Closed HD 7870 bottlenecking Tags: Graphics Cards Bottleneck HD Graphics Last response: February 25, 2013 9:52 PM in Graphics & Displays Share RedditKarma February 25, 2013 7:38:57 PM I'm purchasing a HD 7870 graphics card, but i am worried that my Phenom II X4 965 BE will bottleneck the graphics card. If this is true, what CPU would you guys recommend. (Preferably AMD) More about : 7870 bottlenecking Best solution jthill909 a b U Graphics card February 25, 2013 7:56:45 PM No, it shouldn't, but if you want to upgrade, you could get an 8350. Has the same performance as a i5 3570k in game and the near-same multithreaded performance as a 3770k. Share Norlag a b U Graphics card February 25, 2013 7:58:38 PM The fx 6300 is a great card and I have seen it on sale for less than $130. It would certainly not bottleneck the 7870, and it overclocks well. Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer RedditKarma February 25, 2013 8:04:36 PM Best answer selected by RedditKarma. Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIs something bottlenecking my Gigabyte Radeon HD7870 2GB? Forum SolvedWondering about Fx-8320 and HD7870 Ghz Bottlenecking... Forum SolvedWill a PCI-E 2.0 Motherboard (GA-X48-DQ6) bottleneck the performance of a PCI-E 3.0 graphics card (HD-7870) Forum Solvedamd phenom ii x6 1055t bottleneck hd 7870 crossfire Forum SolvedWill an AMD FX 4170 bottleneck an AMD Sapphire HD 7870 ghz OC? Forum SolvedHD7870 upgrade bottleneck? Forum SolvedWill an amd fx 6300 bottleneck 2-way crossfire sapphire radeon hd 7870? Forum SolvedHD7870 XT Tahiti or HD7950 and CPU bottleneck? Forum SolvedWill a Core i5 650 @ 3.20 ghz bottleneck a MSI Radeon HD 7870 OC Forum SolvedWill i3-2100 bottleneck Radeon HD 7870? Forum SolvedUse a HD 7870 2GB with my Athlon II X2 250 3.0GHz, Can I or Bottleneck? Forum SolvedWill an AMD FX 8320 bottleneck a AMD Radeon HD 7870? Forum SolvedWill a HD7870 bottleneck a i5 4670k Forum SolvedAthlon ii x4 645 bottleneck hd 7870 xt Forum SolvedWill a Core i5 650 @ 3.20 ghz bottleneck a Sapphire HD 7870 Forum SolvedWill the FX-6300 bottleneck an HD 7870? Forum SolvedDoes an AMD HD Radeon 7870 GHz Edition Bottleneck an Intel Core i5-4570? Forum SolvedFX 6300 and HD 7870 bottleneck?? Forum SolvedWill an AMD A10 6800k bottleneck an MSI Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB? Forum SolvedWill an AMD FX-6350 bottleneck an HD Radeon 7870? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !