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Core i5-10500 and Radeon R9 295X2 - General Tasks - 1280 × 800 (WXGA)

Bottleneck calculation for Intel Core i5-10500 and AMD Radeon R9 295X2 with screen resolution of 1280 × 800 pixels for General Tasks.


Intel Core i5-10500 is processor manufactured by Intel and launched in Q2 2020 . It's using FCLGA1200 socket. It has 6 cores and 12 threads with clock of 3.1 GHz that can turbo clock itself to 4.5 GHz . This processor is used in Desktop devices and can consume up to 65 watts of power .

AMD Radeon R9 295X2 is graphic card manufactured by AMD and launched in Q2 2014 . It's using PCIe 3.0 x16 bus type. It has core clock of 1018 MHz and 8192 MB (8GB) of memory . It supports DirectX 12 and OpenGL 4.4 . This graphic card is used in Desktop devices and can consume up to 500 watts of power .

Calculator result

Intel Core i5-10500 and AMD Radeon R9 295X2 will work great together on 1280 × 800 pixels screen resolution for General Tasks.

This configuration has 0.2% of processor bottleneck . Everything less than 5% should not be concerned major bottleneck.

Component utilizations

While running general tasks, processor Intel Core i5-10500 will be utilized 100.0% and graphic card AMD Radeon R9 295X2 will be utilized 99.8% .

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.


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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