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Upgrading My cpu but seem to have run into a issue.

shoopdafloop

2 months ago

So I am upgrading from a i5-6500 to a Ryzen 7 3700X This is my current build plan https://pcpartpicker.com/list/Mwx3tp I am keeping my old GPU which is a gtx 1070ti. I ran a bottleneck calculator on a website I found and it showed My GPU will bottleneck by 60 percent because it's too weak. Do you think this is true or should I stick with my current plan?

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  • 2 months ago
  • 2 points

first, don't trust any generic bottleneck calculator as the bottleneck/limiting factor for performance will vary greatly based on the workload. (i.e. which game)

second, what resolution and framerate are you hoping for? (or what is your current monitor?)

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

I play 1920 1080 144z I aim for at least 11 frames medium to high settings.

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

I aim for at least 11 frames medium to high settings.

I think even a 1030 can do that in just about every game that isn't a Metro: Exodus/AC: odyssey/RDR2!

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

lmao, I just saw I put 11 frames. I meant like 100 frames

  • 2 months ago
  • 2 points

Something is always limiting performance be it CPU, GPU, Monitor, or the Software itself.

If your happy with the performance your 1070ti is already giving you then it doesn't matter if something is being bottlenecked.

Bottlenecking sites like that are made so they force people to upgrade earning Intel, AMD, NVidia, and all their board partners money.

The only one that actually matters though is you and if your happy that isn't going to change.

  • 2 months ago
  • 2 points

It’s nonsense. Bottleneck calculators are based on a couple false premises and should be ignored. If you’re being limited by your current cpu, go ahead and upgrade. If your cpu isn’t the limiter today, leave it alone.

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah, my CPU is rly bad rn. Some posts on Reddit helped me understand what it meant and some posts here did too!

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