your motherboard?


    ASUS M5A97 R2.0 Motherboard Phenom/Athlon/Sempron AM3+ AMD 970/SB950 ATX Gigabit LAN

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/ASUS-M5A97-R2-0-Motherboard-Sempron/dp/B008RPYB0U/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1398875221&sr=8-4&keywords=asus+motherboard
  6. Should have no problems with moderate overclock! Quality board.
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