Quad Core proc+ Intel ddr3 mob + HD7870 = Bottleneck Tags: Graphics Cards DDR3 Quad Core Bottleneck Intel Graphics Last response: November 30, 2012 2:43 AM in Graphics & Displays Share vishnu92 November 30, 2012 2:34:16 AM I am planning to buy HD7870 for my DG41KR (LGA775, 4GB ddr3 ) with quad core processor (Q8400)... Would it bottleneck my GPU?? Pls help.... Thanks in advance... More about : quad core proc intel ddr3 mob hd7870 bottleneck mute20 a b U Graphics card November 30, 2012 2:37:06 AM No I have a q8300 and a 6850hd and my cpu is chugging compared to my graphics card. To bad for us we can't really upgrade to much on cpu side. m 0 l jasont78 a b U Graphics card November 30, 2012 2:43:52 AM mute20 said:No I have a q8300 and a 6850hd and my cpu is chugging compared to my graphics card. To bad for us we can't really upgrade to much on cpu side. overclock your cpu i used to get my q9400 2.66 up to 3.4 will undervolting it, q8300 should be able to go close overclocked i would say that your gpu will be the bottleneck when you do that for sure m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish 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 !