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I have an AMD 8150 clocked at 4.3 and was wondering if my CPU would bottleneck an MSI Lightning 770 graphics card?
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Not really. In certain games (especially if they aren't coded with multithreading support) you might see lower FPS than someone with an i5/i7 but it's not going to be a big deal. I would still get it, the 770 will complement the FX 8150 very well and you will have a solid machine smile.gif Also don't forget about 7970ghz edition, it's roughly the same as a 770 but comes with all those free games.
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I have an AMD 8150 clocked at 4.3 and was wondering if my CPU would bottleneck an MSI Lightning 770 graphics card?

Your cpu is more than enough to handle any single gpu.
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I have an AMD 8150 clocked at 4.3 and was wondering if my CPU would bottleneck an MSI Lightning 770 graphics card?
Depends on the game. In certain games like StarCraft II and Skyrim your CPU will be a significant bottleneck. If you'll be able to notice the bottleneck is another question altogether.
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I have a FX8150 and i dont have any bottleneck, just in single thread games like Starcraft u will see like 10fps less than someone with intel cpu...
and why dont u just get a 7970 with free games biggrin.gif
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