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Core i7-8700 and GeForce GTX 980 - Graphic Card Intense Tasks - 1280 × 800 (WXGA)

Bottleneck calculation for Intel Core i7-8700 and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 with screen resolution of 1280 × 800 pixels for Graphic Card Intense Tasks.

Configuration

Intel Core i7-8700 is processor manufactured by Intel and launched in Q4 2017 . It's using FCLGA1151-2 socket. It has 6 cores and 12 threads with clock of 3.2 GHz that can turbo clock itself to 4.6 GHz . This processor is used in Desktop devices and can consume up to 65 watts of power .

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 is graphic card manufactured by NVIDIA and launched in Q3 2014 . It's using PCIe 3.0 x16 bus type. It has core clock of 1126 MHz and 4096 MB (4GB) of memory . It supports DirectX 12 and OpenGL 4.5 . This graphic card is used in Desktop devices and can consume up to 165 watts of power .


Calculator result

Intel Core i7-8700 and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 will work great together on 1280 × 800 pixels screen resolution for Graphic Card Intense Tasks.

This configuration has 0.1% of processor bottleneck . Everything less than 5% should not be concerned major bottleneck.

Component utilizations

While running graphic card intense tasks, processor Intel Core i7-8700 will be utilized 100.0% and graphic card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 will be utilized 99.9% .

Processor bottleneck is worse, than graphic card bottleneck, because utilization of your processor will be on maximum and it will throttle other programs that are ran in background. Also you won't experience maximal performances that your graphic card offers.

Solutions

You can resolve this by upgrading your processor or by downgrading your graphic card. Downgrading your graphic card doesn't make much sense and in that case is better to leave current graphic card in you computer.

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