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i want to get a GTX580 or the upcoming GTX590..will my cpu bottleneck?..if it does what kind of performance loss should i get?

and what will be the percentage of performance loss should i get from a 580 or a 590?

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What seeped is it running at?
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@ 3.4Ghz
     
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Cant you do more? I got a big boost in GTAIV from 3.4 to 3.6, so yeah it will bottleneck.
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post #5 of 27
Personally I say slightly but if you can get 3.6 sure it would be better. Don;t think you will notice it much either way.
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Maybe a little but noticable only in bencmarks..

In games you should get a nice healthy FPS..

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well i tried to push it to 3.6Ghz but it seems du-orb is not enough to chill this CPU..the pc just restarts nd i have to take it back to 3.4.....so do i have to tweak the settings a little more to achieve 3.6 or is it the cooler? my 3D mark vantage CPU* score is 28,650
     
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post #8 of 27
Upgrade you CPU before you get something as high end as GTX580 or even GTX590. Yes you will bottleneck.
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post #9 of 27
For most games, it won't.
There are a few that would benefit from an i7, like GTA4 but other than that, most games will run just fine.
If you plan on getting a GTX590, save up for a better CPU first .
If I go below 3.4ghz, it starts to bottleneck a little bit in BC2 and I have a GTX285
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i want to get a GTX580 or the upcoming GTX590..will my cpu bottleneck?..if it does what kind of performance loss should i get?

and what will be the percentage of performance loss should i get from a 580 or a 590?

thanx..
should be ok on a normal resolution
    
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