Bottlenecking Tags: CPUs Bottleneck Graphics Cards Processors Last response: November 6, 2010 10:16 PM in CPUs Share Eroge November 6, 2010 10:08:36 PM How can I tell if my processor is bottlenecking my graphics card? I've got an amd athlon II x4 640 and a MSI GTX460 1gb Any game I play, the CPU never reaches anywhere close to %100 usage on any core...So upgrading my processor would have practically no impact on my gaming, correct? More about : bottlenecking hunter315 a c 215 à CPUs a c 202 U Graphics card November 6, 2010 10:09:30 PM Easy way to check, turn down the detail settings in game, if your FPS increases its GPU limited which is what you want. m 0 l Eroge November 6, 2010 10:16:06 PM @Hunter315: I never thought that since I instantly put the game on max everything. Makes total sense, thank you! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved780 TI SLI under performing or bottlenecking? Forum SolvedWhich is bottlenecking which in this scenario? Forum SolvedAm i bottlenecking my GPU? Forum SolvedIs my GPU bottlenecking my computer? Forum SolvedGTX 760 or 770 with my bottlenecking A10 6800k?? Forum SolvedIs my CPU or GPU bottlenecking my games? Forum SolvedA CPU for my rig with less possibility for bottlenecking in the future? Forum SolvedAMD FX 4130 Bottlenecking MSI Gaming R9-290? Forum SolvedPSU Question and bottlenecking question Forum SolvedAffraid for bottlenecking Forum Solvedi7 4790k or Fx 8350 Bottlenecking? Forum SolvedIs Graphics card bottlenecking Cpu? Forum Solvedi5 2400 bottlenecking or holding back?? Forum SolvedWhat is bottlenecking my fps in games (battlefield 4)? my cpu? or my graphics card? Forum SolvedIs my GPU bottlenecking Forum SolvedAm I bottlenecking anywhere? Also upgrade ideas? Forum SolvedIs My CPU Bottlenecking My GPU? Forum SolvedIs there any bottlenecking in this build? Forum Solved760 vs 750 Ti (bottlenecking) Forum Solved1080P ISP monitor bottlenecking gtx 760? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !