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Bottlenecking A-10 6800k paired with a HD 7870?

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Has anyone had bottlenecking issues with the A-10 6900k using a HD 7850 or 7870? Please only people who actually have used either card...
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You could bench your GTX 570 in there and see, the performance level is similar to a 7850.
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I have to update my rig, sold it, lol
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I have a 7850 installed on my 6800k. This is probably the sweet spot for that type of cpu. With a 7850 you should be able to play anything at 1080p with good quality settings.

I tried my gtx680 with the 6800k, and it constantly gave me 25 to 30% less frames than when the card is used in my Intel I5 3570. So, I think that a too powerfull gpu with a 6800k is a lost of gpu resources.
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thanks for the advice, im using just the cpu/gpu and cod bo 2 is amazing but BF3 is what I want to play and I know that's a different story all together
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I think it's totally fine.


Think of it this way, if you spent the $ on upgrading the CPU and then spending the leftover money on graphics, which would bottleneck performance? thumb.gif

GPU should always be super beefy, CPU can be a little iffy.
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TRue, thanks for not bashing my choice in CPU, you have to watch your back in here if your an AMD fan......
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