C2D Q8300 Bottlenecking HD5850? Tags: Radeon Bottleneck Benchmark CPUs Graphics Last response: July 9, 2010 9:21 PM in Graphics & Displays Share Forsakeneyes July 9, 2010 9:15:56 PM Hello, Recently installed a HD5850 along with a clean Windows install but benchmark scores don't seem to be a lot higher than with my 8800GTS. Could the CPU be the culprit? It is running at stock 2.5Ghz. Thanks! More about : c2d q8300 bottlenecking hd5850 ct1615 a c 105 à CPUs July 9, 2010 9:21:24 PM depends on the game, a lot simply use two cores even if you have 3+ Forsakeneyes July 9, 2010 9:21:33 PM Other important specs: 500Watt Spire Rocketeer PSU Gigabyte P35-DS3R F9 BIOS 4GB DDR2 800Mhz (4x1 Corsair XMS) 2x 160GB Seagate 7200rpm HDD's running in RAID0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWill my q8300 bottleneck 650ti? ForumBought a Q8300 , system highly unstable ForumQ8300 vs Phenom x4 810 ForumQ8300 worth it? ForumE7500 or Q8300 ? ForumIntel pentium e2220 to e8400 C2D ?? ForumCan I ? ForumHow can i tell if a CPU is bottlenecked ForumWould my mobo bottleneck an HD 5850 ForumIs my CPU worth of playing games at ultra setting ?? ForumBottleneck gt 9800+E6750? ForumTime for a CPU Upgrade? ForumWhich would be better for my system? a C2Qq8300 or a dual-coreE6700/E6800? ForumCore 2 Duo vs Core 2 Quad for Gaming Forumgta 4 on nvidia 9400gt graphic cards ForumMy game is telling me I need to install Physx, but I have an AMD card? ForumNew graphics card:) no graphics:( Sapphire HD5850 1GB Toxic ForumHD5850 bottleneck? ForumHD5850 + Q6600 Forum[Graphics Card] ati HD5850 fan doesn't change speed 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 !