Closed I5 2500k and the GTX 660 Tags: CPUs Gtx Bottleneck Intel i5 Last response: December 29, 2012 4:02 PM in CPUs Share subduck9 December 29, 2012 1:55:20 PM Will I get a bottleneck out of those two? I'm getting an upgrade soon and people are saying the i5 2500k might bottleneck the GTX 660. I'm only running at 1440x900 More about : 2500k gtx 660 | Report abuse Register or log in to remove muppetlol December 29, 2012 1:56:35 PM No it won't bottleneck the GTX 660. I5 2500k is a pretty good chip. | Report abuse rolli59 CPUs Master December 29, 2012 2:00:17 PM In a sense it will not bottleneck it, more the resolution that is going to bottleneck the GPU. | Report abuse subduck9 December 29, 2012 2:04:07 PM Yeah I figured. People keep telling me to get a 670. At this resolution the 660 is almost too much, as you're saying. | Report abuse Best solution rolli59 CPUs Master December 29, 2012 2:08:20 PM Yes a 650 or 650Ti would handle that resolution fine. But if you plan on upgrading display to 1080p then 660-670 would be great to have. The CPU can handle the strongest GPU's on the market. | Report abuse subduck9 December 29, 2012 2:09:53 PM Best answer selected by Subduck9. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>I5 2500k and the GTX 660> Related ressources: ForumI5 2500k + 7850 1GB vs i5 3550 + GTX660 Build (£500/$750 budget) ForumGTX 660 TI and a i5 2500k ? Sandy Bridge and 600 series? ForumWill gtx 660 /670 bottleneck i5 2500k ? ForumIS 2500k enough for GTX 660 SLI? ForumIntel Core i5 3550 or Intel Core i5 3570 with GeForce GTX 660 ForumNvidia Gtx 660 ti i5 build-Advice needed!- ForumBuid with i5 2500k & gtx 670 windforce need a PSU ForumGtx 680 SLI, will i5 2500k bottleneck? Forum$1500 Complete Build - ASRock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 - GTX 560ti - i5 2500K ForumI5 2500k Overclocking issues ForumI5 2500K only using one core? ForumCan i get i5 2500k with 1600 mhz ram ForumCore i5 2500k with H61 and GTX 560 ti ForumGtx 560 Ti upgrade to 660 Ti ForumGTX 660 on Crysis 3! ForumFx-4300 with gtx660 or i5-3570k with gtx 650ti? ForumUpgrading from 460 GTX to 660GTX Ti OC Worth? ForumCrysis 3 on GTX 660 ForumI5 2500k overheating ForumUpgrade My Comp. More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !