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hey, I'm starting to wondering if my core 2 duo E8400 would be to much of at bottleneck if i bought a GTX580.
the processor is oc'ed and uses water-cooling it runs at 4 ghz.

what do you guys think ?
post #2 of 6
Depends on the game and what resolution/settings your running.

In certain situations you will be, not sure how badly though.
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it would mostly be: battlefield bad company 2, bf3 and black ops.
and maybe some metro.
o af 1680 x 1050 screen.
post #4 of 6
yes, it will be a very noticeable bottleneck. bf2 and bf3 love processing power. you should get at least a quad.
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but which games would be the best for a dual core processor. ?
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but which games would be the best for a dual core processor. ?
The COD's that's for sure. MW3 should run about the same as MW2--and I got crazy fps with my E7400 at 4GHz and a stock GTX 460 at 1440 x 900 16 AF and 4x AA.
 
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