Solved CPU or RAM holding back performance? Tags: Intel i7 Intel RAM CPUs Components Graphics Performance Processors Last response: August 5, 2013 9:07 AM in Components Share Busterofwar August 5, 2013 8:56:43 AM Graphics Cards: Crossfire Asus HD 7950 DirectCU II TOP V2 3072MB CPU: Intel Core i7 2700K 3.50GHz @ 4.20GHz CPU RAM: TeamGroup Elite 16GB DDR3 1600MHz Will my CPU or RAM hold back my graphics cards? Is there a huge difference between my i7 and Haswell for gaming? More about : cpu ram holding back performance Best solution Munchbot August 5, 2013 9:07:32 AM No, your CPU and RAM are not causing a bottleneck while gaming. There is very little difference between your 2700k and haswell for gaming. Remember, it's the GPU that counts, and even from the CPU side, a haswell i7 isn't that much more powerful than your 2700k. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIs my RAM holding back my gaming performance? Forum SolvedRam holding back CPU? Forum SolvedAMD 955BE RAM holding my cpu back? Forum SolvedCPU or GPU holding my system back Forum SolvedRAM overclock holds back CPU?? Forum SolvedI think my CPU is holding back my GPU. Any help? Forum Solvedis my cpu holding me back Forum Solvedcpu holding me back ? Forum SolvedIs my GPU holding back my CPU? Forum SolvedIs my GPU failing or is my outdated CPU holding my GPU back? GTX650/Intel Pentium E5300 dual core 2.60GHz Forum SolvedIs Kingston Value RAM holding system back? Forum Cpu holding back monitor is old or gtx 770 is the dumbest purchase of my life? Forum Solvedcpu, ram holding wrong clocks Forum SolvedIs my CPU holding my GPU back Forum Is my cpu holding back my 780s Forum Is my CPU holding my GPU back? Forum Just upgraded processor can ram be holding it back ? Forum Need to choose a new CPU (fx-8150 atm) holding back my CF setup Forum Is My CPU Holding Back My System? Forum Is this RAM holding back higher OCs? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !