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Gaming PC build Radeon R7 260X Sapphire 2GB OC Edition, Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition, 8GB performance review

According to the top 1000 recommended requirements for PC games a PC with a Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition processor, a Radeon R7 260X Sapphire 2GB OC Edition graphics card and 8GB RAM is better performing than 0 games from that list. The main hardware in this PC puts the Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition as a bottleneck component. If this was upgraded then the system could increase the number of games it could run to 0 at recommended requirement.

Lets compare todays most popular game, Halo: Reach with this PC. In summary, 1440p resolution shows itself to be the optimum performance vs visuals for the Radeon R7 260X Sapphire 2GB OC Edition. While it can certainly get a strong 1080p Ultra of 58 FPS, if you want to move up to 1440p on Halo: Reach then we can see 1440p Low setting getting 116 FPS or the Medium returning 91 FPS. Change graphics settings up to High for 61 FPS and then Ultra gets 44 FPS.

2nd most popular game: Red Dead Redemption 2 - To summarise, the Radeon R7 260X Sapphire 2GB OC Edition fails to meet the very basic performance needs of the Red Dead Redemption 2

3rd most popular game: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare - To summarise, the Radeon R7 260X Sapphire 2GB OC Edition fails to meet the very basic performance needs of the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Reported FPS for
Radeon R7 260X Sapphire 2GB OC Edition
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 16 GB
medium
@1600x900
DOOM
45 FPS
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 16 GB
low
@1600x900
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 16 GB
low
@1600x900
Fortnite
35 FPS
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 16 GB
high
@1920x1080
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 16 GB
medium
@1920x1200
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 16 GB
medium
@1920x1080
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 16 GB
medium
@1920x1080
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 16 GB
low
@1920x1080
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 16 GB
medium
@1600x900
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 16 GB
medium
@1600x900
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 16 GB
low
@1920x1080
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 16 GB
medium
@1920x1080
Doom 4
45 FPS
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 16 GB
low
@1920x1080
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 16 GB
high
@1920x1080
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 16 GB
high
@1920x1080
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 16 GB
high
@1920x1080
F1 2016
50 FPS
CPU: FX-4300
RAM: 8 GB
medium
@1366x768
RAM: 8 GB
high
@1920x1080
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 16 GB
high
@1920x1080
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 16 GB
high
@1920x1080

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