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Will GTX 1070 make my i5 4670K bottleneck?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hi guys!

I'm going to buy a GTX 1070 soon, but I don't know if I should upgrade my i5 4670K

My i5 4670K is watercooled by a CoolerMaster Seidon 120M but since I've never tried Overclocking I don't think I'm going to start now though.

But I need to be sure before buying that my CPU will be fine related to the new titles: Doom, the new WoW and some more future games.

Or am I better off investing in a new CPU, or wait for the next new CPU?

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If anything itll be the other way around. But you should definitely try overclocking that i5.


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You cant really damage your cpu by overclocking no matter what the voltage or speed it is, but if you put it too high your pc will crash and when you reboot everything will be fine. There is a lot of videos on how to overclock.


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2 minutes ago, GGWP1337 said:

I have never tried OC before i'm afraid i'll fuck it up :D

Unless you leave the voltage on auto and allow it to get crazy high or set it to something above 1.375 then you can't really mess it up and if you do just reset the BIOS and be back to normal :)

A quick google of "x board with y chip overclock" should yield you good results or at least get you close to a nice starting point.


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Depends on the resolution/games.  But generally not


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Posted · Original PosterOP
2 minutes ago, Coaxialgamer said:

Depends on the resolution/games.  But generally not

1920 X 1080

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9 minutes ago, GGWP1337 said:

1920 X 1080

Games that are heavily cpu bound like gta 5 might see a slight hit,  but otherwise,  you're fine,  and you'll get well over 60fps anyway


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Just now, GGWP1337 said:

To what? :|

oh crap I was an idiot and didn't read the description. Yes you will be fine with the i5 CPU and your planned upgrade to a GTX 1070. an i5 and that GPU should work together just fine with little to no bottlenecks. 

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4 hours ago, GGWP1337 said:

I'll be playing most likely Doom, Dota2, WoW, Dead by Daylight and that.

at what resolution?

that's the most important question as to wheter you should get a GTX 1060 for 1080p gaming or a GTX 1070 for 1440p gaming..

 

EDIT: nevermind i just seen you answered this already...look...the GTX 1070 is a bit over the top for 1080p gaming in current games...but would serve you well in future games so if you care about maxing out games in 2017-2018 then get the 1070. Might not get the full potential out of it right now with current games at 1080p...but games will evolve and in the future will give it a full workout.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
11 hours ago, i_build_nanosuits said:

at what resolution?

that's the most important question as to wheter you should get a GTX 1060 for 1080p gaming or a GTX 1070 for 1440p gaming..

 

EDIT: nevermind i just seen you answered this already...look...the GTX 1070 is a bit over the top for 1080p gaming in current games...but would serve you well in future games so if you care about maxing out games in 2017-2018 then get the 1070. Might not get the full potential out of it right now with current games at 1080p...but games will evolve and in the future will give it a full workout.

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