Intel Q8400 and GTX 580 - Is this a bottleneck? Tags: Gtx Bottleneck Intel Components Last response: December 16, 2012 4:34 PM in Components Share samboy09 July 10, 2012 11:32:03 PM Intel Q8400 and GTX 580 - Is this a bottleneck? HELP More about : intel q8400 gtx 580 bottleneck mocchan July 11, 2012 12:20:02 AM Doing some research, I don't think so. If you DO run into some bottlenecking issues, however, a slight overclock on your CPU may help clutchc a b å Intel July 11, 2012 12:22:37 AM Any possible battle neck to the video card would be un-noticable in gameplay. here is where your processor ranks in the gaming world: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-cpu-review-o... Related resources HD6870 for Core2 Quad Q8400 ? - Forum Q8400 bottlenecking gtx 460 sli - Forum Q8400 Bottleneck - Forum Does Q8400 bottlenecks GTX 560 (non-ti) ? - Forum Intel E8400 vs. Intel Q8400 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer samboy09 July 15, 2012 3:38:19 PM bump ojas December 16, 2012 4:34:00 PM Old post, but your answer is YES. My Q8400 is bottlencking my GTX 560. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Will my cpu bottleneck x2 gtx 580 's? Forum PDC E6300 to C2Q Q8400 , still worth it? Forum Q8400 vs i5-2500k @ 3.7Ghz for gaming Forum Will my CPU " bottleneck " a GTX 580 ? Forum Core 2 Quad Q8400 Bottleneck GTX 460 SLI Forum Athlon 2 640 gtx 580 bottleneck Forum Will this CPU bottleneck a GTX 580 Forum Core 2 quad q8400 vs phenom x4 945 Forum E8400 or Q8400 Forum Best Cpu cooler for ~40 Forum Is this a good processor? Forum Is the stock cooler/fan required for intel warranty? Forum [Solved] Can Antec HCG-520 520 Watts PSU handle this GPU Forum Can This PSU Function On This PC? Forum Will this be enough Watt? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !