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KingBrady 1 month ago

Here's my specs

CPU: i3-8350k
MOBO: MSI-Z370 A-PRO
RAM: DDR4 2400 MHz - 8 GB
STORAGE: WD Blue 1 TB - 7200 RPM
GPU: GIGABYTE GEFORCE 1060 WINDFORCE OC 3GB
PSU: EVGA 500 B

Edit: I plan to play Minecraft, CS:GO, League of Legends, and Ori and the Blind Forest

Thanks a lot!

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vagabond139 5 Builds 3 points 1 month ago

That all depends on the game and graphical settings. There is not a blanket answer to this. Bottlenecking all depends on the game and graphical settings and any CPU can bottleneck any GPU under the right circumstances. Bottlenecking is not a absolute thing or a yes or no thing like it is made out to be.

Also it is 100% meaningless to even think about provided you chose your parts right and get what you want. You should chose the CPU for the FPS you want and the GPU(s) for the graphical performance you want. If you are happy with what you get and meet your goals then why worry about something that is not impacting you?

Farther info: https://pcpartpicker.com/forums/topic/214851-on-cpugpu-bottlenecking-in-games

For those games you will be getting well above 144FPS so it doesn't even matter since you won't even be able to see where the bottleneck is happening.