GPU Bottleneck Tags: Graphics Cards GPUs Bottleneck Graphics Product Last response: March 19, 2010 2:38 AM in Graphics & Displays Share chinuhark March 17, 2010 5:29:09 PM I have Core2Duo firstname.lastname@example.orgGhz 4GB DDR2 G41 Mobo with Pcie X16 Slot If i upgrade to 5770 or GTX260 will there be a bottleneck Due to Processor or lack of pcie2.0 slot More about : gpu bottleneck Starges March 17, 2010 5:31:17 PM Mos def. Upgrade your cpu. m 0 l chinuhark March 18, 2010 4:35:58 AM Dont say that just for the sake of it. i dont have the budget for a new cpu. I may go for a Core i5 around Christmas. Till then how much would a 5770 or GTX260 help my System. i currently have 9800GT 512MB. m 0 l Related resources Are my CPU and GPU going to bottleneck? - Forum Would my Motherboard Bottleneck My CPU/GPU? - Forum Will CPU bottleneck GPU? - Forum Is my CPU bottleneck to my GPU ? - Forum Will this cpu bottleneck my gpu? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer skolpo a b U Graphics card March 18, 2010 4:43:39 AM http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/forum2.php?config=tom... Pretty much an identical issue. To sum it up, OC the e7400 past 3.0ghz and you'll be fine. Don't know what Starges is talking about. m 0 l lucuis a b U Graphics card March 18, 2010 5:56:33 AM Looks like you'll be fine to me. m 0 l shubham1401 a b U Graphics card March 18, 2010 7:20:08 AM Your Processor will handle those cards with ease... There will be no bottleneck due to x16 slot. BTW what resolution do you game at? And Which PSU do you have? m 0 l Rustyy117 a c 125 U Graphics card March 18, 2010 7:39:23 AM its highly likely that your CPU will bottleneck either a 5770 or GTX260, But you'd be getting playable framerates so it wont matter to much. Just go for it : ) m 0 l chinuhark March 18, 2010 3:33:56 PM Thanks to all for Positive Response. I play at 1600X900 and i will also get a Cooler master 500W PSU with the card. m 0 l shubham1401 a b U Graphics card March 19, 2010 2:38:12 AM Your Processor won't bottleneck those cards. Get HD5770. Don't get a Coolermaster 500W PSU.CM PSU aren't so good in quality. Instead get a Corsair 450VX or 550VX http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedPSU Bottleneck its GPU? Forum SolvedWill my CPU bottleneck GPU? Forum SolvedWould my system bottleneck my GPU? Forum SolvedWill my CPU bottleneck my GPU? Forum SolvedWill my cpu bottleneck my gpu? Forum SolvedFirst ambitious build with i7-4790 - best mobo & value GPU to stop bottleneck? Forum SolvedGpu bottleneck possibility/Motherboard full/gpu full potential Forum SolvedConsidering GPU upgrade, worried CPU might bottleneck. Forum SolvedWill this Mobo bottleneck with the GPU for gaming? Forum SolvedWill the CPU bottleneck the GPU ? Forum SolvedGPU Bottleneck Question Forum SolvedBottleneck my GPU and CPU Forum SolvedPentium G3220 bottleneck GTX 760, or other GPU's Forum SolvedWill my GPU (GeForce GTX 760 2GB GDDR5) bottleneck my CPU (AMD 4300)? Forum SolvedWill gpu bottleneck CPU 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 !