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If you get an insanely powerful GPU like the 780, and run an old game like Warcraft 3, is the gpu bottlenecked, or will it run better. I mean can a game get to a limit of fps, or would it still improve (i know the change will not be noticeable)
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For something that old, no. Arguably you cannot differences over about 60fps. Newer games by all means can "bottleneck" the latest GPUs. You may need to run multiple displays but it can easily be done.
 
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A lot of game engines will also cap frame rates. The source engine caps at 300.
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I've seen many games cap out at certain FPS. Why would you want such high FPS though? Screen tearing is personally one of my biggest pet peeves. VSYNC = FTW
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A lot of game engines will also cap frame rates. The source engine caps at 300.
So that explains why my FPS sits at 299 in CSS! I overclocked my gpu's and was determined to break 300, only to be greeted by the same 299.
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