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Is This Considered as Bottleneck ?

You will see a massive increase in performance going to a GTX 1060 from a GT 240 which is basically just a display output, if it even still has driver support.

 

The clarkdale cpus haven't aged well and without hyperthreading they're basically useless as far as gaming goes and used cpus for that socket range from $10-40.

 

If you stick a lynnfield in there such as the i7 870 or a Xeon X3470 along with even a mild overclock you will likely see somewhere between 5-10x the performance in games, if they had even ran before. There's plenty of other skus you can look into, but as long as you get some decent clockspeed and hyperthreading you won't hitting a bottleneck, at least in most games.

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Yes.

Everything will be bottleneck'd when paired with a low end CPU from 10 years ago.


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9 minutes ago, naughtybitch37 said:

i have i3-530 and GT-240. I wanted to upgrade my graphics to 1060, is that bottleneck ?

Itll only go so far 

 

Id try Youtube searching i3 530 Gaming 2020 2019 or something and see where FPS gets tied up on faster GPUs.

The REST of the system plays a part too..

Your memory speed, amount vs other i3 530 videos out there ..

 

You may NOT see any gains (but can enable higher gfx settings)


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I'd recommend retiring that old PC rather than upgrading it.


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38 minutes ago, naughtybitch37 said:

i have i3-530 and GT-240. I wanted to upgrade my graphics to 1060, is that bottleneck ?

Depends on what you're doing, but likely yes.

14 minutes ago, NZgamer said:

I'd recommend retiring that old PC rather than upgrading it.

The i7-860 is a decent value for upgrading if whole platform is out of the question. Keep in mind this platform is capable of BCLK OC's to get past the low stock clocks. An 870 with a decent board and really good cooler can do ~ 4GHz.


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You will see a massive increase in performance going to a GTX 1060 from a GT 240 which is basically just a display output, if it even still has driver support.

 

The clarkdale cpus haven't aged well and without hyperthreading they're basically useless as far as gaming goes and used cpus for that socket range from $10-40.

 

If you stick a lynnfield in there such as the i7 870 or a Xeon X3470 along with even a mild overclock you will likely see somewhere between 5-10x the performance in games, if they had even ran before. There's plenty of other skus you can look into, but as long as you get some decent clockspeed and hyperthreading you won't hitting a bottleneck, at least in most games.

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2 hours ago, NZgamer said:

I'd recommend retiring that old PC rather than upgrading it.

yea i think now is the time for that "badboy" to retire

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