GTX 680 - i7 870 @ Stock Tags: Graphics Cards Gtx Intel i7 Turbo Boost Graphics Last response: March 28, 2012 6:12 PM in Graphics & Displays Share Firewood B B March 28, 2012 1:22:34 PM Hello, I'm thinking of buying the new GTX 680 in about 2 months. But should my i7 870 @ 2.93 Ghz (Turbo Boost enabled) bottleneck the GTX 680? Please let me know Regards, Brian More about : gtx 680 870 stock antonisrsx March 28, 2012 4:12:54 PM no i7 870 is a powerfull cpu Rockdpm a b U Graphics card March 28, 2012 4:18:47 PM Nah, you shouldn't have to overclock, turbo boost isnt a bad idea tho Related resources Is it possible to run an Inspiron 580 with an i7 870 with stock MOBO? - Forum OverClocking i7 870 & GTX 650 Ti - Forum GTX 770 or 780 or just wait till 8xx series (I7 870 CPU) - Forum GTX 760, i7 870 2.93GHz - Forum Will an I7 870 bottleneck a gtx 770 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer wolfram23 a c 125 U Graphics card March 28, 2012 4:24:51 PM Should be fine, though you can very easily get an extra 1ghz out of that CPU. My i5 750 has been at 4ghz for a long time now. Firewood B B March 28, 2012 6:12:33 PM wolfram23 said:Should be fine, though you can very easily get an extra 1ghz out of that CPU. My i5 750 has been at 4ghz for a long time now. I have a stock cooler, So I'm not gonna OC my CPU yet. Maybe another time Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Intel core i7 870 stock overheating Forum GTX 860M on i7 vs GTX 870M on i5 Forum i7 870 bottle neck GTX 760? Forum Solvedasus gtx660 sli or stock gtx680 sli??? Forum Will an i7 950 at default clock bottleneck a future-gen GTX 870? Forum Solvedi7 4700 with gtx 780 16gm ram or i7 3840 with gtx 680 32 gm ram Forum Need help i7 870 or i5 2500k for 2,560x1,440 will using 570gtx Forum GTX 680 x 2. Core Clock in Stuck on Stock after upgrading NVIDIA Driver 331.82 Forum SolvedDoes my i7 960 bottlenecking my gtx680 sli? Forum Solvedi7 3820 + GTX680 or i7 3770k + GTX680 Forum SolvedGaming Performance w/ i7 3770k and GTX680 Forum SolvedGigabyte Superb 720W is good for i7 2700K + 2x GTX680? Forum SolvedI7 2600k @ 4.5 Ghz enough for GTX 680/GTX 680 SLI ? Forum SolvedCan i use a i7 3770K with 3 GTX680 Forum SolvedSLI EVGA GTX 680 + i7 PSU Suggestions 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 !