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Okay so i have recently bought a Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 2.83 Ghz for my GTX 460 768 MB....i recently had a Intel Pentium D 955X 840 3.2 Ghz in it and it bottlenecked like a crazy mofo...now im 16 and this is my first time making a gaming rig so i hope i made the right decision in fixing the problem cuz bottlenecking is a problem for me and most people haha
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I bet you should see a great performance boost upgrading to a powerful quadcore. No more bottlenecks now!
    
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overclock it and bottleneck-B-Gone
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Q9550 is at 2.8Ghz isn't going to bottleneck any card except on maybe 2-3 games that are super CPU intensive. If you're playing at 1080P, you should be just fine.
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Originally Posted by XCRapid View Post
Q9550 is at 2.8Ghz isn't going to bottleneck any card except on maybe 2-3 games that are super CPU intensive. If you're playing at 1080P, you should be just fine.
I agree.
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okay thanks so much guys
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