It could really be any part of the system, including ram, storage, or cooling. A few ideas:
I assume you're running a good amount of RAM (16gb is enough tbh) and they are put in the proper slots (search "how to slot RAM" if you only have like 2 sticks)
Storage was a big upgrade for me when Warzone came out. upgrading from a SATA ssd to a m.2 drive made my game launch literally 8 times faster if I remember correctly.
I know the 13700k is super power-hungry, so with that you need a lot of cooling. I also know it has a fairly low base clock speed that boosts really high, which makes me think that thermal throttling would hit this card extra hard, but i dont know. (I'd think this is where liquid cooled would be best suited, due to the large thermal capacity of liquids to absorb bursts of rapid heating generated by the boost frequency)
I agree that it's likely not the motherboard, cpu, or gpu bottlenecking you directly. hard to say without knowing more about the RAM, storage, and cooling.
Bottlenecking usually occurs when the gpu or cpu reachs 100%, if your gpu is hitting 100% thats the "good" bottleneck, it means your pc is taking full advantage of the gpu. if your cpu is at 100% thats the "bad" bottleneck. it means your pc isnt fully utilizing your gpu, and sometimes when your cpu is at 100% you can experience some bad lag spikes, that happened to me when i was using a ryzen 5 3600 + 6800xt in mw2 at 1080p. Ill also mention the reason a gpu bottleneck is good is because it means the game is fully utilizing the gpu, which is normally the most expensive part of the pc, so ofc you would want to use that the most.
Hey y’all so @TyHan00 there’s a few things we need to know still to figure this out a screenshot of the in game OSD of something like afterburner would certainly help us be able to see your temps as well as where you r CPU and GPU are at regarding your motherboard if it was the issue for argument sake it’s more likely to be that you got a faulty board then you actually needing to upgrade because that’s certainly not a bad board.
Regarding what I said with the in game OSD you’ll need to install Afterburner even tho it’s made my MSI it works with all GPU manufacturers you will also need HW Info to get the most from some of the extra sensors here is a tutorial to get you setup: https://youtu.be/GvM1CT_owoA?si=zUIUnxuZM7c8SLmc
Once you got it running and can see the needed information in-game please send us screenshots of the sensor stats when your game is stuttering/laggy/jittery thanks!!
FrameRate in FPS (graph will help (how-to is shown in tutorial))
FRAME Time in MS
GPU Usage in %
VRAM Usage in % or MB used
GPU Clock speed in MHz
GPU TEMP in °F or °C (graph plz)
CPU Usage in %
RAM Usage in % or MB used
CPU TEMP in °F or °C (package temp or average between all the cores will do alternatively (if the options are not clear) you can send us a screenshot with all 24 threads showing their respective temperatures) (honestly if you find the package temps graph will be great to see fluctuation’s that way we know how your cooling in holding up)
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