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Would My CPU Bottleneck A Graphics Card

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I currently have a Ryzen 5 1600 (overclocked to 4.1GHz), and I was just wondering if an RTX2070 would bottleneck my CPU when I play at 1080p

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1 minute ago, Dagonpower12 said:

I currently have a Ryzen 5 1600 (overclocked to 4.1GHz), and I was just wondering if an RTX2070 would bottleneck my CPU when I play at 1080p

You don't need a 2070 for 1080p 60hz, likely not even for 1080p 144hz.

 

Your cpu is fine for 90-100fps in the average AAA game

What's your current GPU?


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Most likely no.

 

However, if you have a 60hz monitor there's likely no point in upgrading. If you are going to upgrade, I'd recommend waiting for Navi to launch in the next two months if you could.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
19 hours ago, LienusLateTips said:

Most likely no.

 

However, if you have a 60hz monitor there's likely no point in upgrading. If you are going to upgrade, I'd recommend waiting for Navi to launch in the next two months if you could.

I already have an RTX2070, I was just wondering if it bottlenecks

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16 hours ago, Dagonpower12 said:

I already have an RTX2070, I was just wondering if it bottlenecks

Then why would you ask... You already bought it...


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The 2070 will bottleneck your CPU in most games at 1440p and almost all games at 4k.

 

The 1600 will bottleneck your GPU in most games at 1080p and even some games at 1440p.

 

 


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I would try it out and see what the utilization is.  If you already have it might as well test it out. 

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