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. 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. Related resources Bottleneck help :3 - Forum Bottleneck ? - Forum Does my cpu bottleneck my GPU during games e.t.c? - Forum Will my pentium dual core bottleneck a gt 630? - Forum Wil a phenom II 555 bottleneck a gt 440? - 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? 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. 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. 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 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumFX 8120 bottleneck ? ForumSoftware to check bottleneck ? Forum7770 Bottleneck ForumBottleneck doubt ForumPossible bottleneck ? ForumWill this bottleneck ? ForumWill I run into bottleneck with this setup? ForumCrysis 3 cpu bottleneck ? ForumGtx 680 bottleneck i5 760 cpu ForumGpu Bottleneck ? ForumHd 7750 bottleneck ForumWhat's my bottleneck ? ForumWill the phenom x4 965 bottleneck hd 7870? ForumAMD Athlon x4 640 bottleneck ForumPSU Help More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !