Solved Is my mobo a bottleneck? Tags: Homebuilt Gtx Bottleneck Systems Last response: December 22, 2009 5:06 PM in Systems Share elliotm December 22, 2009 3:45:07 PM AMD Phenom II 940 BE at stock speed (3.0GHz) 2x2GB DDR800 4-4-3-12 (1T) BFG GTX 285 OC ASUS M2N32-SLI Deluxe (nforce 590i) Samsung 22" T220 LCD 1680x1050 Mobo has 1000MHz HT and PCIe 1.0 Newer Mobos have 2600MHz HT and PCIe2.0 Is my mobo bottlenecking my PII 940 and GTX 285 and by how much? More about : mobo bottleneck Best solution ares1214 December 22, 2009 4:15:50 PM yep, your mobo is bottlenecking your system, which isnt common. the old chipsets, pci 1 and ht 1000 are slowing everything down by about 10% maybe, especially the 285. Share elliotm December 22, 2009 5:06:55 PM Thanks! Now to decide if a new mobo is worth the 10% gain... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedFirst ambitious build with i7-4790 - best mobo & value GPU to stop bottleneck? Forum SolvedWill this Mobo bottleneck with the GPU for gaming? Forum SolvedWondering if my mobo would bottleneck anything Forum SolvedWould an A10-5800K bottleneck a GTX 660 badly? If so, 6 core or 8 core vishera and mobo? Forum SolvedCPU/Mobo with new GPU Bottleneck Worries Forum Solved970 mobo bottleneck? Forum Solvedr9 280x graphic card in p8z77v mobo bottleneck? Forum SolvedI have an urgent question. Will a Gigabyte $120 Matx mobo bottleneck a gtx 770? please help! Forum SolvedIs my MOBO going to bottleneck my system? Forum SolvedRaw GPU power till CPU/Mobo becomes bottleneck. Forum SolvedGTX 460 SE bottleneck with this cpu/mobo? Forum GPU Usage drops. CPU MOBO bottleneck? Forum SolvedWill this mobo bottleneck this video card? Forum Does my MOBO bottleneck? Forum Will my Mobo bottleneck my system,if thats even possible Forum Am I having a mobo or CPU bottleneck? Forum MOBO + GPU + CPU Bottleneck? Forum Will this mobo and memory bottleneck Forum Is an h67 mobo bottleneck for a i5 2500 processor Forum SolvedWill EVGA GeForce GTX 760 02G-P4-3765-KR be bottlenecked by CPU/MOBO? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !