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GTX 660 TI and a i5 2500k? Sandy Bridge and 600 series?

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  • Graphics Cards
  • Gtx
  • Sandy Bridge
  • Intel i5
  • Overclocking
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a b U Graphics card
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.

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a b U Graphics card
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
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a b U Graphics card
August 16, 2012 6:32:26 PM

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