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I got an Athlon II X2 270 at stock clock and wanna get a GTX650Ti or GTX660. Now someone on the forums told me it would bottleneck either GTX heavilly. Now I think that's a load of junk, but I wanna confirm. Also, I would like to request this to be the AMD bottleneck FAQ thread. Post your CPU and you GPU and ask your question.
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There's a good chance it will bottleneck the 660 but this will be minimal. As far as the 650Ti goes a good overclock on your Athlon II x2 270 should eliminate any chance of a bottleneck and if you game at 1920x1080 even the gtx660 should not be bottlenecked provided you run your Athlon chip at 4Ghz, like i do:)
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You need to overclock it mang..redoos the bottleneck.
 
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I'm using the 6770 overclocked with a dual core chip at a resolution of 1366x768 and the card is still not bottlenecked.
Edited by jason387 - 10/14/12 at 8:33pm
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Athlon II 270 will not bottleneck a single card out there.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dixson01974 View Post

Athlon II 270 will not bottleneck a single card out there.
Might bottleneck the gtx 670:)
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I'm on an Athlon 2 X2 245 @ 3.8-ish..and it's quite adequate.
 
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post #8 of 66
Quote:
Originally Posted by jason387 View Post

Might bottleneck the gtx 670:)
Not really. Most games only use 2 cores plus we are really talking about GTX650Ti or GTX660 will bottleneck his Athlon 270, which will not bottleneck it.

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I had a 5970 2gb with a Phenom II 555 at 4.0ghz that didn't bottleneck.
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Yeah i understand. I'm gaming at a resolution of 1366x768 with an overclocked Athlon II x2 250 and 6770. Should i upgrade my cpu or gpu? which would give me an increase in gaming performance?
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Originally Posted by jason387 View Post

Yeah i understand. I'm gaming at a resolution of 1366x768 with an overclocked Athlon II x2 250 and 6770. Should i upgrade my cpu or gpu? which would give me an increase in gaming performance?
I would say video card, because a 6770 is a revamp 5770. 6770 is a good card, but it is not really strong enough for some games out there.
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