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Will a ryzen 1500x bottleneck my gtx1060 6gb?

Hi, i have a question. Im planning on building a new gaming pc and need some help.
So my parents are divorced and i have a gaming pc at my dad's house. I want to build a pc for at my mom's house, but im on a budget. Thats why i'm going to take my gpu (Gtx 1060 6gb) with me every time i go to the other house. My question is will a ryzen 5 1500x bottleneck the gtx 1060? I play at 1920 x 1080 60hz.

Thanks.
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  1. No it wont you wont feel any bottlenecks
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    "Bottleneck" is a blanket term. Depends highly on the game, settings, and resolution. 1500X is a good match for the GTX 1060, wouldn't have any reservations about buying it unless you're almost exclusively a CSGO player. Where I live the 1600 is only $20 more, if you're in the same situation the extra cores are worth $20 IMO.
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  3. chemmajorp53 said:
    "Bottleneck" is a blanket term. Depends highly on the game, settings, and resolution. 1500X is a good match for the GTX 1060, wouldn't have any reservations about buying it unless you're almost exclusively a CSGO player. Where I live the 1600 is only $20 more, if you're in the same situation the extra cores are worth $20 IMO.


    Thanks for your replys. I almost only play casual games and nothing really competitive or anything. so no i dont play csgo exclusively. But the 1600 only boosts to 3.6 i believe and you cant overclock it (I planned to overclock the 1500x to about 3.9).

    would you prefer core count over clock speed in this situation? (also no to very light video editing etc)
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  4. You can overclock the 1600, and you can get 3.8 to 3.9 pretty easily on the stock cooler. AMD doesn't make locked consumer processors, you can overclock any Ryzen or Threadripper processor. For gaming clock speed and IPC are the most important if you have at least 4 cores, but I feel like 2 cores are worth $20 for the sake of longevity.
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  5. chemmajorp53 said:
    You can overclock the 1600, and you can get 3.8 to 3.9 pretty easily on the stock cooler. AMD doesn't make locked consumer processors, you can overclock any Ryzen or Threadripper processor. For gaming clock speed and IPC are the most important if you have at least 4 cores, but I feel like 2 cores are worth $20 for the sake of longevity.


    Oh my bad i tought the X in 1600x 1700x etc. worked the same as intel's K CPUs
    I think i'll go with the 1600 then. Thank you very much.
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  6. joepkeulen13 said:

    Oh my bad i tought the X in 1600x 1700x etc. worked the same as intel's K CPUs
    I think i'll go with the 1600 then. Thank you very much.


    The X only signifies that the CPU will use the new XFR technology that AMD implemented (Very similar to Intel's Turbo Boost) where if your CPU has thermal headroom it will auto overclock 2 cores. This feature is nice for casual users but for anyone planning to overclock it is completely useless as you will gain more by setting all cores to a higher frequency. All Ryzen CPUs are unlocked and overclockable.
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