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i5 4690k + r9 290 4gb bottleneck??

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August 21, 2014 4:54:30 AM

Hey iam going to build a computer and i want to know if this i5 will bottleneck the gpu..What should i buy...r9 290 4gb or gtx 770? PSU is 750W.. Thank you :bounce:  ;) 

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August 21, 2014 5:00:00 AM

no way your processor is able to run any available card in the market without bottlenecking even 4th gen i3 can handle r9 290 without bottlenecking....
i will say go for r9 290 much better card than gtx 770 and much better for high resolutions because of the extra 2 gb vram.....
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August 21, 2014 5:01:11 AM

no, it will not bottleneck
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August 21, 2014 5:03:30 AM

thanks bro :)  iam thinking to go back with gtx 770 because of that pshyx? is worth of it?
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August 21, 2014 5:04:11 AM

arrowgreen said:
thanks bro :)  iam thinking to go back with gtx 770 because of that pshyx? is worth of it?


if you want to have physx it's worth it, same with shadowplay, both very good feaures
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August 21, 2014 5:09:42 AM

for shadowplay i really dont care but this physx is much better for gaming i think.. do u have any comparison?
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August 21, 2014 5:10:43 AM

arrowgreen said:
for shadowplay i really dont care but this physx is much better for gaming i think.. do u have any comparison?


I'd go 770, just personal preference. But r9 290 statistically is better
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August 21, 2014 5:53:24 AM

:pfff: iam gonna buy 770 because i heard the r9 290 gets very hot and noisy..
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August 21, 2014 5:59:34 AM

yes that's true the amd cards are more hotter than nvidia........
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August 21, 2014 6:25:13 AM

which card do u have?
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August 21, 2014 9:40:10 AM

arrowgreen said:
which card do u have?


is this question for me ??
i have gtx 760....
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August 21, 2014 10:24:15 AM

prit87 said:
arrowgreen said:
which card do u have?


is this question for me ??
i have gtx 760....


cool, which brand? msi? :)  what games do u play and how many fps do u get?
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August 21, 2014 10:30:05 AM

no its zotac amp edition ..........i mainly play single player shooter and action adventure games like tomb raider , darksiders etc and some racing games from nfs......well different games i get different fps but i will say the fps i get are good and satisfactory 50 - 60 average in ultra i have a 900 p monitor so i get some extra fps.....
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