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? m 0 l 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 m 0 l 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedUberbudget Computer a friend is selling... Good deal? (£100 8800GTX Phenom II X4 940) Forum SolvedUpgrade GTX 480 or AMD Phenom II x4 3.2GHz? Forum SolvedSkyrim Ultra 1080p, Phenom II 3.0GHz + GTX 480 Forum Phenom II 940 + GTX 460 Forum Phenom II 940 BE + GeForce 9800GTX - $85 Forum Phenom II X4 940 and gtx 295 recommended motherboard? Forum Phenom II 940 and GeForce GTX 280 - a good combination? Forum I7 920 with gtx 280 SLI or Phenom II 940 with gtx 295 SLI Forum Phenom ii x4 965/gtx 480 vs Intel i5 2500k/gtx 560 Forum Amd phenom ii x6 1090 + 2 gtx 480 in sli = which Motherboard? Forum Amd phenom ii x6 1090 + 2 gtx 480 in sli = which Motherboard? Forum Solvedphenom II x4 940 bottlenecking 7970? Forum SolvedLooking for newer Budget Card to match with older Phenom II 940 Forum SolvedAre my AMD phenom II X4 940 temperature of processor normal ? Forum SolvedUpgrading from the Phenom II Deneb 940 Forum SolvedPhenom II 940 or Athlon II x2 270 Forum Solvedis the Sapphire HD 7770 1GB GDDR5 compatible with an AMD Phenom II X4 940 processor? Forum SolvedQuestion about cooling my Phenom II 940 Black Forum SolvedWill a AMD Phenom II X4 940 Black Edition (am2+) work on my M57SLI-S4 (AM2) Board? Forum SolvedBest GPU a Phenom II X4 940 can handle 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 !