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is it true that if u upgrade ur gpu ull probably need to upgrade the cpu too so there is no lag ? or slowness
can someone explain how it works
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If you have an old + slow CPU, and you get the latest and greatest GPU, there's a good chance the GPU will be bottlenecked, so you'll need to OC/upgrade the GPU to allow the GPU to run as fast as it can.

If the CPU is too old and slow, the GPU will be waiting for the CPU to finish before it can move to the next frame.

This works the other way aswell.
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Is this for your rig? If so, what is the upgrade?
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Is this for your rig? If so, what is the upgrade?
no upgrade just want to know cuz im getting a laptop
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