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Will CPU Bottlneck My GPU?

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November 30, 2010 4:58:20 PM

Um, Yes a little, but still get the GTX 460. It is good. An OC to say around 3.3 - 3.5Ghz would help alot. :D 
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November 30, 2010 5:00:00 PM

Not at all, dual core CPU's don't bottle neck single GPU's cards. Still, if you think it can, you can always make a safe overclock to your current CPU(by safe overclock I mean a slight overclock)
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December 1, 2010 11:46:38 AM

At lower resolutions the GPU is utilised less than playing at full 1080p resolutions, and more dependency is put onto the CPU. What resolution are you gaming at?

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December 1, 2010 11:55:59 AM
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1 gig 460 or 768 ?

the memory bendwidth being different 256 bit on the 1 gig, 192 bit on the 768

i think the 768 would not be bottlenecked at all, and the 1 gig might be slightly (nothign a small overclock wouldn't fix though) also the bottleneck would be slight and onyl effec tperformance by a small margin really you're good with either card
December 2, 2010 3:29:54 AM

Thanks everyone for your support.
Now i get that my GPU will be bottleneck to very small extent n i may neglect it.
I am gaming at 1280 x 1024.
N i am going to buy 1GB wit 256-bits of memory bandwidth.
December 3, 2010 7:34:57 AM

It was hard to select the best answer.
But i used to pick one out every time.
By the way,thanks all of u for your help.
December 3, 2010 7:36:17 AM

Best answer selected by geniusender.
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December 3, 2010 8:33:18 AM

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