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Friends I bought a new gpu(hd5770) so my athlonII x2 240 is bottlenecking it,so I plan on getting a phenomII x2,
now my question is that my mobo has HYPER TRANSPORT 1.0 but the cpu supports upto HYPER TRANSPORT 3.0,
so,will my cpu under perform?
If yes then by how much?
Thanks in advance
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I havent yet got any reply from u guys,
pls help me
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Originally Posted by Aniket View Post
Friends I bought a new gpu(hd5770) so my athlonII x2 240 is bottlenecking it,so I plan on getting a phenomII x2,
now my question is that my mobo has HYPER TRANSPORT 1.0 but the cpu supports upto HYPER TRANSPORT 3.0,
so,will my cpu under perform?
If yes then by how much?
Thanks in advance
If you overclock your Athlon, you should be alright. One 5770 isn't too bad in terms of bottlenecking that CPU.
    
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I had a AMD 240 and a 5770. If you can get 3.5GHz (easy to do) out of that chip it shouldn't bottleneck much. Its hard to advise a "upgrade" with so many new products dropping. At least wait a month for bulldozer to come out for the Phenom II price drop.
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I havent yet got any reply from u guys,
pls help me
What do you mean yet?! You barely waited a few minutes! Relax. Your performance should be okay, it will be lower than if you had full support, but nothing that will annoy you.
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I had a AMD 240 and a 5770. If you can get 3.5GHz (easy to do) out of that chip it shouldn't bottleneck much. Its hard to advise a "upgrade" with so many new products dropping. At least wait a month for bulldozer to come out for the Phenom II price drop.
thanks man,
so I'll wait for the price drop and get a phenomII x2,
but I wont keep my athlon any more
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post #7 of 15
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Well whats the difference between hyper transport 1.0 vs hyper transport 3.0
phenomII x2 supports upto hyper transport 3.0,so how much performence loss will I notice if I use it on a mobo that supports upto hyper transport 1.0?
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post #8 of 15
Looks perfectly fine for your resolution, OC them both a bit? would give a nice performance boost till you plan on upgrading.

Edit: HT-> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HyperTransport
Edited by Asmodean - 5/6/11 at 11:57am
post #9 of 15
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Looks perfectly fine for your resolution, OC them both a bit? would give a nice performance boost till you plan on upgrading.
I dont OC my gpu,
and I said I wont keep my athlon,I'll get a phenomII x2,
because if I oc my athlon I'll have to buy a new cooler,inseted of buying a cooler if I get a phenomII x2 it'll better for me for atleast next two years
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post #10 of 15
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I dont OC my gpu,
and I said I wont keep my athlon,I'll get a phenomII x2,
because if I oc my athlon I'll have to buy a new cooler,inseted of buying a cooler if I get a phenomII x2 it'll better for me for atleast next two years
I wouldn't get a Phenom II x2. That's a rather poor upgrade. If you are going to upgrade at all, I'd grab a quad or hexacore--the only difference between an Athlon dual core and a Phenom dual core is slightly faster clock speed and L3 cache. Hypertransport isn't going to make a huge difference.

What's your budget? I have a Phenom II x4 955 (3.2Ghz) for sale.
    
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