Will my cpu hold back my GPU? Tags: Graphics Cards GPUs CPUs Motherboards Graphics Last response: March 27, 2010 4:25 PM in Graphics & Displays Share parithosh93 March 27, 2010 4:05:29 PM I have a GA-M51GM-S2G motherboard and an intel core 2 duo processor, will they hold back my ati 5770 from performing its best? More about : cpu hold back gpu jryan388 a b U Graphics card March 27, 2010 4:10:58 PM Which processor. Have you overclocked it? parithosh93 March 27, 2010 4:18:31 PM Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E4500 @ 2.20GHz, non overclocked. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jyjjy a c 376 U Graphics card a b à CPUs a b V Motherboard March 27, 2010 4:25:53 PM At stock it will limit you on the more CPU intensive games. However if your motherboard allows for it then it should OC easily and well, probably up to around 3ghz just on the stock cooler. At that point it wont be anything to worry about. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumWant to upgrade GPU , will my CPU hold me back ? ForumWill my CPU hold the GTX260 back ForumWill my CPU hold back a decent graphics card? ForumLooking to buy a BFG 8800GT OC, Will my CPU hold it back ? ForumWill my CPU hold back a DX10 card? *Your thoughts requested* ForumIs my CPU holding my GPU back ForumCould my CPU holding my Gpu back ? ForumUpgrading and bottlenecking ( CPU holding back GPU ) ForumCPU or GPU holding back the system? ForumWill I hold back my system ForumBest gfx card this system wont hold back . ForumIs my CPU holding my GPU back ? ForumWhich component is holding me back more CPU OR GFX ForumWill my RAM hold me back ? ForumIs my cpu holding me back ? ForumJust bought a 7970... ForumProof that Eyefinity is back from 1985! ForumFermi availability pushed back to April 12th ForumWill HDMI to DVI work with a 120hz monitor? Forum[Solved] Can't control GPU fan speed w/ nTune or Rivatuner 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 !