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Would a pentium dual core e6700 3.2ghz cpu bottleneck the gtx560ti

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December 25, 2011 8:26:13 PM

i have a dual core e6700 and a gt440 2gb.
i want to buy a gtx560ti twin frozr msi. (
would my cpu bottleneck this card?
December 26, 2011 7:39:55 AM

intel pentium dual core e6700 3.2ghrz
4gb ram
club 3d gt440 2gb (96 cuda cores)
foxconn g4imxp ddr3 socket lga775 motherboard

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December 26, 2011 7:56:11 AM

There will be a small bottleneck @ 3.2GHz, but if you OC your CPU to 3.6GHz there will be no bottleneck. Also check that your PSU can handle a GTX560.
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December 26, 2011 7:58:56 AM

thanks. what is the best way to overclock and do you know a good program to use?
my english may suck cuz i'm from holland :) 
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December 26, 2011 8:25:33 AM

there will still be bottlenecking regardless of overclock. Spend your money to upgrade to something current. Such as an i3-2100 and an asrock z68 extreme 3 gen 3.
December 26, 2011 8:45:58 AM

-+-why dont you save up the money and go for something an i3 2100+h61 and a 5770 or if you can add more, a 5790 or 6850?? your olg gen processor will most likely bottleneck a 560Ti.
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December 26, 2011 8:51:33 AM

massive bottleneck in some games etc i have my q9400 o'ced to 3.4 and i still get cpu bottlenecked with my 6950 similar speed to the 560ti, as stated below get a I3 2100 if your on a budget im getting a 2500k though on wednesday. just read game fps in the hardware reviews on toms just compare amd to the intel for fps you'll get the picture real quick (and theyre amd's top shelf products!!!!)