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Will G840 bottleneck the GTX 550 Ti? And, does it perform better in games than the i3 540 (I suppose it does, because it is a newer architecture, but I am not sure)?
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I've got a G850 and it doesn't bottleneck my GTX 460. So no.
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Originally Posted by Osea23 View Post

I've got a G850 and it doesn't bottleneck my GTX 460. So no.
I have even seen a video with GTX 460 and G530, which is slower than the G840, I wanted to ask to be sure.. but is the G840 better than the i3 540 a gaming?
Edited by StefanMilosh - 1/23/13 at 5:36pm
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Gaming wise, I would go with the Pentium G840.
Check this out http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/405?vs=144
There is no benchmark available for the i3 540 but the G840 is neck to neck with an i5 650 in gaming.
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Gaming wise, I would go with the Pentium G840.
Check this out http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/405?vs=144
There is no benchmark available for the i3 540 but the G840 is neck to neck with an i5 650 in gaming.
OK. Thanks.
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