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 134 à CPUs a c 167 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. 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! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumBattlefield 3 Bottlenecking ForumCpu bottlenecking gpu down to 5 fps ForumI5 3570K Bottlenecking Crysis 3? ForumIs my system bottle-necking ? ForumUpgrading Vid Card / worried abt bottlenecking ForumUpgrading computer / bottlenecking Please help! ForumIs my CPU bottlenecking ? ForumBottlenecking of SSD by SATA II motherboard ForumBottlenecking ForumIs my CPU bottlenecking me? ForumIntel core 2 quad q9400 @ 2 66ghz run a nvidia gtx 660 without bottlenecking Forum3570k @ 4.2ghz Bottle-necking 7950? ForumAny Bottlenecking ? ForumCPU Replacement, and bottlenecking . (Help appreciated.) ForumFX 4170k bottlenecking .. I think. ForumBottlenecking ? ForumIs my CPU bottlenecking my GPU ForumHow badly is my cpu bottlenecking my gpu? ForumIs my FX-8120 bottlenecking my Radeon HD 7950? ForumWhats bottlenecking me? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !