Closed Will my cpu bottle neck a gtx480 Tags: Graphics Cards Gtx CPUs Intel Graphics Last response: June 10, 2012 10:36 AM in Graphics & Displays Share twist3dgooch June 10, 2012 9:43:15 AM So i have a Intel Core2 Extreme X9650 @ 3.00GHz clocked @ 3.33Ghz and i wanna know if it will bottle neck a gtx 480 cause my old gtx 280 is getting old and have a hard time holding up with the new games that are coming out More about : cpu bottle neck gtx480 akxpckwb a b U Graphics card a b à CPUs June 10, 2012 9:50:17 AM I think it would be a good match if you can't afford anything better Sunius a c 289 U Graphics card a b à CPUs June 10, 2012 9:50:46 AM No it will not bottleneck. You've got an extremely good CPU. Related resources This going bottle neck my cpu - Forum CPU Bottle neck - Forum CPU bottle neck ? FPS limited to 40 fps - Forum Could a GTX480 1GB work on a pci express 1.0 x16 with good perfomance? - Forum Well the Cpu bottle neck ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution blazorthon a c 86 U Graphics card a b à CPUs June 10, 2012 9:51:10 AM You should be fine, although overclocking the GTX 480 substantially could make the CPU become a minor bottle-neck, in which case a slightly greater CPU overclock would solve that. twist3dgooch June 10, 2012 10:13:25 AM Best answer selected by twist3dgooch. Mousemonkey a c 248 U Graphics card a b à CPUs June 10, 2012 10:36:53 AM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWill my cpu bottle neck my graphics card? ForumWill a i7-3930K be the bottle neck in my system ForumWhich GPU(s) will bottle-neck my CPU ? ForumIs their a bottle neck in this system build? ForumWould Phenom II x4 965 Bottle Neck This graphics card? ForumAsus 680 bottle neck ? ForumGTX 680 Bottle Neck ? ForumCpu vs. gpu bottle neck - same question different spec. ForumBottle neck ForumWill my cpu bottle-neck 4850x2?? Forum5760x1080 Eyefinity on HD 7870 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 !