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Will the GTX 770 bottleneck the AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition?

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May 24, 2013 3:48:31 AM

I'm planning to get a GTX 770 to replace my GTX 660, but is my power supply 500W (86% Efficiency) enough and will my AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition be bottlenecked?

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May 24, 2013 4:24:02 AM

Power supply will probably be good, though need more info to be sure.

If anything you have that backwards, your Phenom could/would bottleneck the 770.
May 24, 2013 5:47:11 AM

Wait what, the AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition doesn't bottleneck my gtx 660, how can it bottleneck a 770 (which is 15% better than GTX 680)?
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May 24, 2013 6:16:06 AM

it may bottleneck
Anonymous
July 22, 2013 12:07:11 AM

Just overclock it to 4.0ghz at 1.45 volts and youll be fine. u need an aftermarket cooler.