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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumSolvedIs my RAM holding back my gaming performance? ForumSolvedRam holding back CPU? ForumSolvedAMD 955BE RAM holding my cpu back? ForumSolvedRAM overclock holds back CPU?? ForumSolvedis my cpu holding me back ForumSolvedcpu holding me back ? ForumSolvedIs my GPU holding back my CPU? ForumSolvedIs my GPU failing or is my outdated CPU holding my GPU back? GTX650/Intel Pentium E5300 dual core 2.60GHz ForumIs my CPU holding my GPU back? ForumSolvedIs Kingston Value RAM holding system back? ForumNeed to choose a new CPU (fx-8150 atm) holding back my CF setup ForumSolvedIs my CPU holding my GPU back ForumIs My CPU Holding Back My System? ForumJust upgraded processor can ram be holding it back ? ForumIs my CPU holding back my GPU ForumCould my CPU holding my Gpu back? ForumIs this RAM holding back higher OCs? ForumWhich component is holding me back more CPU OR GFX ForumIs my RAM holding me back? ForumIs the RAM holding me back? More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !