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 Help me find the bottleneck in my rig - Forum 4790k Bottleneck GTX 550??? - Forum Will my Cpu bottleneck my Gpu? - Forum bottleneck core 2 duo - Forum Do you think its gonna 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 SolvedHow bad is the bottleneck between a Phenom II 965BE (stock) and a GTX770? Forum Solvedcrossfiring two r9 280 will CPU bottleneck? Forum SolvedWill adding this bottleneck my rig? Forum SolvedOverclocking and Bottleneck Forum SolvedWill an intel pentium CPU bottleneck an R7 260x Forum SolvedWould a Core 2 Quad processor Bottleneck my GTX 460? Forum SolvedMy System's Bottleneck? Forum SolvedPlease help me to determine if my rig GPU/CPU bottleneck Forum SolvedBottleneck (more), processor or ram Forum SolvedWill these specs bottleneck a GTX 780? Forum SolvedWhat is my bottleneck? Forum Solvedwill my r9 280x bottleneck my fx 6300 Forum SolvedIs my CPU bottleneck to my GPU? Forum SolvedWill this CPU bottleneck this GPU Forum SolvedIs a Phenom II X6 1055T gonna bottleneck a R9 270X? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !