Solved Will i5 2500k bottleneck a GTX680? Tags: CPUs Bottleneck Intel i5 Last response: May 30, 2012 11:37 AM in CPUs Share evan101 May 20, 2012 6:51:49 AM Will a Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3Ghz CPU bottleneck a Gigabyte 2GB GTX680 PCI-E VGA Card? If "yes" then what is an adequate alternative? If "cbf answering" how can I find out for myself? Thanks More about : 2500k bottleneck gtx680 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Best solution DJDeCiBeL CPUs Master May 20, 2012 6:54:25 AM No it won't (a 2500K will pretty much not bottle neck anything, even in SLI), but even if it did, you can OC it. | Report abuse evan101 May 20, 2012 7:00:12 AM Thankyou DJ! | Report abuse DJDeCiBeL CPUs Master May 20, 2012 7:06:14 AM No problem. | Report abuse refillable CPUs Expert May 20, 2012 7:06:36 AM No it won't it is a great CPU. Maybe you should consider the 670 instead? It is $100 cheaper but with just maximum 10% slower. | Report abuse evan101 May 30, 2012 11:37:39 AM Best answer selected by evan101. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>Will i5 2500k bottleneck a GTX680?> Related ressources: ForumI5 3570K Bottleneck 2x GTX680 ? ForumCPU bottleneck for GTX680 ForumGTX680 Overclocking ForumI5 2500k on z77 or z68 MOBO? ForumI5 2500k , 3570k or wait for Haswell? ForumWill going from x4 980 to i5 2500k increase fps/gpu usage?? ForumBuying a GTX680 , will the rest of my system be a bottleneck ? ForumWill FX-8120 bottleneck GTX680 ? ForumRegarding on gtx680 , will it bottleneck my CPU? ForumWill my core i5 750 bottleneck a GTX680 ? ForumI5 2500k & Radeon 6970 temps ridiculously high ForumBad FPS in all games with GTX680 + i7 930 ForumGtx 680 SLI, will i5 2500k bottleneck ? ForumI5 2500k with gtx 680 will it bottleneck ? Forum2 HD7970 vs 2 GTX670 vs 2 HD7950 vs 2GTX660Ti vs GTX680 ForumWill i5 2500k be a bottleneck for gtx 680. ForumWill i5 2500k be a bottleneck for gtx 680. ForumEVGA GTS 450 on i5 2500k with no bottleneck and laggs? ForumFX-6200 & GTX680 ForumIntel Pentium E2180 help More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !