Solved GTX 660 TI and a i5 2500k? Sandy Bridge and 600 series? Tags: Graphics Cards Gtx Sandy Bridge Intel i5 Overclocking Last response: August 16, 2012 6:32 PM in Overclocking Share Arlen10 August 16, 2012 6:01:23 PM I have a i5 2500k and I am liking the PNY GTX 660 Ti possibly for an upgrade. I was just wondering what are the let downs of using a Sandy Bridge CPU instead of an Ivy Bridge with a 600 series GPU? Specs are below. More about : gtx 660 2500k sandy bridge 600 series Best solution akxpckwb a b U Graphics card a b K Overclocking August 16, 2012 6:30:43 PM Well an Ivy Bridge is obviously faster and uses less power than a Sandy Bridge but the i5 2500k is more than enough for gaming and will not bottleneck a 600ti if that's what you're concerned about Arlen10 August 16, 2012 6:32:26 PM Best answer selected by Arlen10. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNvidia Gtx 660ti i5 build-Advice needed!- ForumAMD Phenom II X4 965 vs Intel Core i3-2100 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz for new build ForumBudget + Gaming = i5 2500k + GTX 560 ti = $700.00 ForumCan i get i5 2500k with 1600 mhz ram ForumAMD Phenom II X6 1090t or Intel Core i5 2500k sandy bridge ForumA stepdown from i5 2500k ForumOwn a gtx560ti should i purchase a gtx660ti or wait for gtx 700 series ? ForumPlanetside 2 question. GTX 660 ti or radeon 7870? ForumI3 and GTX 670 or I5 and GTX 660ti ? ForumFOR SALE: Custom PC GTX 560 TI - Intel i5 - 2500k ForumGtx 660 , 670, 680, 690 question ForumIs 630W good for Sandy Bridge 2500K ? Forum660 Ti vs HD 7950 ForumShould I connect all my case fans to a PWM slot? ForumI5 2500k Prime95 212+ OC temp ForumI5 2500K question I can't find the answer to ForumSimple i5 2500k OC question Forum[Solved] EVGA GTX 670 ftw overclock ForumHelp ivy bridge throttling Forum2500k + Noctua NH d14 normal temp More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !