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Will an I5 4690k bottleneck a GTX 980?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

well, will it?

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10 minutes ago, Stardar1 said:

Well, with an i7, GTX 1080, Full tower and flashy lights, it can obviously only be for one thing:

Solitaire. 

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Nope.


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Nope.

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Nope.

really?

 

Game i play most is PlanetSide 2, which is very CPU intensive. How high will i have to OC my CPU before it isnt a bottleneck?


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10 minutes ago, Stardar1 said:

Well, with an i7, GTX 1080, Full tower and flashy lights, it can obviously only be for one thing:

Solitaire. 

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in single threaded games yes, in multi threaded games, no.
same is true for everything yet people dont get this.


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really?

 

Game i play most is PlanetSide 2, which is very CPU intensive. How high will i have to OC my CPU before it isnt a bottleneck?

 

It isn't going to bottleneck a 980, or even two 980s.


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I don't think so. 


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