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Would my system bottleneck a GPU?

Hey guys, decided Im going to get a new GPU. Right now I'm debating between the 7870 and the 660, but am leaning towards the 660. (non ti) I know these would be considered midrange cards, but I want to make sure they would not be completely bottlenecked. My system specs are a i7 3770, 8gb ram, 600w, and what I'm guessing is a cheap motherboard. (it's a HP Pavilion). Would my motherboard potentially bottleneck this card?

Thanks for any help.
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  1. Nope, no bottleneck so long as you have a PCI-express x16 slot for the graphics card.
  2. BigMack70 said:
    Nope, no bottleneck so long as you have a PCI-express x16 slot for the graphics card.

    +1. Agreed. This system should be just fine.
  3. How about with a 7950? Just found some sweet sales with it...
  4. Your system won't bottleneck anything on the market
  5. Best answer
    Your system will do fine with any single GPU card on the market. The Radeon HD 7870 is faster then the GTX 660 (non ti) and the HD 7950 is even better.
  6. Ok great, thanks for the help guys.
  7. Best answer selected by wingman1730.
  8. No problem.
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