AMD 955 BE with 6950 2GB,bottleneck? Tags: CPUs Bottleneck AMD Last response: November 16, 2011 9:38 AM in CPUs Share ajaat November 16, 2011 3:01:25 AM Hi, I'm purchasing a AMD 955 BE CPU as well as Radeon HD 6950 2GB,so I want know that does CPU bottleenck the GPU or everything just run perfectly? More about : amd 955 6950 2gb bottleneck gnomio a b à CPUs November 16, 2011 4:54:33 AM Whats your native resolution? m 0 l ajaat November 16, 2011 4:56:50 AM 1680 * 1050 m 0 l Related resources Overall Performance: Second AMD 6950, Intel 320 SSD or Phenom X4 955? - Forum AMD Phenom II x4 955 and Radeon 6950 - Forum AMD Phenom II X4 Black Edition 955 doubt - Forum Stock AMD Phenom II 955 BE Fan Loud - Forum Do I have a Black Edition (BE)? - AMD Phenom X4 955 Deneb - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Welve November 16, 2011 5:22:54 AM at 1680x1050 perhaps slightly. what games are specifically noticing low performance? http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/sandy-bridge-core-i... notice the the max difference in that particular set of games like 2-3%, the X4 970 being comparable to your processor with a 200 mhz difference in clock speed, CPU is not the end all for gaming in the vast majority of games. m 0 l ajaat November 16, 2011 5:39:01 AM and If I overclock?does it gonna bottleneck? m 0 l acerace November 16, 2011 5:50:39 AM I think not. m 0 l we_san November 16, 2011 6:04:12 AM >try a game, use 1680x1050. >try with 1400x900 or 1360x768 (anything lower) >Notice fps increase (cpu not yet a bottleneck) >Notice fps not increase (cpu bottleneck) m 0 l gnomio a b à CPUs November 16, 2011 9:38:00 AM Overclock it to 3.6GHZ. Beyond 3.6 the X4s dont seem to show any performance increase. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedAmd phenom 995 or 955 which one is better for gaming Forum SolvedHow to connect the Corsair RM1000 to two AMD Radeon HD 6950's? ? Forum SolvedNew GPU or New CPU. GTX 500 Ti and AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Forum SolvedIntel Pentium G3420 vs AMD Phenom II 955 Forum SolvedAMD 6950 overheating and driver crashing Forum SolvedAmd phenom ii x4 955 vs amd 8350 Forum SolvedIs the AMD HD 6950 really outdated? Forum SolvedAMD Phenom II x4 955 BE stock 3.2ghz oc to 3.8ghz need new heatsink Forum SolvedAMD Phenom II x4 955 Overclocking Help Forum SolvedA fan replacement for my 5 years old AMD Phenom II X4 955 Processor Forum Solvedcan i change AMD phenom x4 955 black edition quad-core with intel i7? Forum SolvedAMD Phenom II X4 955 Problems Forum SolvedAMD Phenom II X4 955 to hot? Forum Solved[Need Help] The best GPU for my AMD Phenom II X4 955 BE Forum SolvedAMD phenom ii x4 955 1.380v is this normal Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !