Solved Best GPU a Phenom II X4 940 can handle Tags: CPUs GPUs AMD Phenom Last response: February 10, 2013 3:11 AM in CPUs Share recoiljunky February 10, 2013 12:07:10 AM As the title states what would be the best GPU i could get for my processor? Current machine: Antec Nine Hundred AMD Phenom II X4 940 3.0ghz stock Stock AMD cooler 8gb DDR2 ram GTX 260 1tb Seagate Barracuda Coolmax 700w PSU More about : gpu phenom 940 handle | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to recoiljunky Register or log in to remove skitz9417 CPUs Expert February 10, 2013 12:10:42 AM hd 7850 2 gb | Report abuse Reply to skitz9417 recoiljunky February 10, 2013 12:17:37 AM well then i guess ill have to look for a new CPU because i was hoping to get the HD 7950, any suggestions on what processor to get? | Report abuse Reply to recoiljunky skitz9417 CPUs Expert February 10, 2013 12:18:43 AM u can get the hd7950 i didnt know what ur budget was | Report abuse Reply to skitz9417 Related ressources Best Mobo for Phenom II X4 940 with DDR2-1066 and SLI - Forum Would a Phenom II X4 940 bottleneck a HD 6990? + 3 eyefinity monitors? - Forum Can my M2N32 SLI wifi deluxe edition support a Phenom II 940 ? - Forum Phenom II x4 940 AM2+ worh buying? - Forum Phenom II X4 940 Help - Forum Ask the community Publish recoiljunky February 10, 2013 12:22:41 AM my budget for a graphics card would be 250$-350$ and if i cant get a good one for gaming with this processor i would have 800$ to upgrade the other components | Report abuse Reply to recoiljunky Best solution skitz9417 CPUs Expert February 10, 2013 12:26:16 AM well ur cpu is fine and the hd 7950 will be fine | Report abuse Reply to skitz9417 recoiljunky February 10, 2013 12:32:21 AM cool i was kind of worried about it when looking around online. i would much rather go the cheaper route of just getting a new GPU then have to completely rebuild. Thank You | Report abuse Reply to recoiljunky recoiljunky February 10, 2013 12:32:28 AM Best answer selected by recoiljunky. | Report abuse Reply to recoiljunky iceclock CPUs Authority February 10, 2013 3:11:21 AM ur gonna get bottlenecked by the 7970. id say a 7850 would be the max id recommand. | Report abuse Reply to iceclock Register or log in to remove Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>Best GPU a Phenom II X4 940 can handle> Related ressources: ForumCompatability Assistance: Phenom II X4 940 Black Edition ForumPhenom II X4 940 BE and Corsair H50 high temps ForumPhenom II 940 Build ForumI7 920 vs PHENOM II 940 ForumFirst Build, please critique! Phenom II 940 BE and..... ForumMSI 790XT-G45 & AMD Phenom II X4 940 3GHz Black Edition Rig ForumQ9650 3.0GHz vs Phenom II X4 940 vs Core i7 920 ForumMy AMD Phenom II X4 940 BE 3.0 ghz and Left 4 Dead 2 ForumAmd Phenom II X4 940 or Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400 ForumComplete u-turn here... Phenom II X4 940 system ForumBest performance & overclock - Core i7 920 or Phenom II X4 955 ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumBest cpu upgrade for ibm aptiva ForumBest Installation for Corsair H100i in HAF932 Advanced ForumBest cpu for asrock p4i65gv More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !