Am i being held back? Pentium G3420 & R9 280x OC

I built my pc with a Pentium Dual core G3420 clocked at 3.2ghz CPU and I recently picked up a used R9 280x since the prices dropped so much.

In Battlefield 4, i get about 30-50 fps on ultra and just barely 60 on high.

Is the cpu the problem?
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    Check the GPU load during gameplay, if it isn't in the high 90s then something is holding it back.
    GPU-Z is a nice light weight monitoring tool
  2. Your CPU is terrible for multiplayer games like BF4. Get at the very least an i3 preferably, an i5. Or a 6300 on the AMD side.
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