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Will an A10-7850K or Athlon 760K Bottleneck a R9 290X?

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and cry a little as they are still allowed to breed....

I thank god everyday because you are allowed to spill your seed wherever you want. Honestly it's what keeps me going: you feverishly jizzing onto everything resembling a vagina. My only regret is that your aim sucks and you have terrible taste, so the only ones you have succesfully impregnated are close family members.
 

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I thank god everyday because you are allowed to spill your seed wherever you want. Honestly it's what keeps me going: you feverishly jizzing onto everything resembling a vagina. My only regret is that your aim sucks and you have terrible taste, so the only ones you have succesfully impregnated are close family members.

dude not cool, i almost spilled coke in my keyboard.

let's keep this thread civil, except for comments aimed at de.das.dude because he's silly and i like teasing him.
 
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I look at it like this. Does a computer with a Intel CPU outperform a comparable computer with an AMD CPU? Yes, so therefore there is a bottleneck of some kind going on there, regardless of whether the AMD based system can perform at acceptable levels.
 

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i think a lot of this comes down to personal definitions of the term bottleneck.

a bottleneck means a limit, something you cant just ram more performance past - a faster GPU and faster RAM wont speed up a games performance, because the CPU is the limiting factor.

Thats what we're all talking about, and its true - compared to the intel CPU's, the AMD is the bottleneck. Acceptable performance is an entirely different thing.

OP's question based on thread title: will A10 or comparable CPU's be a limit to min or max FPS on a high end GPU like the 290x, compared to other CPU's: yes.
does it make it unusable, or provide unacceptable performance: no, depending on the user, and what games and settings they use.
 

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i think a lot of this comes down to personal definitions of the term bottleneck.

a bottleneck means a limit, something you cant just ram more performance past - a faster GPU and faster RAM wont speed up a games performance, because the CPU is the limiting factor.

Thats what we're all talking about, and its true - compared to the intel CPU's, the AMD is the bottleneck. Acceptable performance is an entirely different thing.

OP's question based on thread title: will A10 or comparable CPU's be a limit to min or max FPS on a high end GPU like the 290x, compared to other CPU's: yes.
does it make it unusable, or provide unacceptable performance: no, depending on the user, and what games and settings they use.
Games where named along with Res
 

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All hardware bottlenecks. Even fiber bottlenecks- its the physical limitations we have in this world. Since the person has an apu set up already a logical choice would to get a 860K and push that lil monster.

If thats the last processor for it build another rig or swap mobo out for something in the future.
 

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Lmao- anyways if you go to the last post for September, Estehanio-a new member asked about upgrading from a 7300 to a 7850K earlier this month and that is why your thread is in chaos lol.
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Still close to 300.
And worth every penny of it. It comes down to whether you want to compromise or not. I look around at the chat about the most resource hogging games and all the problems associated with them, and there's the guy's with 4790k CPUs happily reporting solid performance.

I paid $270 for my 950 4 years ago. It's still holding up, but nothing special compared to today's CPUs. I consider the 4790k at $288 to be a deal I'd jump on a LOT quicker.

Had I stuck to my original plan of going high end Maxwell after two years on my 7970, and upgrading my whole platform at the same time, I'd have already gone for that deal and a 970.

It remains to be seen whether I'll regret that, but so far Unity is the only game that does not play acceptably on this system, a common scenario for many, and they've acknowledged it needs a performance patch, so. Plus I'm just not the type to upgrade a GPU after only 2 years.
 

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I pieced mine together over the year because i cant buy it all outright. Since i have a 290 i wont be jumping till 600/700 series
 

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some of my posts were generic advice, and not specifically aimed at anyone. i assume its the same with others.
 
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A chaotic thread, yes. But oddly enough, still rather informative.
 

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Only here could someone ask a short question and need 6 pages of responses thread necro or not Post #130 is pretty much the answer I would have given, thread remains informative though so I am going to close it (people can still read it).
 
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