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If I bought a 8800 GT for my sig rig, would my CPU be a bottleneck in gaming performance? I hear everyone saying that the CPU isnt the bottleneck, its the GPU; but they are usually talking about Q6600 and the new processors.

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yes the opty bottles the heck out of it. But the trick is the higher the res the less bottlenecking. In sli I have to run 1600x1200.
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yes the opty bottles the heck out of it. But the trick is the higher the res the less bottlenecking. In sli I have to run 1600x1200.
My monitors native resolution is 1680x1050, which is what I run all of my games at, except Crysis of course
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