Will My Graphics card be bottlenecked?

I have a GTX570HD DoubleShot from evga and I finally upgraded from an ancient e5300 2.6 dual core to a i5 3550 (should be able to turbo constantly at 3.7 since i got a cooler for it) will my graphics card be bottlenecked?
Any comments on the overall build will be fine as well. I don't think there will be a need to overclock since I should be able to max everything and run at 40+fps with all this correct?


As a reference to my entire system ill provide links
I'm on a budget so im not getting the best of the best but ill link stuff
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006EKJCWM/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004CRSM4I/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i01
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006I2H0YS/ref=oh_details_o00_s01_i00
also i got a micro mb since the atx version of what i got seemed like the only difference was that it was worse in terms of the onboard graphics which didnt matter since i have a beast card
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/GIGABYTE+-+Micro+ATX+Motherboard+1600/1333/1066MHz+%28Socket+1155%29/5429715.p?id=1218650495997&skuid=5429715
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Intel+-+Core%26%23153%3B+i5-3550+Processor/5513831.p?id=1218655169565&skuid=5513831
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Cooler+Master+-+Hyper+212+Plus+CPU+Cooling+Fan+with+Heat+Sink/1510328.p?id=1218265765346&skuid=1510328
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  1. It will not turbo all the time, it only works when not all cores are in use. You will be fine with that CPU and GPU, no bottleneck!
  2. did you buy this stuff already? because the vengeance ram you bought, you payed 9 dollars more for the same performing memory. you could of bought the gskill ripjaws x and save 9 dollars

    oh and vengeance ram doesnt fit under any heatsink so you will either get rid of it or get a watercooler from corsair like a h80 or h60

    id get a i5 3450 since 200mhz isnt worth 10 dollars

    you should see a nice 5-10fps increase after all these upgrades
  3. TheBigTroll said:
    did you buy this stuff already? because the vengeance ram you bought, you payed 9 dollars more for the same performing memory. you could of bought the gskill ripjaws x and save 9 dollars

    oh and vengeance ram doesnt fit under any heatsink so you will either get rid of it or get a watercooler from corsair like a h80 or h60

    id get a i5 3450 since 200mhz isnt worth 10 dollars

    you should see a nice 5-10fps increase after all these upgrades

    Probably more than 5-10! remember I'm going from a 2.6 dual core that was low end when i got it in 09 to this (so it will always be at 3.3? is that fast enough then?) and i had 4gbs of ddr2 and im going to 8 of ddr3
  4. not necessarily. when you are idiling, you will be somewhere around 1.6ghz since you arent doing much. the cpu adjusts accordingly to the workload to save a ton of power
  5. TheBigTroll said:
    not necessarily. when you are idiling, you will be somewhere around 1.6ghz since you arent doing much. the cpu adjusts accordingly to the workload to save a ton of power

    oh I see, Bottom line though I should be fine playing really anything maxed out correct?
  6. You should be fine. No problems. No bottleneck.
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