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 a i3 530 bottleneck my radeon 6850 1gig? - Forum i5 760 bottleneck - Forum Is my CPU a bottleneck - Forum would this cause a bottleneck? - Forum is this a 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 SolvedWill my cpu bottleneck? Forum SolvedWill my cpu bottleneck? Forum SolvedWill my i5 2400 3.6GHz oc bottleneck the Sapphire r9 280x 3gb vapor x? Forum Solvedamd athlon 64 x2 7750 bottleneck Forum Solvedwill these bottleneck Forum SolvedPossible CPU Bottleneck? Forum SolvedCPU bottleneck for gaming? Forum Solvedis their any bottleneck Forum SolvedWill My System Bottleneck ? i7 860 Forum SolvedWill my Intel Core i5 2400 @ 3.1 GHz Bottleneck a SAPPHIRE DUAL-X R9 280X 3GB GDDR5 OC? Forum SolvedWill my AMD phennom ii x6 be a bottleneck? Forum SolvedWhere's the bottleneck? Forum SolvedWill i bottleneck? Forum SolvedWill an i3 4130 bottleneck a GTX 770? Forum SolvedWill AMD X4 760k bottleneck HD 7950 ? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !