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July 13, 2012 5:08:49 PM

Hello I currently run a i5 670 3,4 ghz, and a 2 gb hd6670.With 8 gigs of ram.Most of the time I dont have fps issues.I am currently trying to update my gpu.I was thinking about a gtx 570 or a hd7870.The question is will it bottleneck?

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a b U Graphics card
July 13, 2012 5:16:13 PM

I don't think it will be an issue, you might have to overclock it a bit.
July 13, 2012 5:23:38 PM

The bottleneck will depend on your motherboard since you have a great CPU.
What is your motherboard ?
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July 13, 2012 5:24:32 PM

You're not going to see a bottleneck.
a b U Graphics card
July 14, 2012 4:23:52 AM

Well, it certainly depends on the game if you ask me. but in other words, no you wont see any major bottleneck.
a b U Graphics card
July 14, 2012 4:39:07 AM

No that CPU will not bottle neck a newer card; specially at 3.4 ghz, If you're worried about the bottle neck you should look at Overclocking the CPU. Which may mean you need a new motherboard and heatsink.
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