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I recently posted a critique thread about an upgrade i was going to make, and now i realized the 5770 might bottleneck the 2500k i was going to order.

My 5770 is OC'd at 925 Core / 1325 Memory and i would probably be OCing that 2500k as well but lets just stick to it being stock for now.

EDIT: God damn i should think when writing, read it again.
Edited by pepejovi - 5/7/11 at 1:21pm
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post #2 of 14
Wouldn't the bottleneck be the gpu if any?
post #3 of 14
You can't be serious.

The only "bottleneck" you've got is your E8400. Tell me, why would the 2500k be worse than it?
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I don't think a 2500k would bottleneck a 5770.
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Im not sure which one of us is confused, but i meant my 5770 bottlenecking the 2500k since its not the most powerful of GPUs...?

I might just be being stupid.

Yup, i wrote it wrong: I MEANT THE 5770 WOULD BOTTLENECK THE 2500K!
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card cant bottleneck a CPU whereas a poor CPU can bottleneck a powerfull card
    
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post #7 of 14
You just swapped the subject-noun-things!

Is it the 2500k bottlenecking or is it the 5770 bottlenecking?
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post #8 of 14
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God damn it, i mean the 5770 bottlenecking the 2500k.

paulharrison123: Eh... i suck. So a GPU cant bottleneck a CPU?

...I Should sleep more i guess
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post #9 of 14
Any single gpu will be the bottleneck compared to a 2500k. It would take multiple gpu's to bottleneck it.
post #10 of 14
No, it won't bottleneck your CPU. First off, stop thinking in 'bottleneck' terms, it's a word that's poorly used on OCN. You're always going to be CPU or GPU limited. With a 2500k, your 5770 will be allowed to work at maximum efficiency, which would leave you GPU limited, but not "bottlenecked." (A bottleneck would be more like putting a 7600GT on your 2500k)
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