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GTX 760 bottleneck overclocked Phenom II 955 (3.8GHZ)

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May 17, 2014 3:16:41 AM

Hi there would me purchasing a GTX 760 2GB bottleneck my overclocked phenom II at 3.8GHZ from stock 3.2GHZ i need a graphics card upgrade to replace my current old Zotac GTX 460 768MB i hear it will from different forums then i read online that people with a similar setup as me have no problems whats the Truth about it i have also overclocked the northbridge chip to 2400MHZ to help out also running 10GB DDR3 1333MHZ memory i want to play skyrim Left 4 Dead 2 and Crysis at max setting on a 24inch monitor at 1080P

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May 17, 2014 3:23:50 AM

you will get a botleneck, though less of one since you have overclocked, it is still a good choice of upgrade ass you will get much better performance from a GTX 760 from GTX 460.

The GTX 660Ti or 7870 (or R9 270/X for new series AMD), seems to have little bottleneck and great performance.
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May 17, 2014 3:32:40 AM

Hi thanks for the quick reply so would you reccomend me me upgrading to a GTX 660TI for the best all round performance with my proccesser it seems to be £65 cheaper too according to amazon and ebay would i be able to play games on high settings with at least 40FPS i will also look into the AMD cards you suggested i want to get at least another year out of my pc before i do a whole new computer build
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May 17, 2014 3:38:54 AM

high settings for games, yes. The games you listed it should handle them fine also. Not all games will be able to go on high, and with modern day games, ultra won't happen.
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May 17, 2014 4:05:35 AM

unknownofprob said:
high settings for games, yes. The games you listed it should handle them fine also. Not all games will be able to go on high, and with modern day games, ultra won't happen.


Thanks for responses i think i will just get the GTX 760 or equivalent and deal with the tiny bottleneck for now and look into replacing my board and CPU within the next 3- 6 months or so then i can just move a perfectly good card to a newer system without needing to purchase a newer card thanks :-)

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May 17, 2014 4:07:10 AM

great choice to get GTX 760 and upgrade later, you will get much better FPS from the GTX 760, even with a bottleneck.
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