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Amd Athlon X4 II 631 @2.6ghz bottleneck?

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July 31, 2012 12:25:44 PM

Will my cpu bottleneck my gpu? and is it good enough for intense games like bf3?

Amd Athlon X4 II 631 quadcore @2.6ghz
Sapphire HD7770 ghz overclock edition
8GB ddr3 ram
a b B Homebuilt system
July 31, 2012 12:32:21 PM

The Athlon II X4 should be too much of a bottleneck for the HD 7770. There is always some sort of bottleneck present in every PC. An HD 7770 is a low-mid range GPU that performs very much like the GTX 460 and HD 6850:

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/536?vs=542

With lowered settings in BF3, you should be able to play it fine.
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July 31, 2012 12:34:02 PM

Yeah, I intend to overclock
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July 31, 2012 12:36:35 PM

Your cpu is fine for that graphics card,you should not experience any bottlenecking,it should be well balanced in my opinion even for BF3,cheers !!!
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July 31, 2012 12:39:16 PM

Thanks! Thats great to know, just wasnt sure seeing as the gpu cost like twice as much as the cpu.
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July 31, 2012 8:22:17 PM

Ecs A75f-M2 motherboard, i probraby wont even get battlefield 3, i just want to benchmark my cpu and gpu against it so i know how if theyre good enough for other games.
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