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will it bottleneck it bad?
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depends on the game.
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depends on the game.

What this guy said.
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Depends on your overclock.
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What this guy said.

like bf3 planetside 2
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It's the other way around. Phenom II 965 bottlenecking the GTX 670. The cpu is still pretty good today handling single cards. You'll get good FPS with the said combo.
    
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like bf3 planetside 2

Planetside 2 yeah you will see frame drops. Bf3 64 player will be rough on the CPU. My 1090t struggled with my 6850 crossfire and it was at 4.0 :/ Not being a fanboy or anything just speaking from experience. It really just depends, overclocking it will help though. In the end if you are happy then who cares.
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With that setup, you'll probably get frame drops because of the CPU in a lot of games.
Any game with a huge open world runs the risk of overloading a CPU, if too many players go to the same spot. Games with a set number of players on a map rarely cause a bottleneck, unless it is a high amount like 64+ decently detailed characters.

In general
CPU - Allows for more complex scenes, more players, more objects, further view distance
GPU - Allows for better lighting, shadows, AA/AF, High Resolution, further view distance


The Phenom processors are not high end, but they're decent. I would recommend you overclock it if you experience FPS drops. If you're going to play MMOs or RTS games, then you might want to get a new one.
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