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Does either my GPU or CPU bottleneck my system?


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#1 Tybudd

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Posted 15 March 2012 - 12:12 AM

I have a EVGA 9800 GTX+ 512mb Video card

and a Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 Wolfdale 3.16GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor

running on a EVGA 750i SLI mobo


my question is, does my cpu restrict the maximum performance of my GPU, or visa-versa?

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 07:26 PM

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 08:47 PM

that old of a system I doubt it its roughly the same time era CPU and GPU, so I doubt theres any real bottleneck to worry about.

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