Wil my CPU cause a bottleneck?

I was thinking about upgrading my gpu to 660ti sli from just having the one 660ti, I have selected my motherboard now and everything and I was just about to buy everything when I saw someone say there Phenom ii x6 1100t couldnt handle a gtx 680. I have a Phenom ii x6 1090t, would it be a similar case? Thanks in advance
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  1. Talking about bottleneck is a broader topic, to shorten; there are specific games that depends mainly on CPU power, if your CPU can produce only a specific amount of FPS for eg "40 FPS" while your GPU(s) can produce 60+ FPS, you'll be limited to 40 FPS as a cause of CPU bottleneck. To help you understand, look at the following chart

    Only core i7s and similars could maintain a 60 FPS using HD 7970, weaker CPUs like the 1100T held back HD 7970, in that case it's the CPU bottleneck. So yes you're gonna experience some bottlenecks.
  2. overclock her and you should be fine.
  3. ilysaml said:
    Talking about bottleneck is a broader topic, to shorten; there are specific games that depends mainly on CPU power, if your CPU can produce only a specific amount of FPS for eg "40 FPS" while your GPU(s) can produce 60+ FPS, you'll be limited to 40 FPS as a cause of CPU bottleneck. To help you understand, look at the following charthttp://static.techspot.com/articles-info/608/bench/CPU_01.png

    Only core i7s and similars could maintain a 60 FPS using HD 7970, weaker CPUs like the 1100T held back HD 7970, in that case it's the CPU bottleneck. So yes you're gonna experience some bottlenecks.


    Thanks I never really understood!
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