I3-2100 will bottleneck HD 6850 OC Tags: Graphics Cards Bottleneck HD ATI Graphics Last response: March 26, 2012 2:46 PM in Graphics & Displays Share redwildboy March 26, 2012 1:42:42 PM My friend told me that i3-2100 will bottleneck my ati 6850 OC after i bought it , is it true ?? More about : 2100 bottleneck 6850 renz496 a c 145 U Graphics card March 26, 2012 2:05:20 PM i think you should be fine. the i3 2100 was quite capable. in some cases which the game can't use more than 2 cores the 2100 was able to out perform phenom II x4 Anonymous a c 117 U Graphics card March 26, 2012 2:16:45 PM redwildboy said:My friend told me that i3-2100 will bottleneck my ati 6850 OC after i bought it , is it true ?? absolutely NOT! i never go above 50% with my 550ti overclocked like crazy so i am sure you won't hit above 75%. Related resources Would an i3-2100 bottleneck a Radeon 6850 - Forum Would an i3-2100 bottleneck 6850 CF? - Forum Will i3-2100 bottleneck Radeon HD 7870? - Forum Will a QX6850 OC 3.5ghz bottleneck 2 HD 4870 x2? - Forum I3-2100 & HD6850, Should I upgrade to i5-3450 ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer simon12 a b U Graphics card March 26, 2012 2:41:46 PM Not unless you are gaming at extremely low res. or a few very CPU heavy games. Generally the 6850 will still be the bottleneck. wolfram23 a c 125 U Graphics card March 26, 2012 2:46:01 PM Agreed with above. It's a fine match up. Maybe BF3 MP will have a bit of a choke but that's the exception. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources HD6850 (i3-2100 vs i5-2400) Forum Core i3-2100 with hd7870=bottleneck? Forum will the Core i3-2100 bottlenecks Sapphire HD 7850? Forum SolvedIs my fx 6100 3.3 ghz bottleneck to hd 6850 cf Forum SolvedRadeon HD 6850 Bottleneck prevention Forum SolvedWill my CPU bottleneck my HD6850 Forum SolvedWill my C2D E8200 bottleneck a HD6850? Forum Will a AMD Athlon II x3 440 bottleneck two Radeon HD 6850 Forum SolvedWill an AMD FX 4170 bottleneck an AMD Sapphire HD 7870 ghz OC? Forum HD 6850-OC upgrading to HD 7870 GHz worth it? Forum SolvedWill a Core i5 650 @ 3.20 ghz bottleneck a MSI Radeon HD 7870 OC Forum SolvedOC a ATI RADEON HD 6850 Forum SolvedHD 5850, HD 6790 or HD 6850 (OC'd) - Best bang for my buck? Forum SolvedHD 7950 with OC FX 4100 will bottleneck? Forum SolvedWill a I3-2100 bottleneck a r290? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !