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1700x bottleneck for RTX 3080 in VR

Hi

 

Currently running an RTX 2080 with a Ryzen 1700x. Would upgrading to a 3080 graphics card be bottlenecked by the the CPU? Running only VR games on pimax 5k+

 

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I would assume so, how much would depend on the output resolution. I haven't seen extensive tests with older generations but I am sure they will be done. The question is if you actually need the extra performance if you already have a 2080? Before upgrading the graphics card, I'd look into Zen 2 CPUs first (like a 3700X).

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3 hours ago, Alexx88 said:

running an RTX 2080 with a Ryzen 1700x. Would upgrading to a 3080 graphics card be bottlenecked by the the CPU?

from jayztwocents, a 2070s / 5700xt starts botllenecking at r7 1700, but it doesnt mean 2080 will be slow, just slower than other cpu and still faster than 2070s

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6 hours ago, Applefreak said:

I would assume so, how much would depend on the output resolution. I haven't seen extensive tests with older generations but I am sure they will be done. The question is if you actually need the extra performance if you already have a 2080? Before upgrading the graphics card, I'd look into Zen 2 CPUs first (like a 3700X).

It seems I do. VR is really hard on the hardware, I barely get 50FPS with medium details in iRacing. Resolution is 2560x2880

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3 hours ago, Vrbas said:

With already having a 2080, I'd really advise upgrading CPU before GPU.

What would be the one to get without changing the motherboard as well?

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2 hours ago, Alexx88 said:

What would be the one to get without changing the motherboard as well?

Depends on what motherboard it is.

CPURyzen 5 3600 Cooler: Arctic Liquid Freezer II 120mm AIO with push-pull Arctic P12 PWM fans RAM: G.Skill Ripjaws V 4x8GB 3600 16-16-16-36

MotherboardASRock X570M Pro4 GPUASRock RX 5700 XT Reference Case: Antec P5 PSU: Rosewill Capstone 750M Monitor: MSI Optix MAG272CR

Case Fans: 2x Arctic P12 PWM Storage: HP EX950 1TB NVMe, HP EX900 1TB NVMe, 2x Constellation ES 2TB in RAID1

https://hwbot.org/submission/4497882_btgbullseye_gpupi_v3.3___32b_radeon_rx_5700_xt_13min_37sec_848ms

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1 hour ago, Alexx88 said:

It's an Asus Prime X470. 

It should handle anything you put in it. It may need a BIOS update for the Ryzen CPUs being announced on Oct 8th though.

 

A 3600 will outperform your current CPU by about 10% and only costs $200.

CPURyzen 5 3600 Cooler: Arctic Liquid Freezer II 120mm AIO with push-pull Arctic P12 PWM fans RAM: G.Skill Ripjaws V 4x8GB 3600 16-16-16-36

MotherboardASRock X570M Pro4 GPUASRock RX 5700 XT Reference Case: Antec P5 PSU: Rosewill Capstone 750M Monitor: MSI Optix MAG272CR

Case Fans: 2x Arctic P12 PWM Storage: HP EX950 1TB NVMe, HP EX900 1TB NVMe, 2x Constellation ES 2TB in RAID1

https://hwbot.org/submission/4497882_btgbullseye_gpupi_v3.3___32b_radeon_rx_5700_xt_13min_37sec_848ms

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