Solved Is my CPU slowing my Video card Bottleneck? Tags: CPUs Graphics Cards World Of Warcraft Last response: June 12, 2012 5:03 PM in CPUs Share briansklein June 5, 2012 8:30:53 AM I have a intel pentium 4 2.8 dual core 1mb cache Nvidia gt 545 2 gigs of ddr2 350 watt power supply Anyways seems like when I play WoW that I get poor frame rates. The video card should be fine for wow I'm just not sure if my CPU is keeping it from performing at its best. More about : cpu slowing video card bottleneck Best solution mocchan a c 109 à CPUs a b U Graphics card June 5, 2012 10:03:51 AM Yes your CPU is most likely holding you back. briansklein June 5, 2012 10:11:08 AM Reason I asked was that in the task manager the threads are usually below 50% and have never capped out during game play. Not sure. I guess it could be the video card i mean it is a 70 watt gpu lol. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer briansklein June 12, 2012 5:03:15 PM Best answer selected by briansklein. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWhere is my bottleneck ? Whats slowing me down? ForumWill my CPU bottleneck a new video card ? ForumBottleneck between cpu & video card question ForumDoes my cpu bottleneck my GPU during games e.t.c? ForumCPU 's bottleneck Game performace, but NOT the GPU. ForumHow bad would my cpu bottleneck a video card ? ForumWill my cpu bottleneck my video card ??? ForumWill my cpu bottleneck my video card ??? ForumWill my video card keep up with this new Cpu ForumVideo card question bottleneck amd microprocessor. ForumWhy does a bottleneck slow down the entire PC ForumWill my cpu bottleneck my graphics card ? ForumBottleneck : Graphics Card or CPU /Memory? ForumHow to know processor bottleneck vs Video card ? ForumWill my processor/Motherboard bottleneck my Graphics card ? ForumPSU Help Forum[Solved] Which AMD CPU to purchase? Forum[Solved] CPU Temp Discrepency ForumNEW CPU Buyer NEED HELP! Forum[Solved] CPU fan not spinning - issue the fan, PSU, or motherboard? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !