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Specs:

i7-2600

16gb ddr3@1333mhz

gtx1060

I'm currently gaming at 1600x900 but I'm looking to get a 1080p monitor in the near future. Would there be any bottlenecks?

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Nope, your GPU and CPU are pretty well balanced. You could probably even go up a GPU tier if you wanted, but you'll be able to play 1080p games very well at 60+ fps.

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Will it be bottlenecked? Probably. Is it still going to be a rather good experience regardless? Yep. 

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2 minutes ago, Tseriesboi said:

Specs:

i7-2600

16gb ddr3@1333mhz

gtx1060

I'm currently gaming at 1600x900 but I'm looking to get a 1080p monitor in the near future. Would there be any bottlenecks?

Do not worry about it.  CPU and GPU are relatively well matched.

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Old high end CPU + new mid range GPU is usually a really good combo.

I WILL find your ITX build thread, and I WILL recommend the SIlverstone Sugo SG13B

 

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i7 8086k (won) - EVGA Z370 Classified K - G.Skill Trident Z RGB - WD SN750 - Jedi Order Titan Xp - Hyper 212 Black (with RGB Riing flair) - EVGA G3 650W - dual booting Windows 10 and Linux - Black and green theme, Razer brainwashed me.

Draws 400 watts under max load, for reference.

 

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Dual Xeon X5560 - 24GB ECC DDR3 - GTX 750 TI - old Seagate 1.5TB HDD - dark mode Ubuntu (and Win7, cuz why not)

 

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Just now, fasauceome said:

Old high end CPU + new mid range GPU is usually a really good combo.

Unless its an FX CPU.  It absolutely did not age well.

 

i7-2000 series though, they have aged extremely well.

 

 

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Just now, KarathKasun said:

Unless its an FX CPU.  It absolutely did not age well.

 

i7-2000 series though, they have aged extremely well.

 

 

Huge asterisk, successful high end CPUs.

I WILL find your ITX build thread, and I WILL recommend the SIlverstone Sugo SG13B

 

Primary PC:

i7 8086k (won) - EVGA Z370 Classified K - G.Skill Trident Z RGB - WD SN750 - Jedi Order Titan Xp - Hyper 212 Black (with RGB Riing flair) - EVGA G3 650W - dual booting Windows 10 and Linux - Black and green theme, Razer brainwashed me.

Draws 400 watts under max load, for reference.

 

Linux Proliant ML150 G6:

Dual Xeon X5560 - 24GB ECC DDR3 - GTX 750 TI - old Seagate 1.5TB HDD - dark mode Ubuntu (and Win7, cuz why not)

 

How many watts do I need? Seasonic Focus thread, PSU misconceptions, protections explainedgroup reg is bad

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