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i7 2600k CPU bottleneck?

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Hey guys. I'm building a new system and wanted to know if an i7 2600k would bottleneck 2 GTX 580 Classified Ultra 3gb in SLI? That's the main thing I'm worried about with them. Also would a 1200w PSU be good enough for those 2? Thanks.
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no, not at all.

and the PSU is fine
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You're sure on both accounts?
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post #4 of 39
1200 is more than enough, and you'd actually be comfortable on a decent 900 watt unit. As for the bottleneck, there isn't one as the 2600k is class
    
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CPU will not bottleneck
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post #8 of 39
I have 2 580 lightning extremes overclocked at 120mv each plus 2600k overclocked to 4.5ghz and I never touch 700w at the socket on my corsair hx750. Dont beleive the hype about needing some crazy power supplies people recommend. Maybe 850 to be comfortable.
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maybe if you ran 800x600, all low settings, you MIGHT be able to CPU bottleneck a 2600k. Would be a challenge though.
but with 2x 580 3gb cards, I hope you're running at LEAST 1080p.

Also, 1200 is more than enough.
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post #10 of 39
Small bottleneck, very small. Just OC the 2600k the most you can with reasonable voltage and heat.

A quality 850w will do the job fine.
    
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