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Good Graphics card but weak cpu, does it matter?

  pushedbyboredom 08:09 21 Feb 2017

So I just got this MSI gaming laptop (mainly bought it for work but i wanted to include some decent gaming capabilities) and I'm looking at the system requirements for some recent games (Resident Evil 7, Witcher 3, and Fallout 4).

My graphics card is well beyond what they require, but not the cpu. The recommended specs are 3.4GHz for Res 7, 3.4GHz for witcher 3, and 3.6GHz for Fallout 4; mine is 2.6GHz.

So does it actually matter that my cpu speed does not hit the recommended specs, even though my graphics card is more than enough? Does it matter? Or am I just worrying too much?

System specs: intel core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 /3GB ram: DDR4 16GB Win 10

  Archonar 08:42 21 Feb 2017

Your processor is not weak at all, that is a very powerful cpu. It has a base clock of 2.6GHz, it can reach 3.5 when under "turbo" so it will run those games just fine, and almost anything else you throw at it. See this page: click here

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