WIll the core i3 2100 bottleneck the r9 285

souvikdas7

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i have a core i3 2100 cpu and i recently bought the sapphire r9 285 dual x gpu. i need to know that will my cpu bottleneck the card and if i need to upgrade then what should i buy?? i play games at 1600*900 res.

specs:
cpu-Core i3 2100 3.10ghz
motherboard- GIGABYTE GA-H61M-s1
ram-corasair vengeance 1300 mhz 6gb(4+2)
hdd-WD green 3 tb 7200rpm
gpu-Sapphire r9 285 dual x 2gb
psu-corsair cx 600
case- cooler master k380
monitor-LG flatron e2041
 

RobCrezz

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btw. graphics settings make no difference to CPU performance, only GPU performance (except for physics settings).
 

souvikdas7

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what kind of nxt gen games are u considering???
 

blacksheep123

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sid myers civilization,gta v etc on ultra
 

souvikdas7

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if i upgrade to a 4970k then will i be able to play the nxt gen games???
 

blacksheep123

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if you upgrade to a 4970k then the bottleneck you mentioned will sure be gone and you will get what a 285 has to offer
 

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