Bottleneck Tags: CPUs Gaming Bottleneck Intel i5 Last response: March 29, 2011 6:58 PM in CPUs Share Gafon March 28, 2011 10:00:28 PM intel i5-2500k can bottleneck a SLI GTX 470? I was reading and they say that the 2500k is great for gaming,i was thiking of the 2600k but after reading(i only use the pc for gaming and some apps)i think i will buy the 2500k. What do you say? More about : bottleneck ct1615 a c 105 à CPUs a b 4 Gaming March 28, 2011 10:17:26 PM the 2500k is plenty fast for you and games won't take advantage of the i7's hyper threading anyway. m 0 l Noworldorder a b à CPUs March 28, 2011 10:30:01 PM Agreed. The 2500k will in no way bottleneck the GTX470. Just don't skimp too much on the memory or PSU. m 0 l Related resources Will my AMD Athlon II 3.4Ghz Dual core bottleneck with a EVGA GTX 750 superclocked? - Forum Will my amd fx 6350 cpu bottleneck a gtx 770 if a buy one? - Forum Will this CPU bottleneck this GPU? - Forum Any bottleneck with this CPU-GPU combination - Forum Will this Bottleneck? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer cia24 a b à CPUs March 29, 2011 12:16:19 PM Dont know if this matters my old 2500k at stock spead bottlenecked my gtx 580 at 1920x1080 any ideas why? m 0 l ct1615 a c 105 à CPUs a b 4 Gaming March 29, 2011 5:55:41 PM because games don't really need the power that modern day CPUs offer. the GPU does most of the heavy lifting in gaming. m 0 l cjl a b à CPUs a b 4 Gaming March 29, 2011 6:56:36 PM cia24 said:Dont know if this matters my old 2500k at stock spead bottlenecked my gtx 580 at 1920x1080 any ideas why? No it didn't. m 0 l ct1615 a c 105 à CPUs a b 4 Gaming March 29, 2011 6:58:59 PM cjl said:No it didn't. i believe he intended to state the CPU was bottle necked by the card m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedmotherboard bottleneck graphic card Forum SolvedWill my AMD fx 6350 @ 4.5 bottleneck r9 290 ? Forum SolvedGtx 750 Ti Bottleneck Forum SolvedWill my graphics card and cpu work together, or will it bottleneck? Forum SolvedWould my CPU bottleneck this video card Forum SolvedCan Platform Bottleneck Storage Speed? Forum SolvedWill this bottleneck my CPU? Forum SolvedPhenom 965 BE bottleneck r9 280x Forum SolvedWill these components bottleneck and most importantly will they work on a 600-700W PSU. Forum SolvedAMD A4-5300 Bottleneck Forum SolvedG3258 bottleneck for 280X? Forum SolvedWill a Q8400 bottleneck a GTX 780? Forum Solvedbottleneck please help Forum SolvedCan my GPU bottleneck an i5 4690? Forum SolvedLeast to Bottleneck Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !