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I May get SLI GTX 460's and im wondering where my bottleneck will be if my CPU is Quad @3.7ghz?

When i had my 9600GT(not SLI) my card maxed out at 99%and cpu was~25-40%(depending on game.)
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Run a benchmark, if your cards are running at 96-99%, there is no CPU bottleneck.I doubt there will be a bottleneck with your current set-up though.
    
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Looking at what you have id say the monitor will be your bottleneck.
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Originally Posted by sloppyjoe123 View Post
Run a benchmark, if your cards are running at 96-99%, there is no CPU bottleneck.I doubt there will be a bottleneck with your current set-up though.
I dont have them yet

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Looking at what you have id say the monitor will be your bottleneck.

LOL i was thinking that too... but i have a projector that does 2048*1200.
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I dont have them yet




LOL i was thinking that too... but i have a projector that does 2048*1200.
Id get a new 1080p monitor TBH> I would not want to game on a projector.
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I am sure u wont be affected by bottlenecking . I run a Gtx295 with a 3.5Ghz Quad core ( it has no L3)
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thanks for the assurance guys.
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