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Right, my CPU is an athlon II 620 X4 @2.6 ghz i'm just wondering, if this may be holding my GPU back, i get awesome fps but still, is it enough for my 5770? and how much should i boost it up if i want to get the most out of my GPU.

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Well, maybe be by a little margin ( in only some particular games). The latest games are quite resource hungry, they use the cpu as much as they depend on the gpu. If you were using a more powerful card, the cpu factor would have kicked in. But for a 5770 ( m using the same card) your current cpu is enough. Just remember to select the PhysX settings to medium/low (depending upon the game) to enjoy better fps. As for OCing, I would advice against it until you get a better cpu-cooler. The stock coolers distributed with the athlon series are worse than crap ( at least thats what they are giving us now, older ones were a lil better). If you think that your idle/load temps are quite low on stock settings, then you can push for a 3GHz OC for 24/7 use.
    
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yeah i maxed my recommended temps on stock at 1.37V not even OC'ed the cooler is crap, agreed ^^, and thanks yo, just wanted to see if it was being limited in any way.
    
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