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Beyond what clock rate would an i5 2500k's cache start to bottleneck?

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Last response: in Overclocking
February 9, 2012 2:00:31 AM

I've always wondered, beyond what clock rate would an i5 2500k's 6MB cache start to bottleneck the performance when gaming? I know that processors with large amount of cache ran around processors with smaller amount of cache in circles at high clock rates.

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February 9, 2012 2:23:37 AM

It won't. You can't push a 2500K far enough, even on water cooling, for that to become any kind of issue.