Fx-4100 bottleneck? Tags: CPUs Gaming Bottleneck Last response: January 8, 2013 12:35 AM in CPUs Share KuriousCat January 8, 2013 12:14:59 AM I just recently bought a gaming computer but I'm getting pretty bad fps. I think I may have a bottleneck so here are my PC Specs AMD fx-4100 MSI 990FXA - GD80 8Gb ram (Corsair) XFX 7870 1tb 7200 rpm 500 watt thermaltake power supply Rosewill future gaming case I think that the fx-4100 is my problem and if so (trying to stay away from the fx series) would the Phenom II x4 965 BE be a good choice? More about : 4100 bottleneck skitz9417 a b à CPUs January 8, 2013 12:26:15 AM yea can get a fx 4300 and that will not bottleneck that hd 7870 m 0 l KuriousCat January 8, 2013 12:28:28 AM Thank you skitz m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer KuriousCat January 8, 2013 12:29:49 AM What about comparing the Phenom II 965 Be vs the fx 4300? which would be better I want gaming only on this computer m 0 l skitz9417 a b à CPUs January 8, 2013 12:35:25 AM well the fx 4300 is a little bit better tahn the 965 and plus if u know how to overclock u will get a better perfomce m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !