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Gaming PC build Radeon R9 290 Asus DirectCU II OC Edition, Core i7-2600 4-Core 3.40GHz, 12GB performance review

This PC with its Radeon R9 290 Asus DirectCU II OC Edition, Core i7-2600 4-Core 3.40GHz and 12 GD RAM is capable of meeting 384 recommended requirements of the 1000 most demanding games on PC. The bottleneck in this PC is arguably the Core i7-2600 4-Core 3.40GHz, whereas the 12 GB RAM is capable of playing [its number of 1000 playable games] games from the 1000 most demanding.

Lets compare todays most popular game, Halo: Reach with this PC. To summarise, Radeon R9 290 Asus DirectCU II OC Edition graphics cards can smoothly run this game, but what Halo: Reach screen resolution would you like to run with? While you can get 64 FPS with 4K Ultra you can increase your frame rate to 107 FPS in Ultra 1440p and up to 141 FPS with 1080p. Pricing this on a frame per frame around the graphics cards original price it will cost $0 per 1080p Ultra frame. This increases to $0 per frame at 1440p Ultra and even more with 4K Ultra at $0 per frame.

2nd most popular game: Red Dead Redemption 2 - Low vs Ultra summary, the Radeon R9 290 Asus DirectCU II OC Edition will be a good match for 1080p on Red Dead Redemption 2 - Low 116 FPS, Medium 92 FPS, High 62 FPS, Ultra 44 FPS.

3rd most popular game: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare - Low vs Ultra summary, the Radeon R9 290 Asus DirectCU II OC Edition will be a good match for 1080p on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare - Low 116 FPS, Medium 92 FPS, High 62 FPS, Ultra 44 FPS.

RAM: 16 GB
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ultra
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RAM: 16 GB
ultra
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RAM: 16 GB
high
@1920x1080
RAM: 16 GB
ultra
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RAM: 16 GB
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RAM: 16 GB
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SUPERHOT
60 FPS
RAM: 16 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
Hitman
60 FPS
RAM: 16 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
RAM: 16 GB
high
@1920x1080
RAM: 16 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
RAM: 8 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
Mad Max
60 FPS
RAM: 8 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
RAM: 8 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
CPU: FX-8350
RAM: 8 GB
ultra
@1600x900
Mad Max
60 FPS
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 8 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 8 GB
high
@1920x1080
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 8 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 8 GB
ultra
@1920x1080

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