Solved Best graphics card for e8400 and 1680 x 1050,bottleneck? Tags: Graphics Cards Graphics Last response: November 15, 2009 6:59 PM in Graphics & Displays Share Tosen November 15, 2009 5:21:56 PM Ok, my setup is: core2duo E8400 4gb ram ddr2 400mhz 260 gtx oc BFG classic motherboard(doesnt allow to overclock) and was thinking to move to: core i5(overclocked to 3.5 ghz) 4gb ram ddr3 dual channel 1033 mhz msi motherboard with oc genie 5850 ati video card After reading on this forum and researching, found thats its not worth it yet, i should wait for another 2 years at least. since my current system is able to handle any game right now. So i think that i should reduce the power consumption of my pc, by selling my 260gtx and ocz stealthxstream 700w power supply and buy: 5770/5850 ati video card silverstone st70f modular 80 plus(for incoming build in 2 years+) Just not sure which videocard will not bottleneck, i dont wanna have any problems at playing any game referring to the grapchics card. thanks! More about : graphics card e8400 1680 1050 bottleneck obsidian86 a b U Graphics card November 15, 2009 5:40:33 PM just get a cpu cooler with board that supports overclocking and sli now then add another gtx 260 next yr sometime then get a newer system in 2 yrs m 0 l Best solution coozie7 a c 182 U Graphics card November 15, 2009 6:59:24 PM If you are playing at a high resolution (1920x1080 or 1200) the HD5850 might be a useful upgrade, otherwise, stick with what you have, the power savings are not worth the heavy investment. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Best graphics card for 1680x1050 resolution gaming Forum Best graphics card for 1680X1050 resolution? Forum Which graphics card is best to play Crysis Maxed 1680x1050 Forum SolvedBest graphics for 1680x1050 solution SolvedBest card for 1680x1050? solution SolvedUnable to get 1680x1040 resolution from my graphics card. solution SolvedBest 1680x1050 card, without upgrading my CPU Forum SolvedGraphics Card for 1680x1050 Forum Best Graphics Card at 1680*1050 Forum Best Graphics Setup for 1680 x 1050 Monitor? Forum Best card for gaming @ 1680x1050 Forum Please recommend a good graphics card for 1680 x 1050 rez Forum 1680x1050 Gaming graphics card? Forum Graphics Card - 1680 x 1050 Resolution Forum Best Card for 1680x1050 Forum 1680x1050 which is the best card? Forum Reliable, cheap AGP graphics card for 1680 x 1050 resolution? Forum Help! New Graphics Card Wants to Default to 1680X2100! Forum I have bought a new sapphire dual-x ati r9 270x graphic card.....i have core 2 duo e8400 with 4 gb ddr2 ram (800 mhz).....can solution best card for 1680x1050? 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 !