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Best Gpu For Intel I7 8700K (Expert Advice)

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    Updated on January 2, 2023
    John Chad, Bachelor Computer Science Degree & Computer Engineering.
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    John Chad, Bachelor Degree in Computer Science & Computer Engineering.
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    John is a certified IT & Computer Engineer with a Bachelors Degree. He has worked for a International Insurance Company in the IT department before deciding to become a full time blogger to help his readers. Holds a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science from Stanford University.
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    1Is a i7 8700K OK for a RTX 3080?

    In short, no, you will not bottleneck your RTX 3080 by using an I7 8700 cpu in your machine, but you will play most games fine.

    2What GPU goes well with i7?

    If you have a good 1440p monitor, the RTX 3070 is the best GPU for the i7 12700K. It has a marginal advantage over the 6700 XT for traditional graphics, as well as beating AMD’s card a bit, if you include raytracing. If you don’t object to lowering some settings or adding DLSS will help.

    3Is i7 8700K enough for 3070?

    Will a 3070 run well with an i7 8700? Yes, the 3070 should pair well with the i7 8700. Is an Intel i7 8700k still a good CPU for gaming? Yes.

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    4Is i7 8700k still good for gaming?

    Is an Intel i7 8700k still a good CPU for gaming? Yes. It is an absolute best. It should be paired with a 2070 Super, 5700XT, 2080, or 2080 ti.

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    5Will an 8700k bottleneck a 3070?

    There is no such general bottleneck. Check your games. Turn off the cap or V-Sync, and AA. Then check if your gpu-usage is below 90 %.

    6Is i7 and 3060 bottleneck?

    Yes it will bottleneck it. It will be fine for you, but with a faster cpu, it will get better.

    7Can Intel i7 run RTX 3080?

    GeForce RTX 3080 FE: 4K Ultra Benchmarks 4K Ultra at 60 fps or more is now possible, and you can do it with a Core i7-4770K, Ryzen 5 3600, or go all the way and pair it with a Core i9-10900X or Ryzen 9 3900X.

    8Is Intel i7 high-end?

    Intel® CoreTM i7 Processors These processors provide high-end PCs with outstanding CPU performance for discrete-level graphics and AI acceleration.

    9How powerful is the i7 8700K?

    The Core i7-8700K’s top Turbo Boost speed (4.7GHz) is 200MHz faster than the Core i7-7700K’s 4.5GHz ceiling. However, the new chip’s base clock, which is 300MHz slower than the older CPU’s 4GHz base clock.

    We’ll have to wait for benchmarks to see how it compares to results, but we’ll say here that the lower base clock didn’t seem to have any negative results other than, perhaps, a little more variation, run-to-run, in our benchmark tests than previous chips.

    Other features with these latest chips include more total cache and a jump in officially supported RAM speeds (to 2,666MHz with the Core i5 and i7 chips). Intel has long been conservative with its rated RAM support, but note that this is not the first time.

    10Is the 8700K still a good CPU?

    The 8700K by itself is a very strong CPU, particularly at your resolution and refresh rate. Also what is the context of the 10-15 fps? The change from 30 to 45 fps is a 50% increase in results, but it is only around 6%.

    11Will a 3060 bottleneck a i7 8700k?

    The RTX 3060’s 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and will not cause bottlenecks.

    12Is i7 8700k good for 3060Ti?

    The i7 8700 is fine for gaming with a 3060Ti.

    13What CPU will not bottleneck a RTX 3070?

    The Ryzen 7 5800X isn’t quite as robust as the i7-12700K, but it will still be able to keep up with the RTX 3070. With DDR4 RAM and PCIe 4.0 support, eight cores, 16 threads, a 105W TDP, and it’s overclockable. Thanks to the AM4 socket, you can even use older AMD motherboards.