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Will the FX 8350 bottleneck any of the more powerful GPU's? If so, which ones?
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depends on the game. if it's lightly threaded and very cpu extensive then it's gonna bottleneck a high end single gpu card. but aside from that it would handle everything else pretty well
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Will the FX 8350 bottleneck any of the more powerful GPU's? If so, which ones?
No it gonna bottelneck any current GPU, ignore the Intel fanboys It only may do so if you are running 3 or 4 way SLI or Crossfire.
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No it gonna bottelneck any current GPU, ignore the Intel fanboys It only may do so if you are running 3 or 4 way SLI or Crossfire.

I had an FX 8320 @ 4.7ghz just a few months ago. a stock i5 3570k outperformed an FX 8320 at 4.7ghz in planetside 2. with that said. ALL of the games I played aside from planetside 2 felt the same. very impressive considering the price
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No it gonna bottelneck any current GPU, ignore the Intel fanboys It only may do so if you are running 3 or 4 way SLI or Crossfire.

You know thats wrong, you know my sig CPU will do circles around that FX, you probably also know a Phenom II X6 with a light ~ moderate overclock will do much better...
     
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Will the FX 8350 bottleneck any of the more powerful GPU's? If so, which ones?

@ 4.5GHz+ it won't bottleneck any single gpu card........even with 2 cards from either side, at 4.7GHz it "should" keep them busy
    
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@ 4.5GHz+ it won't bottleneck any single gpu card........even with 2 cards from either side, at 4.7GHz it "should" keep them busy

What if I don't overclock my CPU?
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What if I don't overclock my CPU?

They will perform just fine. Even an Ivy at stock poses a bottleneck to 2 powerful cards thumb.gif
   
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The great bottleneck mystery/myth surfaces again. Intel posters, posting about cpu`s running circles when themselves are running a gpu bottlenecked limited system. This debate constantly makes me lmao.

Op the bottleneck which applies to you will be solely dependant on the situation of use. A fx vishera cpu will not bottleneck any single high end gpu in any gpu intense game but will bottleneck if you play such as sc2 at low resolutions. To get a more definitive answer you need to give more information, ie the types of games you will be playing in what scenario, ie bf3 sp and multi are two entirely different games, and at what resolution and refresh rate.

There is pretty much a bottleneck in every system of one sort or another and in many instances its blown out of all proportion
Edited by Ghost12 - 1/21/13 at 4:54am
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The great bottleneck mystery/myth surfaces again. Intel posters, posting about cpu`s running circles when themselves are running a gpu bottlenecked limited system. This debate constantly makes me lmao.

Op the bottleneck which applies to you will be solely dependant on the situation of use. A fx vishera cpu will not bottleneck any single high end gpu in any gpu intense game but will bottleneck if you play such as sc2 at low resolutions. To get a more definitive answer you need to give more information, ie the types of games you will be playing in what scenario, ie bf3 sp and multi are two entirely different games, and at what resolution and refresh rate.

There is pretty much a bottleneck in every system of one sort or another and in many instances its blown out of all proportion

Im trying to find a thread/post with a user called Red1776 who runs 4 7970's on his 8350 and he gets no bottlenecking.

Hes even into the top 10 of the heaven benchmarks and the only 8350 user in there.
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