[SOLVED] i5 6600K with an RTX 2060/2060 Super/ 2070. Bottleneck?

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Current system specs:

Intel i5 6600K
ASUS B150 Pro Gaming/AURA (I know i can't OC, board was just a really good deal when I bought it)
GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
G.Skill Trident Z RGB 16GB
750W EVGA PSU

I've been thinking about upgrading my PC because I've been feeling little lag spikes in games and upon doing some research, most sources say the i5 6600k is still a very competitive CPU so I think I'd like to upgrade my GPU. I'm thinking about getting an RTX card and depending on the prices I would like to go for a 2060, its super variant, or a 2070. Upon googling if my system will bottle neck, people are saying with the 2060 its less than an 8% bottleneck, but for the 2070 one website says its <10% bottleneck but another says 58%. Just wondering if you guys could give me some guidance here. Thanks!
 

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Bottleneck calculators are garbage, they don't account for the game nor resolution so disregard those numbers. If your gaming at 1080P or higher (or using DSR) then the 2060S/2070 pairing would be fine but then next upgrade I'd do is for the CPU & motherboard, Intel 10th gen or Ryzen 3rd/4th gen.
 
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just a P.S.

I was thinking about upgrading mobo as well but I just thought that I'd rather save up and get a high end CPU=mobo all together instead of going for a Z170 right now and then having to upgrade for the newer intel/AMD chipsets whenever I upgrade CPUs
 

WildCard999

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Bottleneck calculators are garbage, they don't account for the game nor resolution so disregard those numbers. If your gaming at 1080P or higher (or using DSR) then the 2060S/2070 pairing would be fine but then next upgrade I'd do is for the CPU & motherboard, Intel 10th gen or Ryzen 3rd/4th gen.
 
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Bottleneck calculators are garbage, they don't account for the game nor resolution so disregard those numbers. If your gaming at 1080P or higher (or using DSR) then the 2060S/2070 pairing would be fine but then next upgrade I'd do is for the CPU & motherboard, Intel 10th gen or Ryzen 3rd/4th gen.
alright thank you! and yes those are the two CPU lineups I was looking to upgrade to
 
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