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CPU Bottleneck

By codez13579
Oct 16, 2006
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  1. What is meant by cpu bottleneck? Is my cpu bottleneck? Is bottleneck good or bad? How to un-bottleneck my cpu? Thanks for the info.

    Spec:
    pentium 4 C northwood 478 socket
    p4c800-E deluxe
    nvidia geforce fx5200
    2x512 kingmax
    antec tru 380watt

    I dont really play any maj games just watch movies, play music.
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 9,431

    A CPU bottleneck occurs when the processor in your computer becomes the main component that is hindering performance.

    Whether your CPU is a bottleneck, depends on what exactly you do with your computer and where you experience slowdowns.
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