Forum discussion tagged with bottleneck.
  1. R

    Question Is my ram bottlenecking my cpu?

    Hello i have a build that contains a 13600k, rtx 3070 and 32gb 2133mhz ram that has xmp enabled to 3000mhz in bios. Ive been getting low frame rate especially when streaming/ recording in games such as valorsnt, where my fps dropped below 200. Tho ive seen many other people with same specs of...
  2. D

    Question cheap upgrade of GPU worth it?

    I'm looking for a cheap upgrade for my PC. Can I simply replace my Nvidia 2070 graphics card with this newer model, the PNY GeForce RTX 4070 VERTO Dual Fan Edition 12GB Graphics Card? I chose this one specifically because of a sale going on for 559 euro. Or would this create too much of a...
  3. leeroy_jenkins

    Question Can CPU bottleneck cause stutters in game?

    Hello. This is my first time posting, I found so many useful info from this forum so decided to ask. I recently upgraded my GPU and PSU. Old spec: CPU: Intel G4560 GPU: GTX 1050 RAM: 12GB PSU: Corsair VS 450w New spec: CPU: Intel G4560 [I know it bottlenecks my GPU, but please bare with me...
  4. Z

    Question Interested in buying a 4070 super, wanted to know if it would bottleneck with my current CPU

    I've recently became interested in buying a 4070 super and I currently own a Ryzen 5 5600x Would there be any significant bottlenecks with a Ryzen 5 5600x and should I consider getting a better CPU or not really? I've also read that the 4070 super requires a PCIe express 4.0 while my current...
  5. Ramiro.Giorgi

    Question will a rtx 3080 FE 10gb bottleneck a R5 5600 in 1080p 2024?

    Hey guys! so i wanted to upgrade my system and in my country (argentina) the rtx 3080 FE 10gb used is in a really good deal in pages like facebook marketplace. So i reserched quiet a bit and the 3080 10gb seems to be a really good option in 2024 for 1440p ultra settings and some ray tracing, so...
  6. R

    Question i9 10th Gen OverHeating Issues and BottleNeck Potential? Should I keep my CPU?

    Hello! Sorry if this will come out as obvious, but I had some issues with my i9. In 2020 I bought an i9 10900k, i have an ASUS PRIME P Z590 mb, but foolishly enough I had paired it to an air cooler Arctic Freezer Esports Duo 34 (which I am not lying - was less than 50 euro). For the first 2...
  7. himakuro

    Question GTX 750 TI bad performance, low fps, low usage, and fps drops/ low stability

    Hi! today i update my gpu from gt 710 1 GB ddr3 for GTX 750 ti 2 gb ddr5, i think I would be about to get an incredible change in terms of performance, but what I saw today left me totally disappointed, I notice a totally poor performance, fps drops that although well They happened before, they...
  8. Grasshopp3r

    Question Bottleneck or what wrong with this build?

    Need more thoughts on this case please! SPEC Operating System: Windows 11 Pro 64-bit (10.0, Build 22000) (22000.co_release.210604-1628) CPU: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5650 @ 2.67GHz (12 CPUs), ~4.1GHz MEM: 24576MB RAM DDR3 ECC GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 GIGABYTE AORUS PSU: EVGA 600 W1, 80+...
  9. K

    Question Why is my amd gpu not being fully utilized while getting low fps?

    Ok..... So I've facing some weird issue with my RX 6600 gpu that i recently purchased. While gaming, I'm getting ~60 ish fps no matter what settings i use.... Tried both high and lowest settings. NO VSYNC or FPS LIMITER is active. The annoying part is , the GPU is not being fully utilized...
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    Question CPU/GPU bottlenecking with a Ryzen 7 5800X and a GTX 970

    Hello everyone. I have a PC right now that has an I5 6600K and a GTX 970. I want to upgrade the CPU to a Ryzen 7 5800X, I always play on low settings and optimized it using NVIDIA inspector, current CPU peaks at 98-100% utilization and GPU at around 20-30%. Will this be a bad upgrade or nah, as...
  11. Boss_baby2023

    Question Can my new SSD be causing a CPU or RAM bottleneck?

    I upgraded my SSD and now I'm having crashes, stuttering, and my system is laggy while running games. I suspect my GPU is being bottlenecked, but not sure which component is doing it. System Specs: CPU: Intel i5-8400 2.80 GHz Motherboard: ASUS TUF B360M-PLUS GAMING S RAM: 2x8 DDR3 1600 (runs...
  12. M

    Question New RTX 4070 bottlenecked at 1080p?

    So, I recently upgraded from a 3070 to a 4070 hoping to push more frames at 1080p, as I just got a 1080p 360hz monitor not long ago as well. But I think I've bottlenecked myself as I get about the same frames yet only hitting around 50% GPU utilization. My CPU sits around 60-80 while gaming as...
  13. Paradox_Made

    Question Is all these components compatible?

    AMD Ryzen 5 7600X 4.7 GHz 6-Core Processor Deepcool AK620 ZERO DARK 68.99 CFM CPU Cooler Asus ROG STRIX B650-A GAMING WIFI ATX AM5 Motherboard Corsair Vengeance 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR5-5600 CL36 Memory Samsung 980 Pro 1 TB M.2-2280 PCIe 4.0 X4 NVME Solid State Drive MSI VENTUS 2X...
  14. M

    Question Advice on RTX 4060 Ti 16Gb vs. RTX 4070 for a new build ?

    Hello, I want to upgrade my currently outdated 1060 6gb GPU, to something more modern. But i have a problem, because I can't decide, which GPU to buy. I only use my PC for gaming and sometimes some coding. I play on 1920x1080. My pc currently has...
  15. V

    Question Help cs2 i7-7700k + gtx1060 6gb

    Counter strike 2 with I7-7700k + gtx 1060 6gb What is bottlenecking? I want to play cs2 at max performance without any disadvantage and I keep experiencing fps drops don’t care about pretty settings just want highest + stable fps Should I go the rtx 3060 or is the cpu too outdated
  16. daniel80x

    Question Do I have a bottleneck?

    I recently bought a graphics card which is the RX 6700XT and I have a Crosair 550cv power supply and I5 10400F cpu, can I have a bottleneck?
  17. P

    Question I Bought New Parts and I'm Still Bottlenecking

    here are my specs: gpu: 3070 cpu: i5 13400 mobo: Gigabyte H610M H V2 DDR4 LGA1700 ram: 16gb kingston fury if u need more specs tell me
  18. Vikko151

    Question Help on buidling a computer with a RTX 2060!

    Hello there, Today, I want to ask you some help, because previously, I made 2 topic about my build: In those topic, many people who answered said that my build was horrible, and I clearly see it. I can barely hold 60 fps at low settings due to the CPU, an Intel® Core™ 4790, paired with my RTX...
  19. Photonive

    Question Should I buy GTX 1050 TI Low Profile for my Optiplex 7050 SFF?

    I have an Optiplex 7050 SFF that has been repurposed from office use to personal use. I have upgrade my PC before, by adding more RAM from 8 GB (originally) to 16 GB RAM, and that's it. Now I want a better performance so I have much smoother gameplay and I can record gameplay footage or stream...
  20. P

    Question CPU bottleneck

    I got a new gpu (3070 ti) but I've been seeing same performance or arguably worse than my 1050 ti that I had. I think its due to to cpu bottleneck, i checked my ram speed and its 1063 mHZ, Will getting a new ram fix my issue. btw i have i5 9th gen
  21. Vikko151

    Question Overclocking G-SKILL F3-14900CL9-4GBXL: It is possible on a H97-PLUS or should I go on a Z97-PRO GAMER?

    Hello there, Yes, I got a old build (I will go on a new platform if I can), but I want to get out the max power of my computer. In this post:, the problem specified by many...
  22. F

    Question I'm looking for a budget CPU to pair with an RX 6600 ?

    I just recently bought an RX 6600 and I can clearly see that there is a HUGE bottleneck between the gpu and my current i3-6098p cpu. I knew there would have been a big bottleneck but not to the point where I can't even get 144 fps on league of legends with max settings, or in Dishonored 2 I...
  23. S

    Question Can I balance my system with the overclock ?

    Hello people, how are you all doing ? :) long time no see :^) Well obeusly i have a question to ask and by the name of the topic you could see where im going with this topic. In the past I have already posted on which gpu is best for me to take with the intel processor i have and its been...
  24. P

    Question How do I Allocate more RAM to Games?

    Hi, so recently I purchased the new Forza Motorsport game on Steam, and after doing performance tests, I realized that absolutely nothing is limiting my FPS, yet the FPS dances around 90. CPU is always below 10%, GPU is also below 10% (and VRam is at 4GB), RAM is holding solid at 14GB without...
  25. X

    [SOLVED] What is the best bang-for-buck GPU to pair with an i7-8700 ?

    I have been scouring youtube videos for the last few days trying to figure this out. Some places say the CPU will bottleneck mid-range cards like the 6700 XT, and others say they don't have any bottleneck issues. I've been looking at either the 4060, the 6700 xt, the 3060, the rx 6700 non-xt and...
  26. S

    Question Is 20% bottleneck alot? 5600X with RTX2080 Super

    Hi, I'am currently in the process of upgrading my PC that i built in 2019. I was planning on getting a Ryzen 5 5600X and a RTX 2080 super. I checked the compatibility on, just to see would everything work ok together. The results where, ''This configuration...
  27. B

    Question New gpu will cause cpu bottleneck - how big of a problem is it really?

    I just ordered a RX 6800xt for my system and it looks like I'm going to have a 22% cpu bottle neck with my Ryzen 7 5800X 3.80mhz. I know those calculators aren't exactly gospel but what sort of an issue am I really looking at? I do have a liquid cooler, 64gb of ram, Asus TG B550M mobo, running...
  28. W

    Question Is the 5600x a good pairing with the new 7800xt?

    I am on the verge of ordering a new gaming pc and this time i am looking into the AMD platform. I was going to get the 6800 non xt, but then i started looking into the reviews of the new 7800xt card. My pc is for gaming and perhaps some steaming. I was going for the 5600 or 5600x cpu offering...
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    Question how bad will my motherboard hold back my cpu's performance?

    I just bought myself an Intel Core i5-12600K, only right after buying both the CPU and motherboard, I found a review saying that the motherboard shouldn't be used for gaming. I didn't think the motherboard would affect performance as long as it's compatible, but now I'm worried that my...
  30. S

    Question CPU upgrade recommendation

    As of now, my PC consists of the following components: CPU: Intel Core i5-4570s GPU: RX 580 8GB RAM: 2x8GB DDR3 SSD: 500GB HDD: 1TB PSU: 620W MOBO: Gigabyte H86M-S While my PC has served me well over the years and still it's not that bad, I have started to notice some performance limitations...
  31. kartulinaine

    Question RTX 4070 and AMD 7 5800X

    Hello! I'd like to buy a new graphics card, and I was thinking of getting the RTX 4070. I wanted to ask if my processor might be too weak to handle the RTX 4070's performance. My processor is the AMD 7 5800X. I've been researching on various websites and found some mentioning that my processor...
  32. A

    Question Pubg unstable fps

    Hi, It seems like I have got bottleneck problem as FPS are rather low for the setup, in PUBG they are superb unstable 100-200 running almost everything low, lol. Could someone give me an idea whats holding me back, please? Mb: tuf b460 plus Gpu: tuf 3080 10gb Cpu: i7-10700 Ram: ballistix 32gb...
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    Question Ryzen 5 4500 & RTX 2060 Bottleneck

    As far as i know there shouldn't be any bottleneck with this combo but I experienced SOME while playing BF V and Cyberpunk in 1920x1080! My CPU usage is around 80-92% (so it is not reaches 100% but it is close to it) while my 2060 is around 40-50% sometimes goes up to 65-70% in Cyberpunk with...
  34. Iver Hicarte

    Discussion Performance Between Repaired CPU Pins vs. Untouched CPU Pins?

    [Moderator edit to break up one continuous paragraph of text.] I've read somewhere on the internet that even if someone manages to repair a CPU's pin, that it will never ever match the feel and performance of a CPU's pin that has never been touched or damaged. And I believe this could be true...
  35. Eddie Mitza

    Question Is an i5-13600KF CPU enough for a Gigabyte GeForce RTX 4070 GAMING OC, 12GB GDDR6X, 192 bit GPU?

    Hello, Like the title says, I'm planning on upgrading my PC and I don't know if the i5-13600KF CPU I'm planning on getting would cause a bottleneck for the Gigabyte GeForce RTX 4070 GAMING OC, 12GB GDDR6X, 192 bit GPU that I'm also about to buy. Any thoughts? Thanks. P.S: I'm gonna use the PC...
  36. Rebel424

    Question Gpu utilization low when should be high

    Specs: Ryzen 5 5600g 16gb 3600mhz cl18 Asus rtx 3060 oc Samsung 980 500gb Problem: In valorant, I get around 40-50% cpu usage and the gpu usage is much lower when it should be higher. Here is a video in comparison: View...
  37. xImgn7

    Question my pc is stuttering but I have a good PC?

    Hello, so basically I upgraded my pc a while ago and since then my frames have been dropping (or staying the same) when they should be higher. My specs: -Motherboard: Asrock steel legend b450 -Ram: Crucial Ballistix 2x8GB ddr4 3000 mhz -Gpu: Rtx 3060 12GB -Cpu: Ryzen 5 1600AF -Power supply...
  38. E

    Question Will an I5 9600k bottleneck a 2080ti?

    They seem to be so close to one another. Is there going to be a cpu bottle neck here? Main issue is that my mobo is limited to 9th gen max and so new cpu means new mobo as well :(( Other notable specs: 2tb nvme ssd 16gb ddr4 2666mhz (can’t remember mobo but it doesn’t allow for OC) Oh and...
  39. O

    Question i7 4790K and GTX 1060 bottleneck

    Today I upgraded my cpu from an i5 4590 to an i7 4790K. It all seemed to have been working fine until I loaded up The Last Of Us. I waited for shaders to build again and continued the game. Then I saw that there was no difference whatsoever between the old cpu and the new one. Gpu utilization...
  40. Bablosarbast

    Question Bottleneck?

    hello!! Wanted to ask if the Ryzen 9 3900x is too weak for the Radeon 6950xt? According to bottleneck calculator is isn’t but some others have said it is.