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Will E8400 bottleneck my GPU

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March 9, 2013 10:05:22 AM

Hello,I'm using core 2 duo E8400 stock speed.Going to buy a GTX 650Ti,I wonder if my cpu would bottleneck it in bf3 res 1280x1024 ?

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a c 182 U Graphics card
March 9, 2013 10:50:20 AM

Your cpu will not bottleneck much.might be in multiplayer games(nothing serious).you can overclock that cpu easily with after market cooler in future.just go with gtx 650ti and enjoy the ride.
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March 9, 2013 12:38:24 PM

ASHISH65 said:
Your cpu will not bottleneck much.might be in multiplayer games(nothing serious).you can overclock that cpu easily with after market cooler in future.just go with gtx 650ti and enjoy the ride.

wait,how much fps will i lost?and what hardware is bottlenecking the other? (cpu bottleneck gpu or reserved?)
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a b U Graphics card
March 9, 2013 12:43:43 PM

the E8400 might bottleneck the GTX650Ti but not by much . The only thing worth keeping in mind is that games optimized to take advantage of multi-core (quad-core, hexa-core and octal-core) CPUs might provide an experience that's less than ideal, due to the fact that they can't split the workload across more cores. Your next immediate upgrade should be a quad-core CPU.
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a c 182 U Graphics card
March 9, 2013 1:14:33 PM

cpu bottlenecking gpu just may losse few fps.just chill
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March 10, 2013 12:27:04 AM

So can you recommand me a new GPU?And I should OC my card after pluging in?
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a c 182 U Graphics card
March 10, 2013 4:27:26 AM

go with gtx 650ti and get coolermaster hyper evo 212 cooler and overclock the cpu
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March 10, 2013 9:40:17 AM

ASHISH65 said:
go with gtx 650ti and get coolermaster hyper evo 212 cooler and overclock the cpu

After replacing the new main,I don't even know how to oc it.And If you can recommand me a cheaper card (For gaming) I'd appreciated. (Like HD7770?)
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a c 182 U Graphics card
March 10, 2013 10:07:07 AM

he dude it is not compulsary to overclock cpu.just for more performance.

go with gtx 650ti.you will be happy

do not worry about bottleneck
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March 10, 2013 11:29:45 AM

Best answer selected by chanhien.
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