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It would do everyone on the forum a great service if we had a rough guide outlining CPU bottlenecks for each relatively new Nvidia video card.

Please post them here, including processor brand, type, and speed.
Edited by i7monkey - 2/18/11 at 7:53pm
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Depends on the processor.
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This depends ENTIRELY on far too many variables. What game, what CPU, what resolution, what GPU, what settings.....

There is no one stop shop answer for something like this.
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Wut he said
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This depends ENTIRELY on far too many variables. What game, what CPU, what resolution, what GPU, what settings.....

There is no one stop shop answer for something like this.
It doesn't have to be entirely accurate, but a rough estimate would be nice.
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You would need an active group figuring this out, im not sure if people will acre with all the new tech hype about
    
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Bottlenecks are not the big bad boogyman some people seem to think. If you have a relatively up-to-date CPU to go with your modern GPU, you're pretty well covered. If you're trying to run SLI GTX 580's on a Pentium D, a cheat sheet isn't going to help you anyway.
 
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post #8 of 11
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You would need an active group figuring this out, im not sure if people will acre with all the new tech hype about
Fair enough, but each person could write their own experience with their own hardware. It would help out a lot.

If say an i7 920 @ 4Ghz user found a bottleneck when using 2 580s, he could write that, etc....
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This sounds good...owners of unlockable AMD chips could test with different cores. But it's true, there are SO many variables, all the way down to HDD access and RAM latency. This guide would be thicker then Fallout 3's.
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This sounds good...owners of unlockable AMD chips could test with different cores. But it's true, there are SO many variables, all the way down to HDD access and RAM latency. This guide would be thicker then Fallout 3's.
I think it would be a great rough guide actually, but like you said. since it's too much work, I think it's best if people just shared their own experiences, even their current hardware would suffice.
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