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Will a new GPU bottleneck my CPU

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
October 31, 2011 8:39:26 PM


im getting a new gpu, its a radeon hd 6770 1gb,
will this bottleneck my cpu in anyway at all?, its an amd athlon II x3 425
the rest of my pc has 6gb ddr3 ram
win7 home premium
1tb hdd

Thanks for any and all help

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October 31, 2011 8:46:20 PM

it depends on the exact game and your monitor's resolution. for the most part, you will be fine and don't need to worry about "bottlenecking"
October 31, 2011 8:59:23 PM

Most likely not i posted a thread similar to this and everyone said no. And that they were actually a good pair.
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October 31, 2011 8:59:50 PM

Well im currently playing need for speed shift 2, rage
just new titles realy, will it be able to handle the creed revelations when it comes out?
My resolution I use is 1370x768 on a 32'' hd tv
October 31, 2011 9:01:53 PM

Lol spot on then thanks,
And well I didnt no weather to upgrade cpu to a phenom x4 955 I think I was lookin at?
will this even make a big difference, cos if not im not gunna bother for a while yet
October 31, 2011 9:31:51 PM

Aswell which radeon hd 6700 1gb should I choose?
ive currently got a sapphire radeon hd 5570 1gb
and so far ive had no problems at all with it even overclocked,
but these sapphire, asus, xfx, etc
so I dnt know what to choose lol