I5 6400 limiting 1070 potential?

Pat13

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I have a evga 1070 and a 1440 monitor. I tend to run games at the highest settings managable to get 144+ frames with while minimizing input lag.

Would there be any noticeable differences upgrading cpu to a better i5 or i7 in terms of input lag, running higher settings, or fps?

An explanation of any noticeable improvements would be greatly appreciated.
 

WildCard999

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Possibly but that depends on the game/program, for the most part you shouldn't have any issues but here's a good guide to determine if the CPU is holding back the GPU.

https://davescomputertips.com/how-to-determine-gpu-vs-cpu-bottlenecks-and-possible-solutions/
 

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