Forum discussion tagged with bottleneck.
  1. PrabhakaranKaruppaih

    Question An Old Machine needs a new Upgrade...

    Hi All, We are working are on a 12 year old DELL Laptop to run our newly built POS Billing system (Point-of-Sales) built through Ms Access Database. The Software Requirements are not so stringent but at least office 2016 should be installed. If Office 2021 could sit it's well and Good. I know...
  2. A

    Question Looking to upgrade on a budget. CPU or save for a GPU?

    Hey all, I'm currently running a GTX 1050 (not Ti) and an Intel G4560. I've found a few refurbished processor upgrades for a decent price (i5 5600K, among others). Would this be worthwhile, or should I worry about my GPU first? Thanks!
  3. gigabelcior

    Question which graphics card can I buy for i5 9600K without bootleneck of CPU???

    Will a core i5 9600k bottleneck with a rtx 3060 Ti??
  4. A

    Question Do I have GPU Bottleneck?

    Hi. I have i3-10105F and RTX 3060. When I use my computer, especially for gaming. The utilization of CPU and GPU never goes to 100%. In some games, my GPU utilization gets 98% and my CPU utilization gets < 60%. Does it mean my CPU is not strong enough for my GPU? I am not sure that I have GPU...
  5. Abexz

    Question Cpu usage 90-100% while Gpu at 15-17%

    Hello i have an issue. My cpu usage is higher than my GPU when i game. (RTX 3060 ti, i5 11400f) My cpu is usually around 90-100% and gpu at around 15%. both are usually at mid 60 to 70 C temperature. Games played like cyberpunk, bf5, ac valhalla. Everything on max settings 1080p. Ive tried...
  6. M

    Question Best possible GPU for an old system ( bottleneck question)

    Hello! So i am upgrading my old ivy bridge pc and i am going to get i7 3770 for a good price. So i was wondering which is the best GPU possible that i can get which will not be bottlenecked by the i7? My specs are: Z77 Pro 3 16gb Corsair Vengance
  7. seperoph

    Question Looking to upgrade but unsure of bottleneck ?

    Looking to upgrade my rig since vr has started to get near the point of being unplayable, But I am unsure what is my bottleneck nor do i know how to really check what my bottleneck is for vr. CPU- AMD Ryzen 5 1600 GPU- EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6 GB SSC MBO- ASRock AB350 Pro4 ATX AM4 RAM-...
  8. J

    Question Fps is low but all resources running at around 40-60%.

    This seems to be a common problem but I've tried every fix and spent hours monitoring my hardware utilization and fps but have seen absolutely no results. I like to play Destiny 2 and my frames are inconsistent between 60 and 80 fps on a 144 Hz monitor. Sometimes I can even have frame skips, but...
  9. B

    Question will being bottlenecked affect fps?

    So I currently am running a ryzen 5 2600, 6c/12t, with an rtx 3060, and am looking to upgrade my cpu to either a ryzen 7 5800x or a ryzen 9 5900x, and am aware of the enourmos gpu bottleneck running a ryzen 9 with a 3060, so am wondering, will that bottleneck get me worse frames than my current...
  10. F

    Question Plugging a PCIe 4x sound card into a PCIe 1x slot.

    If I plug a PCIe 4x sound card (soundblaster AE-5 Plus) into a PCIe 4.0 1x slot, will the sound card's performance be severely downgraded?
  11. S

    Question PC Weak link

    Hello everyone, I have a lot of information and even if it might be boring to read it might help to understand my problem. I have played World of Warcraft for a long time. And my pc could never handle it. I always had to lower the settings in order to receive an optimal performance. The final...
  12. H

    Question Am I bottlenecking or is something going wrong?

    Specs: GTX 3060ti I7 8700k 4.7 16GB DDR4 RAM 3000mhz Windows 11 Game in referring too: Dying light 2 so currently playing DL2, using MSI afterburners overlay. When playing at 1080p high settings with DX11, my usage is between 60-80% and my CPU 40-70%. At 1440p my usage is between 80-90 and CPU...
  13. T

    Question 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...
  14. M

    [SOLVED] Low GPU usade in graphically demanding game

    Hi, I have a weird problem with my GPU. I've been playing Horizon zero dawn (PC) recently and I noticed that my GPU usage was incredibly low (Around 5% all the time) and CPU usage was around 60-70%. I know this build is a little bottlenecked, but I still think it's weird that my GPU usage is...
  15. T

    [SOLVED] Do I need to upgrade my CPU & PSU for a 3060 I bought? i5 7600k + 400W Bronze

    I5 7600k and 400W 80+ Bronze EVGA power supply. I would have to get a new motherboard as well if an upgrade is necessary as my motherboard only supports 7th gen intel. If it helps I play easier-to-run games such as csgo, Minecraft, etc. in high settings at 1080p.
  16. GraphicCardStuttering

    Question GraphicsCardStruttering

    I previously had a rx 560 4 gb, I upgraded it to gtx 1650. But there is a lot of stuttering in the new gpu. Here are my specs: Intel core i7 3770 16 gb ram 500 gb ssd. Please let me know the fix to it. I also have same gpu in another pc of specs: ryzen 5 3600 16gb ram 500 gb ssd In the second...
  17. O

    [SOLVED] Will PCIe 3.0 CPU bottleneck PCIe 4.0 SSD?

    I'm looking to buy a Samsung 980 PRO SSD which is PCIe 4. I'd pair it with a Ryzen 5600G CPU because I want integrated graphics (not a gaming build). They'd go on an AM4 MOBO, but the thing is that the CPU is only PCIe 3. My question is: will the PCIe 3 CPU "force" the PCIe 4 SSD to also...
  18. therats21098

    Question Upgrading CPU, will everything fit?

    Here is my current PC: CPU: Intel Core i5-4670 3.4 GHz Quad-Core Processor ($375.27 @ Amazon) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H97-D3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR3-1600 CL10 Memory ($62.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Seagate Desktop HDD 4 TB 3.5" 5900RPM...
  19. Gruesomepc

    [SOLVED] Super confused Bottleneck

    I recently purchased a 6900xt to pair with a 9700k until the new ryzen cpu's come out. I'm using the AMD overlay for benchmarking when in games I turn up settings to 1440p and ultra settings, the games stay at a high framerate, but my GPU utilization says it's at 45-80%, which is insanely low, I...
  20. S

    [SOLVED] Should I upgrade my graphics card now or will my CPU bottleneck?

    I currently have an i5-6600k and a GTX 1060 6gb. Motherboard is an ASUS Z170-AR. I'm planning on eventually doing a full new build but it's going to take me a while to save up. I'm considering upgrading my graphics card first to a 3060 or something of a similar price range. I can afford to buy...
  21. S

    [SOLVED] Bottleneck and Blue Screen Of Death

    Well, my combo is an FX - 8320e with RX 580 which causes bottleneck. No BSOD in 3,5 years. I'm planning getting an Ryzen 5950x and keeping my RX 580 until gpu prices get back to normal and a friend of mine told that I will get BSOD. My question is: Does the '' size '' of the bottleneck cause...
  22. Vax

    [SOLVED] Is my Motherboard ready for RTX 3080?

    I'm planning on upgrading my GPU on Cyber Monday, but I wanna make sure I don't screw myself over with this buy. So I do what I've done for years now, and come to you guys for help! My current motherboard is Is it...
  23. 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 !
  24. acko8x

    [SOLVED] i7 3770 and RTX 3060Ti 8GB

    Hello guys/girls, I have a problem with my PC and I can't figure out what's going on. I recently switched from 4x2GB RAM and i5 2500 to an Intel i7 3770 and 2x16GB 1600MhZ and also 4-5 days ago I got an RTX 3060Ti. I am currently playing CSGO and I have a lot of lag spikes and fps drops (which...
  25. ohitstom

    [SOLVED] Computer struggling to run games its on spec to handle. Unstable FPS.

    So i would like to think that i have a relatively okay mid range pc, but i would just like to say that upgrading parts is out of the question as im broke, but if you are certain without a doubt thats the problem then dont be shy to say. Specs; CPU: Ryzen 5 3400g (Air cooled) GPU: GTX...
  26. P

    [SOLVED] GPU Running at 100%

    While playing games like Arma 3 and CK3 I like to watch some youtube at the side. Whenever I do this my video fps drops. I checked my GPU usage and I saw that it was at 100% when I had the game open. I tried changing my power management mode and it helped a little bit but the same issue still...
  27. Rein Quest

    Question Video Encoding + Streaming Upgrade

    I’m trying to figure out if I’m approaching this correctly because I believe this will create a bottleneck in my system. Presently I have a Ryzen 5 1600 paired with a 1060 3GB. I’m looking at a Ryzen 7 5700G because I found a certain price point for one. Though I was going to get a Ryzen 9...
  28. S

    [SOLVED] Help! Need recommendation to buy a Good GPU

    I am willing to buy 3060/3060ti/3070/3070ti any one of these in December this year. My PC specs are listed below. My Budget: 1000$ If I buy any one of the GPU mentioned, will it bottleneck my pc or will it be alright with these? If not, can you please recommended a gpu that goes with my specs...
  29. justoskate

    [SOLVED] I dont think I am supposed to have those stupid low fps...

    Hi everyone, I tought I had a minimum of knowledge in pc, now is the time to surrender and admit that I am just mediocre. For the context: I had an average built (sabertooth z77 + i7-3770 + GTX1080...) since a looooong time, until few days ago when I ask this guy to be built: -Asus TUF Gaming...
  30. LordMikeus

    [SOLVED] Possible GPU Bottlenecking problem? GPU-Z showing Idle under load ?

    Hi all! I've noticed for a while now that despite my GPU hitting 100% usage when doing something intense, say Skyrim VR (modded) and Streaming at the same time, my GPU still shows as Idle inside of GPU-Z. CPU seems to comfortably sit at max like 50% and I've not noticed any noticable problems...
  31. 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...
  32. J

    Question i7-6800k, one thread does all the work in games

    Hello. I have a question regarding the workload of my CPU when playing games. I have a i7-6800k and whenever i play games (more or less every game i've tried), one of the threads almost always instantly gets 100% workload, which seems to bottleneck my gpu (most of the time my GPU works at...
  33. M

    [SOLVED] Can a CPU bottleneck actually worsen a better GPU performance?

    Hello, I've been searching a bit about the RTX 3060 and 3060 Ti and looking to possibly pair them with an 3700x. From what I can see, the 3060 can be paired with this CPU with almost no games having any problems with bottleneck. With the 3060 Ti, it appears to happen a bit more often. Maybe a...
  34. limonada2606

    Question Why is my new gaming laptop stuttering?

    I just bought a bit older model Lenovo Legion Y540 (GTX 1660Ti - i5 9300H, 512GB SSD, 60Hz display) as my first budget gaming laptop and boy I'm having trouble with game stutters. This is happening in Valheim and Minecraft usually when running or looking around fast. Disabling Vsync helped a bit...
  35. 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
  36. Kellar34

    [SOLVED] Big cpu usage problem (i5 9600k with rtx 3060)

    Hello, so for an exemple, with the i5 9600k and rtx 3060, on Battlefield V in ultra setting at 1080p i got pretty good fps But my cpu got 100% usage and my gpu only 15% I don't think the 3060 bottleneck my i5 9600k (or the opposite) but i try so many things and i can't resolve the problem...
  37. S

    [SOLVED] Lagging at high fps

    So today while I was playing warzone I was getting terrible lag. Getting 90-120 FPS but having the game feel like it's was at 20 FPS. My mouse was lagging too! Even in the options tab. At first I thought it was my monitor's issue since I have a 60hz monitor but why would that cause my cursor to...
  38. J

    [SOLVED] Bottleneck questions need help

    Hi i need help i am wondering if i should buy a new fan cooler or if there is some other solution to my problem. I recently bought a 3070 ti and on 1080p on destiny 2 and other games i only get about 100 frames because my ryzen 7 2700x is only running at 30-40% on task manager and on ryzen...
  39. D

    [SOLVED] bottleneck?

    Is my computer bottleneck because I'm getting lower frames in games when I switch my gpu from a 980ti to a 3080ti? I usually play on a monitor that has 1920x1080p 240 refresh rate. If it is a bottleneck what can I do to upgrade and what part? cpu: Ryzen 7 3800x mobo: MSI MPG X570 Gaming Edge...
  40. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] RX 480 Paired with Ryzen 5000 Series CPU's?

    Greetings! Is there a serious bottleneck when you pair an RX 480 with a 5000 series Ryzen? I know for sure there will be a bottleneck, but how big will it be? And how much performance am I gonna be losing? I am going to be buying the 5900x, I really can't afford to buy a GPU right now given the...