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AMD FX-6200 and Sapphire R9 290x Tri-X OC

Question asked by protech10 on Oct 10, 2015
Latest reply on Oct 11, 2015 by protech10

I have recently got a bigger case for my AMD Sapphire R9 290x Tri-x Overclocked and I'm pretty happy so far. However, I noticed a lot of frame drops in some games, probably because of my CPU?

 

CPU: AMD FX-6200

Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme3

PSU: Seagate 750W

GPU: AMD Sapphire R9 290X Tri-X Overclocked

 

I heard that my CPU is capped out on my motherboard. Is this true? Could I pick up a great CPU for my graphics card or is something else bottle-necking it?

 

Thank you !

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