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Will a 7770 bottleneck an AMD phenom x4 9650 with 8gb of ddr2

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Wouldn't the question be "Will an AMD phenom x4 9650 with 8gb of ddr2 bottleneck a 7770"?

FPS will get an hit, definitely. Mostly in games more "CPU bounded".
If that hit is significant to the point it would make the game unplayable, I do not know.
Why don't you get the card, try it and if the CPU doesn't deliver, you can build a new rig around the graphics card. Anyways, if you are upgrading from an older or less powerful card, you will get your performance boost for sure.
EDIT.
Resolution you play is important. As lower the res the lesser the hit
Edited by Johnny Rook - 6/2/13 at 8:12pm
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