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Core i3-2100 bottleneck a GTX560 Ti?

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As the thread title suggests, will a Core i3-2100 bottleneck a GTX560 Ti in games?

According to this: http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/289?vs=109
It seems to trade blows with a Core i5-750. But ultimately, is it a powerful enough chip to pull a GTX560?

I'm aware that it won't be overclockable. I'm ok with that, for now. I'll just get a good P67 board (probably a UD4) and get a K series chip when I can afford it.
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Not a chance in hell.

Tbh you've probably picked a great GPU to go with that CPU. I doubt it would struggle with a single 580 in all honesty

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The bottleneck won't be worth noting.

Most bottlenecks aren't worth noting, actually. (Except extreme cases such as a Pentium 4 paired up with a GTX470)
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Alrighty, thanks! smile.gif
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