Could any of these components beyond the GPU be limiting graphics performance? Tags: Asus Nvidia Components Samsung Last response: June 11, 2014 12:29 AM in Components Share AC13 June 10, 2014 1:01:08 PM My System: Windows 8.1 Pro 64bit Asus P8H67 mobo i3-2100 Samsung 840 SSD 8GB RAM Nvidia GTX 660 Asus Xonar DX2 Samsung S27C450 (27 inch monitor) 60hz 700w PSU NVIDIA GeForce Experience is suggesting my optimal settings for Rome II to be everything off and my resolution lowered, the game then looks absurd, like a game made 10+ years ago. More about : components gpu limiting graphics performance Reply to AC13 Tradesman1 a c 921 Ĉ ASUS a b Î Nvidia a b Ô Samsung June 10, 2014 4:01:03 PM The CPU isn't all that strong and the game is fairly CPU intensive Reply to Tradesman1 m 0 l AC13 June 10, 2014 11:59:34 PM Yet my CPU doesn't breach 38% while running the game? If you had my system would you upgrade cpu or the gpu? Reply to AC13 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Brian1234132 June 11, 2014 12:29:34 AM Yeah I believe your CPU is bottlenecking the system. What are you using to monitor it?....and is 38% when you're on the gimped graphic settings? Reply to Brian1234132 m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedCould old directx (2010) affects the performance/quality of the latest directx 11 (gpu)? Forum AMD to give ATI Radeon users a huge performance boost beyond Graphics! Forum How could i know if my gpu isn't doing the performance it should do? Forum Does matching Amd, Graphics Card, or Motherboard components matter, Performance? Forum Solveddoes a motherboard with internal graphics card provide a better performance with an installed gpu ?or it does nto affect ? Forum SolvedAdvice for choosing high performance gpu limited to pcie 2.0x16, pcie 2.0, and pci MoBo Forum Games I could play with my PC in terms of graphics and performance. Forum Chip/Mobo Limiting Graphics Performance Forum Low Performance on R9 280x, GPU limited? Forum SolvedFirst Gaming Rig - Choosing a Graphics Card, Price-to-Performance, and Component Compatability Forum First build: 3D/general graphic design, could you check my components? Forum Budget GPU that could run Starcraft 2 at medium graphics. Forum Limited GPU Performance in some cases(R9 280x) Forum bad fps/other component creating bad performance. Tried graphics card in another computer and worked fine Forum Graphics performance limited by CPU? Forum What component causes graphical artifacts during BIOS? GPU/RAM? Forum Dual-graphics performance vs Single GPU performance Forum CPU (non-graphics) performance with Intel HD vs Discreet GPU Forum High-performance SLI or dual-GPU graphics - beware Intel's.. Forum High-performance SLI or dual-GPU graphics - beware Intel's.. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !