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Core i7-3630QM and GeForce GTX 1050 Ti - General Tasks - 1920 × 1080 (FHD (1080p))

Bottleneck calculation for Intel Core i7-3630QM and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti with screen resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels for General Tasks.

Configuration

Intel Core i7-3630QM is processor manufactured by Intel and launched in Q1 2012 . It's using rPGA988B socket. It has 4 cores and 8 threads with clock of 2.4 GHz that can turbo clock itself to 3.4 GHz . This processor is used in Mobile devices and can consume up to 45 watts of power .

Intel Core i7-3630QM logo

Core i7-3630QM


Cores 4
Threads 8
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 45 W
User Score 9018

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti is graphic card manufactured by NVIDIA and launched in Q4 2016 . It's using PCIe 3.0 x16 bus type. It has core clock of 1290 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 75 watts of power .

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti logo

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

DirectX 12
OpenGL 4.5
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 75 W
User Score 26047

Calculator result

Intel Core i7-3630QM is too weak for NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti on 1920 × 1080 pixels screen resolution for General Tasks.

This configuration has 16.8% of processor bottleneck .

When playing games your graphic card won't perform on maximum possible performances (won't be utilized to the maximum), because you processor won't process and deliver data fast enough. This theoretically means that utilization of you processor will be on maximum and the potencial of graphic card will not be completely used.

Component utilizations

While running general tasks, processor Intel Core i7-3630QM will be utilized 100.0% and graphic card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti will be utilized 83.2% .

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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