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Sapphire R7 250 bottleneck Pentium D 805@3ghz ?

Hello I have overclocked my Pentium D 805 from 2.6 to 3 GHz I want to upgrade my Evga geforce 6800gs to Sappire R7 250 1gb gddr5 but I am worried will my CPU bottleneck the graphics card ?
My pc specs
Pentium D 805 3ghz
2gb ddr2 533mhz
intel d102ggc2 motherboard
NVIDIA 6800gs 256mb upgrade to Sapphire R7 250
500 watt power supply
Windows 7 32 bit
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  1. i think your computer is too old need to upgrade the motherboard and cpu along with the ram
  2. Ok that is a good idea so I am thinking of getting a cheap Core2duo E6600 from EBay but will it support my motherboard ? Or will I have to get a new motherboard as well ?
  3. Best answer
    it will fit in your motherboard and work but the ram is a bit old and slow so i suggest changing the motherboard if you are going with lga775 find a motherboard with that socket and pciexpress 3 and ddr3 ram
  4. Just do a brand new build
    Here's a cheap 500$ build that will do good for gaming :)

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-4300 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor ($99.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: MSI 970A-G43 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($59.99 @ Micro Center)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($42.99 @ NCIX US)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.44 @ Amazon)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($169.20 @ Newegg)
    Case: Zalman Z11 Plus ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Micro Center)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($24.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $511.59
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-03 16:05 EDT-0400)

    If you want it to be cheaper ...

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD A10-6800K 4.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($109.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: Asus A55BM-E Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard ($49.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($42.99 @ NCIX US)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.44 @ Amazon)
    Case: Rosewill FBM-01 MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($29.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($24.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $312.39
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-03 16:09 EDT-0400)

    But don't expect too much from this one , it will barely play a few games on low , but it is still a big improvement over your current build .
    If you go with the 2nd build , remember to overclock the ram to be able to do some gaming .
    Btw that apu can play skyrim on medium at 50+ fps :)
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