AM I being Bottlenecked? Tags: CPUs Last response: January 11, 2013 5:36 PM in CPUs Share laramsrule94 January 11, 2013 4:48:26 AM Would this CPU: AMD A8-5500 APU with Radeon HD Graphics, at 3.2ghz would be bottlenecking my EVGA Geforce GTX 660 2gb DDR5 GPU? Im playing wow and getting like 60=70 frames in some places. and certain games feel sluggish. On Windows 8 btw More about : bottlenecked ASHISH65 a b à CPUs January 11, 2013 5:02:46 AM No there is no bottleneck.do not worry. laramsrule94 January 11, 2013 5:04:23 AM Ok, is it just the GPU isnt all I thought it would be :l I can play bf3 pretty easily on lowish settings with good frames, and WoWs like 6 years old.. Related resources How Badly Am I Being Bottlenecked ? - Forum Am I being bottlenecked - Forum Am i being bottlenecked with GTX 460? - Forum Am i being bottlenecked ? - Forum Am I being bottlenecked ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer satyamdubey a b à CPUs January 11, 2013 5:24:38 AM if you are not maxing out your gpu, yet your cpu is being fully utilized then yes your are being bottlenecked. GTX 660 is a great GPU and you should be able to play BF3 at ultra preset @ 1080p: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/geforce-gtx-660-gef... amuffin a c 184 à CPUs January 11, 2013 6:07:39 AM Simply because BF3 and WoW are more CPU dependent than GPU dependent. darth pravus a b à CPUs January 11, 2013 6:58:01 AM Your CPU needs a big overclock or replacing. WOW is heavily intel biased. satyamdubey a b à CPUs January 11, 2013 11:27:29 AM amuffin said:Simply because BF3 and WoW are more CPU dependent than GPU dependent. are'nt the trinity APU's piledriver cores? I think they should handle cpu intensive games much better than what OP is stating. noob2222 a b à CPUs January 11, 2013 4:35:10 PM They have no L3 cache, most games love l3 cache. satyamdubey a b à CPUs January 11, 2013 4:52:11 PM noob2222 said:They have no L3 cache, most games love l3 cache. agreed but should it take that big a hit. It's a piledriver core @ 3.2 after all. noob2222 a b à CPUs January 11, 2013 5:28:53 PM you can see the games drop by 20%+ , both pd cores at 3.8 ghz http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/700?vs=675 satyamdubey a b à CPUs January 11, 2013 5:36:43 PM noob2222 said:you can see the games drop by 20%+ , both pd cores at 3.8 ghz http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/700?vs=675 convinced with your point Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumHD 6870 Being Bottlenecked ? ForumAm i being Bottlenecked ? gtx 580 ForumWhere am I being bottlenecked on my gaming rig? ForumIs my 4890 being bottlenecked ? ForumIs My i7 920 System Being Bottlenecked By HDD ForumIs my new video card being bottlenecked ? Forum9600 GT is severly being bottlenecked . ForumMsi GTx 660 ti OC being bottlenecked by my CPu? ForumIs my CPU being bottlenecked ? ForumI'm being bottlenecked by my CPU. ForumOpinions and price of this PSU........... ForumComputer being very sensitive. Forum[Solved] CPU VS Bottlenecked GPU (What Should I Buy?) Forum[Solved] CPU not being utilized fully ForumAm i being bottlenecked? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !