Will there be a bottleneck in this setup ? Tags: Radeon Bottleneck Intel i7 Graphics Last response: December 25, 2012 10:09 AM in Graphics & Displays Share GhostStalker95 December 24, 2012 11:45:44 PM Hello, Right now i have specs and i am facing severe bottleneck, core i3 540 @ 3.1Ghz ( x2 ) 8 Gb DDR3 RAM @ 1333 BuS XFX HD 7850 Graphic card @ Stock settings Gigabyte H55M-D2H Motherboard i was think of upgrading to i5 2500k bt its out of my price range bt i found an i7-860 2.8Ghz and i wanted to ask that if i swap the i3 witht his i7 will i face bottleneck or not ? in bf3 my gpu usage is like 50 - 55 % More about : bottleneck setup Sumukh_Bhagat December 25, 2012 1:05:48 AM What problem you have? In BF3 you must have been playing Multiplayer? MP uses 4 cores. Bit i3 has 2 cores. That means less performance. Swap it, it will be better. But save up for i5 3470. Thats a very nice card + cheap I have that and it runs every thing awesome. Check this review and you'll get to know : http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/cpu-performance-com... wa1 December 25, 2012 3:03:24 AM Monitor resolution? PSU? I think you already have a nice setup there... well, depends on what are you going to play, it will gives you different result. But generally, it's a good setup. Related resources Will I run into bottleneck with this setup ? - Forum Would this setup bottleneck 2 gtx 580's in SLI - Forum Will my setup be of any bottleneck if I get the 670GTX? - Forum Best SLI setup that won't bottleneck a Phenom II X4 @ 4.0Ghz - Forum Will a FX 4170 bottleneck my Gtx 570 SLI setup ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer GhostStalker95 December 25, 2012 10:07:31 AM got a 650W Antec PSU and Resolution is 1600x1050p like that. And for the i5 i would have to change my mobo and processor, Sumukh_Bhagat December 25, 2012 10:09:43 AM PSU is fine. Infact very good. But i3 is the Problem. In what games you face problems? In Multi or Single player? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWill my current setup eventually BOTTLENECK the CPU? ForumWhat setup will bottleneck an overclocked Core i7 930 setup ? ForumWill my Pc setup bottleneck a gt 240 ForumWill a FX 4170 bottleneck my Gtx 570 SLI setup ? ForumWill my setup bottleneck the GTX 560 ti ? ForumWill there be a bottleneck in this setup ForumWill this setup bottleneck ? ForumWill amd6400 bottleneck a gtx260sli setup at 1920x1080 ForumMy setup and CPU Bottleneck ? ForumCurrent Setup ; bottleneck and other questions ForumHD 7870 Forum[Solved] Cheap triple-monitor setup vs single 120hz monitor ForumWill a GTX 660 Graphics card work with a second generation intel processor (i5 2 Forum[Solved] Will 660ti work with 8 pin power? ForumNew system will only display with motherboard graphics More resources 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 !