will an i7 870 bottleneck a 7870? Tags: Bottleneck Intel i7 Processors Graphics Last response: November 27, 2013 11:17 AM in Graphics & Displays Share drarkayl November 27, 2013 10:06:30 AM i have a i7 870 and was planning to buy a HD 7870. will my processor bottleneck the card? More about : 870 bottleneck 7870 iceclock November 27, 2013 10:08:09 AM No that's fine. I've got an i7 960 and own a 760 gtx runs smooth. So ur Radeon will be fine m 0 l leo2kp November 27, 2013 10:10:50 AM I'd do it. 870 isn't a bad thing. I have a 970 at 4GHz and a GTX 680 (forget that my CPU is a 6-core, it doesn't matter in the games I play). Still screams! m 0 l Related resources i7-870 and HD 7870: Bottleneck? - Forum XFX Double D 7870 performance with core i7 870 - Forum Will an I7 870 bottleneck a gtx 770 - Forum Will an i7 950 at default clock bottleneck a future-gen GTX 870? - Forum Is this a good OC for my i7 870 to lower bottlenecking? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer 17seconds November 27, 2013 11:02:52 AM Any Core i7 of recent vintage is still going to be high-end and a good match for a mid-range GPU like the 7870. m 0 l iceclock November 27, 2013 11:17:25 AM dats right folks m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWill i7 3770 bottleneck 7870? Forum Will HD 7870 Bottleneck with i7 860? Forum SolvedShould I upgrade? I7-870 to I5-4590 ? Forum Solvedi7-4770 fewer FLOPS than i7-870 Forum SolvedUpgrading i5 750 to i7 870 Forum SolvedNeed some advice on memory P7P55D Deluxe I7-870 Forum SolvedIs Intel Core i7 870 still good for gaming? Forum SolvedI7 870 SuperOverclock Forum SolvedOverClocking i7 870 & GTX 650 Ti Forum SolvedGood Motherboard for Intel Core i7 870 Forum Solvedi7 -870 vs FX 6300 Forum SolvedGTX 770 or 780 or just wait till 8xx series (I7 870 CPU) Forum SolvedOld i7 870 or upgrade to AMD8350 Forum Solvedi7 870: Overclocking vs. Upgrade Forum Trying to find best price for Core i7-870. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !