Solved My CPU bottlenecking my GPU ? Tags: CPUs Last response: December 8, 2013 4:24 AM in CPUs Share utkarshtiwari December 8, 2013 4:08:38 AM I have a Old Rusty PC with Intel Core 2 Duo E7500 on Stock Clock n' Cooling and 4GB Ram , I decided to upgrade from Nvidia GT240 to XFX HD 7770 Core Edition . Well , When I was playing NFS Rivals , I observed many Lags then I tried to play it on Lowest Possible , Again there were lags . These lags are because of my CPU , GPU or because of Ram ? Will upgrading my CPU will help ? More about : cpu bottlenecking gpu Best solution jay_nar2012 a c 109 à CPUs December 8, 2013 4:12:53 AM Yes, the core 2 duo is most likely bottlenecking your GPU. What motherboard do you have. Share utkarshtiwari December 8, 2013 4:14:30 AM jay_nar2012 said:Yes, the core 2 duo is most likely bottlenecking your GPU. What motherboard do you have. I have Gigabyte G41M-Combo m 0 l Related resources CPU bottlenecking GPU? - Forum Is my CPU or GPU bottlenecking my games? - Forum Is My CPU Bottlenecking My GPU? - Forum Is my CPU bottlenecking my GPU? - Forum CPU AND GPU bottlenecking - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jay_nar2012 a c 109 à CPUs December 8, 2013 4:18:39 AM The best CPU you can upgrade to is a Core 2 Quad Q9650 which should give you better performance in gaming. m 0 l rishi_1 December 8, 2013 4:21:57 AM Try overclocking your cpu to 3 GHZ. m 0 l jay_nar2012 a c 109 à CPUs December 8, 2013 4:24:45 AM Remember to update your BIOS to the latest version (F3) before you upgrade. Check which version you have now using CPU-Z and if you have version F1 or F2, upgrade to F3 which can be download here - http://download.gigabyte.eu/FileList/BIOS/motherboard_b... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIs my cpu bottlenecking my gpu? Forum SolvedCPU (4.0 GHz) Bottlenecking GPU (GTX 770) Forum SolvedCpu Bottlenecking Gpu? Forum SolvedHow to know that my cpu is underperforming/bottlenecking my gpu. Forum SolvedLow framerate, low CPU/GPU/MEMORY usage. What's bottlenecking me? Forum SolvedCPU bottlenecking GPU Forum SolvedCPU bottlenecking GPU Forum Solvedis my cpu bottlenecking my gpu? Forum SolvedCPU Bottlenecking GPU Forum SolvedQuestions with CPU bottlenecking my GPU Forum SolvedIs my CPU bottlenecking my GPU? Forum SolvedIs this cpu bottlenecking my gpu? Forum SolvedGPU CPU Bottlenecking Forum SolvedIs my CPU bottlenecking my GPU? Forum SolvedIs my CPU bottlenecking my GPU? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !