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Gaming PC build Radeon R9 290 PowerColor PCS+ Edition, Ryzen R5 1600X, 16GB performance review

This Radeon R9 290 PowerColor PCS+ Edition graphics card, along with a Ryzen R5 1600X can run 492 of the top 1000 PC games released. A gaming PC like this has a Radeon R9 290 PowerColor PCS+ Edition weak point. If this component was upgraded then the system could play up to 943 games from the 1000 most demanding games of today.

This PC’s performance can be benchmarked against todays most popular game, Red Dead Redemption 2. In summary, we put the 1440p screen resolution as the better choice for the Radeon R9 290 PowerColor PCS+ Edition here. But if you are looking for strong FPS at the top end of graphics quality then you would be aiming for 1080p Ultra or 1080p High. Here are some Low Vs Ultra frame rates that we think you should consider. 1080p High graphics setting gets 62 FPS and Ultra is 45 FPS. Then moving on to the 1440p FPS with Low setting: 90 FPS, 1440p Medium setting: 71 FPS, 1440p High setting: 48 FPS, 1440p Ultra setting: 34 FPS.

2nd most popular game: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare - In summary, we put the 1440p screen resolution as the better choice for the Radeon R9 290 PowerColor PCS+ Edition here. But if you are looking for strong FPS at the top end of graphics quality then you would be aiming for 1080p Ultra or 1080p High. Here are some Low Vs Ultra frame rates that we think you should consider. 1080p High graphics setting gets 62 FPS and Ultra is 45 FPS. Then moving on to the 1440p FPS with Low setting: 90 FPS, 1440p Medium setting: 71 FPS, 1440p High setting: 48 FPS, 1440p Ultra setting: 34 FPS.

3rd most popular game: Cyberpunk 2077 - In summary, a Radeon R9 290 PowerColor PCS+ Edition graphics card will struggle at desktop resolutions, but when thinking of Low vs Ultra graphics settings, it could pass at Medium settings on a small laptop screen.

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Radeon R9 290 PowerColor PCS+ Edition
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CPU: FX-8350
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