Bottleneck? Radeon 6950 Tags: Radeon Bottleneck Graphics Last response: February 15, 2011 11:21 PM in Graphics & Displays Share zankuto February 15, 2011 7:53:15 PM AMD Athlon II X4 640 + Sapphire 6950 on motherboard: Asus M4A78LT-M LE Will use max 8gig DDR3 ram will this bottleneck much? or should I step it down to a 6850 More about : bottleneck radeon 6950 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove zankuto February 15, 2011 8:19:46 PM also would the 6950 fit inside of this thing with that motherboard http://www.centralcomputers.com/commerce/catalog/produc... | Report abuse benski February 15, 2011 8:23:29 PM Depends on the software and your resolution, but in general I would say if you plan to stick with that CPU long term then get the 6850, but if you upgrade pretty often then get the 6950 2gb that can be flashed to a 6970 before they are gone. | Report abuse benski February 15, 2011 8:25:36 PM And the 6950 should be fine in that case. | Report abuse Related ressources Will a Phenom II X4 955 bottleneck with a radeon 6950 ? - Forum How much would a Pentium D 3.0GHz bottleneck a Radeon 6950 ? - Forum Will An i3 2100 Bottleneck a Radeon 6950 ? - Forum Will my CPU bottleneck a Radeon 6950 2 GB? - Forum I3 2100 bottleneck a hd 6950 in battlefield 3 - Forum Ask the community Publish zankuto February 15, 2011 8:26:43 PM 1920x1080 | Report abuse zankuto February 15, 2011 8:36:27 PM Would a 6870 be a good compromise between 6850 and 6950 without changing processor | Report abuse benski February 15, 2011 8:57:41 PM I would say all those cards are priced appropriately for there performance levels (although the unlockability of the 6950 2gb makes it a better value) so it all depends on how much you want to spend. | Report abuse zankuto February 15, 2011 11:21:03 PM Best answer selected by zankuto. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Graphics & Displays>Bottleneck? Radeon 6950> Related ressources: ForumUpgrade to 6950 , bottleneck question ForumAMD 955 BE with 6950 2GB, bottleneck ? ForumHD 6950 w/ Core i3 Bottleneck ? ForumCPU Bottleneck Q8200 @2.8 Ghz + amd 6950 ForumVisionTek Radeon 6950 - BAD 3DMark11 Scores - ~2500! ForumAsus 660ti DCU2 SLI, 680 DCU2 TOP or 7970 Matrix Forum5850 Black or 6870 or 6950 ForumSapphire 4870x2 2gb or the Radeon HD 5870 1gb? Forum4890 Crossfire or 6950? ForumRadeon B2 512 HD 2600 PRO PCI-e Forum[Solved] ATI Radeon X800 Pro AGP 256MB GDDR3@900Mhz Ram for dell 4550 ForumRadeon 4870 x2 2gb no video signal win 7 Forum[Solved] 6950 & 460 for PhysX? How? Forum6850, 70 or 6950(ouch) Forum[Solved] How much would a Pentium D 3.0GHz bottleneck a Radeon 6950? More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !