i recently upgraded my gpu hoping i would get significant boost in games compared to my previous gpu , i did get performance increase in some games, but when i play crysis 3 my fps are too low specially in 'welcome to the jungle level', so i monitored my gpu usage using msi afterburner and it shows that my gpu usage stays at 60-65 % while my cpu usage stays at 96 % , so am i experiencing cpu bottlenecking.
my system specs:
cpu: interl c2q (q9300) @ stock speed
ram: 2gb ddr2
gpu:nvidia 650 ti boost
I WOULD SUGGEST A RAM UPGRADE and you'll get more fps (SINCE THE JUNGLE REQUIRES MORE RAM TO STORE MORE OBJECTS) AND THERE is a bottleneck as ure CPU IS ALMOST AT FULL USAGE BUT GPU ISNT (CHECK IF U HAVE ANY OTHER PROCESSOR INTENSIVE TASKS)
That being said, I don't want to get your hopes up, in that overclocking will only really be a bandaid in your situation. But in the same breath, the qx series can be quite wonderful to overclock, but if you go over 500mhz from base you will need to invest in an aftermarket cooler to keep those temps low, and your overclock stable!