Will either nVidia 9600 GT bottle neck with i3-2100 or i5 2500k? Tags: CPUs Core Products Intel Intel i5 Nvidia Product Last response: December 25, 2012 7:47 AM in CPUs Share storm slider December 23, 2012 2:55:59 AM Just wondering. Links to products: Intel Core i3-2100: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Intel Core i5 2500k: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... nVidia 9600 GT: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... More about : nvidia 9600 bottle neck 2100 2500k knightdog56 a b à CPUs December 23, 2012 3:25:40 PM Upgrade the video card to a GTX550Ti or a HD7770. iceclock a c 105 à CPUs a b å Intel a b Î Nvidia December 23, 2012 3:32:43 PM no it will not, and if u can afford to get the 2500k def a better processor than the i3 2100, also if ur gonna upgrade u can get a decent card such as the 7700 for 103$ whats ur overall budget? Related resources Upgrading 9600GT , £200 ish budget - Forum Will an AMD II 550 BE bottle neck a 570 gtx? - Forum I5 2500K upgrade to i7 3820? - Forum Nvidia 9600GT vs Nforce 210 1 gb vid card - Forum Pentium G860 build? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jaguarskx a c 448 à CPUs a c 110 å Intel a b Î Nvidia December 24, 2012 2:46:44 AM I have a nVidia 9600GT paired up with my C2D E6600 CPU in my HTPC. It was a pretty good card when it was new. I think I paid $170 for it 'cause it has an over-sized passive heatsink. Anywaste, you do not need to worry about 4 year old mainstream (Mid range) performance graphics card being bottlenecked by a 1 year old CPU. iceclock a c 105 à CPUs a b å Intel a b Î Nvidia December 24, 2012 3:54:28 AM +1 to jags statement knightdog56 a b à CPUs December 25, 2012 7:47:51 AM I must have misunderstood the question about a Nvidia 9600GT slowing down an Intel core i3 2100 or an Intel core i5 2500k ! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources I3-2100 vs FX-4100 vs A8-3870K budget office build? Forum What is the real use of i72600k.i5 2500k and i3 2100 Forum Upgrade from e2160 775 to i5 2500k or i3 2100 Forum Upgrading 9600GT , $275ish budget, best bang for buck Forum Upgrading 9600GT , around $200 budget Forum Just got a 9600GT .. need help Forum 9600 GT is severly being bottlenecked. Forum Looking to upgrade GPU on older PC Forum PSU Help Forum Internet will not connect automatically Forum [Solved] What UPS will do the job? Forum Is this Clatronic DVD 636 HC work with my computer? Forum 2500k stock speed, stock fans. CPU is overheating Forum Will this Heatsink fit HELP! Forum Will i need a good speaker for a sound card? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !