Phenom II 940 + GTX 480 Tags: Graphics Cards Gtx Overclocking Bottleneck Phenom Graphics Last response: June 29, 2010 5:16 AM in Graphics & Displays Share bertimus June 28, 2010 7:56:13 PM How much will I need to overclock my P2 940(3.0 ghz stock) to not bottleneck my gtx 480? More about : phenom 940 gtx 480 wa1 a c 189 U Graphics card a b K Overclocking June 29, 2010 1:50:25 AM I guess you're still fine at 3.0 GHz, yes your CPU will bottleneck GTX480, but not much... Already have that setup? already try it? bertimus June 29, 2010 3:33:48 AM I ordered it thursday, so it should all be in tomorrow. Here's a list of the (relevant) stuff in my rig: GIGABYTE GA-MA770-UD3 Phenom II 940 BE (3.0 at stock) Thermaltake Frio cpu cooler 4gb G.Skill Trident DDR2@ 1066 PNY GTX 480 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Lmeow a b U Graphics card a b K Overclocking June 29, 2010 5:16:15 AM Well... 3.0GHz won't be too much of a bottleneck, if you're very concerned about performance, then I reckon anything higher than 3.4 GHz, probably 3.5 GHz would 'stop' that bottleneck. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumFirst time OC'ing Phenom II x4 940 BE ForumAMD Phenom II 940 "Xtremely" Benchmarked ForumPhenom 2 920 and 940 Benchmarks ForumPhenom II 940 + GTX 460 ForumPhenom II 940 BE + GeForce 9800 GTX - $85 ForumClick here if your system won't boot or there is no video output ForumHomebrew Template ForumBest GPU a Phenom II X4 940 can handle ForumAMD 6000+ to AMD II 940 is it worth it ? ForumPhenom II X4 940 and gtx 295 recommended motherboard? ForumPhenom II 940 and GeForce GTX 280 - a good combination? ForumI7 920 with gtx 280 SLI or Phenom II 940 with gtx 295 SLI ForumPhenom ii x4 965/ gtx 480 vs Intel i5 2500k/ gtx 560 ForumAsrock n68c-s ucc, phenom ii x4 940 (125W, mobo 95W) ForumPhenom II 940 - Core 2 Quad Q9550 ForumAmd phenom ii x6 1090 + 2 gtx 480 in sli = which Motherboard? ForumAmd phenom ii x6 1090 + 2 gtx 480 in sli = which Motherboard? ForumUpgrading to a Phenom II X4 940 , worth it? ForumGtx 660 [non-ti] or Radeon HD 7850 Forum[Solved] Nvidia GTX 470 cooling 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 !