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Need help choosing a gpu

So my mother board is a GA-B85M-D2V and im wondering what is the best graphics card i could get without bottlenecking the gpu. Im looking at a MSI GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB GAMING X Video Card but not sure if my motherboard support it

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There's rarely a bottleneck issue today.

From a past post:
"Our tests demonstrate fairly little difference between a $225 LGA 1155 Core i5-2500K and a $1000 LGA 2011 Core i7-3960X, even when three-way graphics card configurations are involved. It turns out that memory bandwidth and PCIe throughput don't hold back the performance of existing Sandy Bridge-based machines. ",3106-4.html

You shared the board and we also know there's little difference on PCIe 2 and up but the CPU can matter (NOT A GPU BOTTLENECK ISSUE!!) on some games.

So if your PC has the slot, space and power supply to support this, I would go for it.

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(NT) How would the intel core 15-4460 go with it
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Cpu....the 4460 is fine.

Gpu...the 1060 is fine.

Tell what cpu you have now.
Tell what psu you have now.....make and the label on the psu.
Get the dimensions on the 1060 and then open the case and do a little measuring around the pcie slot.

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So the 4460 is my cpu right now, I have just discovered today my psu burnt through one of my graphics card cords.... and i though my gpu was broken. so i guess ill buy a new 650 w psu

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