I have a 8800 GT 3.0 GHZ Q6600 quad core overclocked 4 gb ddr2 ram
I was thinking about upgrading to GTX660 or GTX760
will my CPU or RAM bottleneck my new GFX card?
I intend to play Rome II Total War
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yes, u need another CPU. and for these 660 and 760 u need ivy brigde (if u want the full performance from them)
It shouldn't be a big bottleneck, especially in game that are not cpu intensive.
it would be a big cost to upgrade your cpu, since you would need to buy new ram, mobo, and cpu.
I think it should be fine.
@ Samir Safi: For those games the CPU will hold back either of the cards you list; RTS games are heavily dependant on the CPU because it deals with the ai of the opposing army. Unless you plan on playing fast paced FPS type games a card of the HD7770/GTX650 class will be plenty.