Solved Is my CPU bottlenecking my GPU? Tags: Graphics Last response: February 13, 2014 10:58 AM in Graphics & Displays Share UnseenFury February 11, 2014 6:08:35 AM Hi I just bought an EVGA GeForce GTX 770 Superclocked 2GB and have been getting low FPS in games I should be able to run with no problem, such as Crysis 2 for example on High Settings. My CPU is an Intel Core i5 760 that I was able to overclock to 3.4 GHZ. So could that be it? Or could voltage be an issue More about : cpu bottlenecking gpu Reply to UnseenFury kawininjazx February 11, 2014 6:13:39 AM I don't think it is bottlenecking to the point that you should have any major issues or have to spend a ton of money on a new board and processor. Update your drivers, do a bios update on the board, and reset the CPU and see if that helps. Reply to kawininjazx m 0 l ubercake February 11, 2014 6:15:51 AM Also, what resolution are you running at? Lower resolutions (under 1080p) can cause a CPU bottleneck. Reply to ubercake m 0 l Related resources 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 Is my cpu bottlenecking my gpu? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Ra_V_en February 11, 2014 6:44:59 AM Test 1. GPU usage on GPUZ or something similar during gaming, if its 100% then its fine. Test 2 Lower the resolution and check average fps, if the gain is minor then indeed the CPU is a lazy one. Reply to Ra_V_en m 0 l Best solution bkoop February 11, 2014 1:34:49 PM The i5-760 is a very good processor with 4 cores and you were able to overclock it to 3.4 GHz and 8MB of Smart Cache. The i5 600 series only had 2 cores, so that was a big difference. Reply to bkoop Share Kkkk1 February 11, 2014 1:48:44 PM UnseenFury said:Hi I just bought an EVGA GeForce GTX 770 Superclocked 2GB and have been getting low FPS in games I should be able to run with no problem, such as Crysis 2 for example on High Settings. My CPU is an Intel Core i5 760 that I was able to overclock to 3.4 GHZ. So could that be it? Or could voltage be an issue In addition your CPU ISN'T a bottleneck for your GPU by a long way. You say low fps but how low? What are your expectations? Reply to Kkkk1 m 0 l spdbump08 February 13, 2014 10:58:00 AM See if your motherboard bios is out of date. I had a similar problem with my evga 780. After flashing my mobo bios the problem went away. Be careful if/when you do it because there is some risk involved. Reply to spdbump08 m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources 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 SolvedCPU or GPU bottlenecking? 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 !