Bottleneck w/ new GPU

XFA24

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So I was planning to replace my GPU with an MSI GTX 660 Twin Frozr III OC Ed but well i think that it will bottleneck with my current specs..

Specifications:
CPU: Intel Core i3 550 @3.2 GHz
GPU: Power Color Radeon HD 5570 1GB DDR3 --> MSI GTX 660 Twin Frozr III OC Ed
RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 GB DDR3 1333
MOBO: Asus P7H55-M LX
OS: Windows 7 Home Basic 32-Bit
 

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So does this mean that my soon to be specs won't have any problems at all when playing games such as BattleField 3?
 

rene13cross

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No they shouldn't have really. Although BF3 does benefit from stronger CPUs, you will still get very decent performance since it is mostly GPU bound.
 

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I see, well thanks for the tip!