bottleneck cpu

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  1. OldHwOverclocker

    Question What is the bottleneck in my system?

    Hi. I'd like to know what is bottlenecking my system. I play mostly Fortnite at 1440p resolution and I'm getting way lower fps than I expected. Task manager shows CPU usage at most 40% and no single core is used even close to 100%. GPU usage is 40-55%. Temperatures are not a problem on either...
  2. XiNHe77

    Question Higher than normal CPU Usage and less GPU usage in some games..How do I fix that?

    So I have a GTX 1650 SUPER paired with an i5 11400, and I'm having this problem for quite a while now that in some highly CPU demanded games like Assassin's Creed Origins or Assassin's Creed Odyssey(this problem is quite prominent in these two games but its also in some other CPU intensive games...
  3. omriturgeman10

    Question Is my i7 7700 3.6 bottlenecking my rtx 2060 6gb

    hello guys, yesterday i bought an rtx 2060 6gb and i gotta say im really dissapointed. (,my cpu is i7 7700 and i have 8gb ram) in all games i went, the fps wasnt as expected, for example, i went to pubg with low settings, got only 90-100, in benchmarks i have seen people get this in ultra and in...
  4. O

    Question I'm going for a partial upgrade and I need help here

    Current Specs: GTX 1050TI i5-7400 Gigabyte H110M-S2PT 16GB RAM I think my CPU is bottlenecking my PC, I checked with NVIDIA performance overlay (since MSI afterburner crashes games), the CPU utilization was always 100% for all cores while the GPU was 98-99% in one game (AC Odyssey) and around...
  5. V

    Question Will an i3-330M be a bottleneck ?

    I have a reallllyyyy old Intel i3-330M on my laptop, with a Hard Disk and a single channel 2GB DDR3 Ram. I'm currently able to run Windows 10 on it but only just. I was wondering if I should upgrade but I'm a little suspicious whether my CPU will support 6GB of DDR3 or Even 4GB in dual channel...
  6. T

    [SOLVED] Low fps on 3060 + 7600k??

    Hey, I recently bought an rtx 3060 and i5 7600k system and wanted to play some games, I noticed that my fps for csgo on max 1080p was around 150 fps with frequent dips to 5 fps or so. My temperatures are fine at around 60c when playing. Is this normal?? I have 2400mhz dual channel ram as well...
  7. Jonatantwn

    [SOLVED] Bottlenecked setup?

    Hi there people! I was hoping someone could help me determine if i am bottlenecking myself with my current setup. Air flow is pretty consistent, with CPU watercooling and otherwise 6 fan flow. My current setup is this: Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7700K CPU @ 4.20GHz 4.20 GHz...
  8. Merwan28

    [SOLVED] I5-11600k will bottleneck RTX 2070 ?

    Hello, I want to buy a new cpu and I don't know if the cpu will bottleneck the gpu (our vice versa) ? Also, I play in 4k so it can reduce the bottleneck. Processor: Intel i5-11600k 3.9GHz/4.9GHz GPU: Asus RTX 2070 ROG Strix OC 8GO Thanks in advance !
  9. Jacklope

    Question What should i get?

    I have a fx 6300 cpu and a rx 570. What cpu should i get to not have so much bottleneck and is cheap( i dont have much money)? i know that i will need to get mobo and ram for cpu.
  10. DDroid

    [SOLVED] Does this mean Bottleneck?

    I just paired a RTX 3060 12GB with a Ryzen 5 3600x, 16GB RAM DDR4, and ran a 3DMark Time Spy test. My GPU scored 8,235 and my CPU 6,607. Will the GPU bottleneck the CPU or vice versa? Would it be worth it to get the Ryzen 7 3700x, or is this build okay, considering that I only play in 1080p at...
  11. P

    [SOLVED] Suggestions for upgrading my PC ?

    Hi, I couldn't work and play games effectively due to my outdated CPU :disrelieved: I am a Designer and a passionate Gamer. I mostly use multimedia software like Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere Pro, 3ds Max. Now i have started learning Game Designing & Animation tools such as Blender, Unity...
  12. cata.gcc

    [SOLVED] Is this bottleneck?

    Hi! I have a i5-2400 cpu paired with a gtx 1050 ti, as i don't play very demanding titles (most of the time i play f1 2019 and euro truck simulator 2) this wasn't a problem till' 1 month ago when i bought f1 2021. On f1 2019 i played on a combination of high and ultra at 50-60fps, and so i...
  13. Cocodragon10

    [SOLVED] Bottleneck

    I have a i5-8400 CPU and i just got a RTX 3060. How much is my CPU bottlenecking my GPU and should i upgrade it? If so then whats the best budget upgrade? Ram- DDR4 2666Mhz 2x8GB
  14. dopz

    [SOLVED] why am i getting bottleneck

    i recently upgraded my gpu and change the motherboard, i changed from gtx 750 to 960 and after i tried playing games i notice that my cpu usage sky rocketting like it stays on 100% while my gpu barely hits 60, neither i set the graphic to high or low, or recommended setting, the fps stays the...
  15. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Is there bottlenecking when it comes to "PRODUCTIVITY PERFORMANCE" in GPU's?

    Greetings, I know it seems like a very dumb question, but I just had to ask to surely know and to quench my curiosity. Whenever someone is talking about bottlenecking it's always more on the gaming performance part, well that is because of the obvious fact that a lot of people game than do...
  16. U

    [SOLVED] CPU good enough?

    Hey I'm planning to buy a gtx 980 and I was wondering if the i3 10100 would be enough for the gtx 980 or do I need to get the 10400 I have a super low budget so I would like to keep the 10100 but if it's going to cause major fps loss I can probably get the 10400.
  17. D

    [SOLVED] RTX 3060ti + i5 7600k = bad idea?

    Hello, so I was wondering if getting a RTX 3060ti is a bad idea with i5 7600k because of a very likely bottleneck. I got a 1440p monitor for a very good price couple months back and was trying to find a suitable replacement for my almost 6 years old R9 290X. At first I was aware of bottleneck...
  18. JapaBrandão3D

    [SOLVED] RTX 3060ti + I5-8600k Bottleneck

    Please help me with this: CONFIG: I5-8600k: 4.1GHz WC Riotoro 240 RTX 3060Ti Master Aorus Gigabyte 32gb corsair vengeance CX550 Corsair
  19. R

    [SOLVED] BF5 UNEXPECTED Stuttering&Bottleneck (for any pc I guess)

    While I'm playing BF5 my GPU usage is always up to 62-63% in online. It never goes up. So it my CPU must be bottlenecking my RTX 2060 but I have checked for lots of bf5 tests for any kişnd of bottlenecks I have never seen a situation like that. It might be bottlenecking on those tests but not...
  20. B

    [SOLVED] Advice for my set up.

    My specs are currently: CPU: Ryzen 3 2200g RAM: 8GB DDR4 3200MHz SSD: 256GB NVME M.2 PSU: 500w bRONZE, EVGA I have a PC that I want to upgrade that can game and edit videos for my youtube channel really well. Don't really care about 4K video, 1080p 60fps is fine for gaming and videos...
  21. VaultZ

    [SOLVED] CPU Bottlenecking? Xeon 1220 v3 + rx 580 8gb+ 1x8gb ram ddr3 1600mhz

    So I have a Xeon 1220 v3 and a gt 1030 but i'm looking to upgrade my gpu to an rx 580 8gb I want to know will this cause much of a bottleneck with the cpu and will i be able to last with this bottleneck for 2 years or will i need a better cpu before then ?
  22. PaPies

    [SOLVED] Question about Performance in General!

    Hello, I have a few questions about bottlenecking and just performance in general. I plan to upgrade my computer within the next 3 or so months, but I got the rtx 3080 as it's REALLY hard to get it. But I don't really see any performance gains, especially in Dota 2 1440p. I got the card to...
  23. HardAsARockie

    [SOLVED] CPU Usage at 100%, GPU Usage at 50% - Cyberpunk 2077

    Hello. I have an EVGA RTX 3080 coupled with an Intel i7-8700K processor. My average FPS in Cyberpunk 2077 is 65FPS, but I'm noticing that my CPU is taking the hit here. As said in the title, I checked through a recording of task manager through OBS that my CPU usage is hitting 95-100% while my...
  24. S

    [SOLVED] How much CPU bottleneck?

    I have a Ryzen 5 2600 that is currently paired with a GTX 1660 Black Edition 6GB. I had recently purchased an MSI RTX 3070 and was wondering how much will it bottleneck and if its critical that I upgrade my CPU as well? What will happen if I don't upgrade a CPU? 2x8GB HyperX RAM Asus Prime B450M-A
  25. A

    [SOLVED] i3 9100F - A bottleneck for the newer generation already?

    I hope all of you are doing well and taking care of yourselves. A question. Considering that the i3-9100F is a budget CPU (albeit being 3.6 GHz with 4 Cores), is it likely to be a bottleneck should I pair it with a new RTX 3070, thereby giving me lower frames than what is ideally expected? If...
  26. Elixs

    [SOLVED] Best CPU for RTX 3070?

    I have an Intel Core i5-8400 and an RTX 3070 and I'm noticing that in some games (like Call of Duty Cold War) the CPU it's at 70-99% usage while the GPU sticks at 50-70%. It seems like it is bottlenecking, and I would love to change my CPU in order to avoid that bottleneck, but without spending...
  27. S

    Question Am I being detrimentally bottlenecked

    I run a ryzen 1500x, asrock ab350m pro, 2- 2x8 sets of xpg z1 2666 ddr4(16gb), msi gtx 1070, and a crucial mx 500 1tb m.2 ssd.(no oc on any) I bought most of the parts during the time when ram prices were insane and pc gaming was just more expensive to hop into. I know I am being bottlenecked...
  28. R

    [SOLVED] Building a new computer, will the GPU bottleneck the CPU?

    Hello! So, I found a great bargain and now i'm contemplating to buying it. My current setup is I5-7600k, 16GB 3200MHZ DDR4 ram and a gtx 1060 6gb OC card and the new one would be rtx2080/I7-10700k. I have two options: 1) I waste all of my spare money for rtx2080/I7/16gb 3200mhz setup or 2) I...
  29. LeadRX

    [SOLVED] Will an Intel 4390k cpu bottleneck RTX3080 ? If so then how much?

    I am thinking of upgrading just my GPU and I am really worried if my CPU is gonna heavily bottleneck my GPU My current Setup: core i7 4390k 64 GB corsair DDR3 Rams 1000W PSU 2 x 2Tb SSD Samsung Evo
  30. H

    [SOLVED] Will the GtX 1080ti Bottleneck with Intel i7 10700k??!!

    Hello everyone, I need the answer I am going to do my new build with i7 10700k I will be using my old card Gtx 1080ti because I am waiting for the RTX 3080 to be available in my country So are they both going to be bottleneck?!! or i will be fine playing games on max at 1080p or 1440p till...
  31. Dr. FeelGoose

    [SOLVED] Bottleneck and incompatibility inquiry

    Ok, so. Here are my system specs: Processor - AMD Phenom(tm) II X6 1065T Processor, 2900 Mhz, 6 Core(s), 6 Logical Processor(s) Graphics - AMD Radeon R7 240 Motherboard/System/Baseboard - ASUS CM1730/CM1830 RAM - 8.00 GB Hard Drive - 1.81 TB Storage OS - Microsoft Windows 10 Home Edition...
  32. Optimus_Durex

    [SOLVED] Will it bottleneck too bad?

    I currently have a i7 7700 cpu and a gtx 1080. I am planning to upgrade the cpu to a i9 10900k and the gpu to a rtx 3080 BUT my monthly budget allows me to just buy one at a time. I would go for the gpu first as that's where gaming improvement comes from but would my cpu bottleneck too bad for...
  33. Bilbo Baggins is cool

    [SOLVED] SEVERE BOTTLENECK - 1080 ti & i7 2600

    I am very VERY new to building PCs and I think I have run into a major problem. I was out and about looking for a better gpu when suddenly my friend sells me his 1080 ti for about 300. I was thrilled! When I hooked it up I saw minimal performance boost from my 1050 ti. When I started up a game I...
  34. StateOfNasos

    [SOLVED] Does Ryzen 5 1600 Bottleneck my build?

    Hello all! Bought my main rig back at Sept 2017: CPU: Ryzen 5 1600 GPU: Gigabyte 1060 G1 Gaming 6GB RAM: Corsair Vengeance DDR4 2666Mhz MoBo: Asus Prime B350 Plus I have recently upgraded my ram to a set of 2x8 Corsair RGB Pro 3200 Mhz same timings as my last kit (16-18-18-36 ), so far seems...
  35. M

    Question GPU/CPU-bottlenecks, upgrade or not?

    Hi everyone! I mainly use my computer for gaming and are thinking about purchasing some new hardware. I normally play with a resolution of 3840 x 2160 as i use a ultra-wide. Currently i have I7 7700k CPU that is overclocked to 4,9 GHz and a GTX 1080TI GPU, 32 gb of ram and all ssd/m2 disks...
  36. I

    [SOLVED] What Is Bottlenecking?

    What is "bottlenecking" and how do you avoid it?
  37. R

    [SOLVED] Going to buy new Gpu Help me Please!

    I have intel core i3 4160 3.6Ghz processor, Now I am going to buy new Gpu Msi Geforce Gtx 1650 Ventus xs oc. Should I buy this Gpu for my 4th gen Processor? Is it much bottleneck? What should I do? ‍Should I upgrade my CPU or It will be a great combination? Please note - I will play game in...
  38. amalts01

    [SOLVED] Possible bottleneck or faulty gpu ?

    Hi, This is my system spec : i3-2120 3.30ghz 4gb Ram Gtx 1650 super Corsair CX550 Gigabyte H61M-DS2 Motherboard. Windows 10 Pro 64bit Hi, while I was running a benchmark on CSGO my monitor turned off and said no signal input. This repeated again and again came back on and then turned off...
  39. weebntwtfitaken

    [SOLVED] Will the Xeon E3-1220 Bottleneck RX 580 8GB a lot?

    Hope y'all are doing well. I got an offer where i can get a used RX 580 8GB in cheap price(110 USD). The only problem is my cpu. I have a 500 wt psu so that isn't an issue. I'll be upgrading my cpu to something like i5 3570 in a couple of months but...
  40. U

    Question Core i5 2400 underperforming?

    I found a Optiplex 990 MT Core i5 2400 3.10 GHz for cheap so I decided to upgrade it to gaming rig. I upgraded the graphics card to a RX 570, now I have noticed the huge CPU bottleneck as it would reach 100% and my GPU reaching 40%-50% while gaming. I'm wondering if my CPU is under performing...