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Does Intel i7 2600k 3.4GHz bottleneck 850MHz-overclocked gtx 570 and above?

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I am planning to buy a new pc. I am currently using Intel Core2Quad Q8400 2.66GHz and GTS 250 as my graphic card. I am planning to buy Intel i7 2600k 3.4GHz CPU and gtx 570 as for my graphic card, and i am planning to overclock the graphic card. However, my question is, does Intel i7 2600k bottleneck the 850MHz-overclocked gtx 570 without overclocking the i7 2600k CPU? If it does not, at what limit?
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An i7 2600k will not bottleneck.
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Lol it won't bottleneck.. even 2x 570sli overclocked won't..
its Intel i7 not AMD FX or Amd ll Phenom
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wow.. amazing.. thanks for the replies, guys.. ^^
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Are you joking? headscratch.gif

No it wouldnt...
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hurm.. i notice i7 2600k is powerful.. i just dont know to what extent.. sorry for newbie question there..
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yupyup..it'll bottleneck it..you better get a faster chip! headscratch.gif o wait..there isn't one :eek.gif: :lachen.gif:
 
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Originally Posted by driftingforlife;15496858 
an i7 2600k will not bottleneck.

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Not that setup. SLI GTX580... It will bottleneck it. You could easily see it swapping in a 990X.

Just not in an amount that justifies buying the 990X.
   
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