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Will a phenom II 955 bottleneck the 480. My friend claims his recent interest in computers stumps my college education. He swears my that the CPU won't be sufficient enough. As it is, I am only playing minuscule amounts of wow and CS source and older half life games. I plan on getting battlefield 3 when it is released.

What are some thoughts?
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My 955 @ stock speeds bottlenecks my 570 on BC2 (multiplayer) GPU usage hardly ever goes above 50-60% so i'd say yes. Nothing a good OC can't fix though
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post #13 of 14
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Originally Posted by CloudCR View Post
My 955 @ stock speeds bottlenecks my 570 on BC2 (multiplayer) GPU usage hardly ever goes above 50-60% so i'd say yes. Nothing a good OC can't fix though
Isn't BC2 CPU dependent usually though? Where as most games are GPU dependent.

I do specifically remember there being some major performance optimization issues with that game anyway though.
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I've also been reading a to of reviews about how loud/hot the 480s run. I purchased the zotac 40101-10p. I'm on my iPhone at work and don't have time to get the link but I am get one up soon. Is the stock cooler on that any good? Or should I think about an upgrade. Money is tight for me so I will probably run my 480 for some time. I'm just now upgrading my 8800gts 640 that I have run since they were released.

Thoughts?
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