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 Will an i7 950 at default clock bottleneck a future-gen GTX 870 ? - Forum Intel Core i5 3570K BEST CPU for GTX 680 ??? - Forum Games lagging with GTX 680 - Forum GTX 680 and Battlefield 3 Performance? fps ? - Forum Need SUPER DUPER SAFE Overclocking Intel i7 870 2.93Ghz - 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: ForumIntel Core i7 870 Core Clock stuck at 2.68Ghz ForumI7 3930k or 3820 to avoid bottleneck 680 gtx Sli? ForumBad FPS in all games with GTX680 + i7 930 ForumI7 with GTX 680 or i5 with GTX 670? ForumMaxwell GTX 780 and i7 950 stock clock! ForumGTX 670 SLI i7 950 3.06 GHZ stock clock bottleneck ?? ForumI7 3770k w/radeon HD 7950 or i5 3570k w/ GTX 680 ForumI7 920 + gtx 680 ForumHelp, First time Wcooling, i7 3960 3/4 sli GTX 680 ForumI7 870 won't go to full 3.60 Turbo Boost in prime 95? Forum120hz mode - Samsung UN55EH6000 ForumSLI GTX 580 and GTX 680 ForumGTX 680 temp question ForumUpgrading from 9600gt to gtx 680? ForumGTX 550 Ti vs. GTX 460 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 !