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Gaming PC build Radeon RX 580 Sapphire Nitro+ 8GB, FX-8350, 12GB performance review

When looking at recommended requirements for the top 1000 most demanding PC games a PC that combines a FX-8350 CPU with a Radeon RX 580 Sapphire Nitro+ 8GB GPU and 12GB RAM is more powerful than 287 games specs. A gaming PC with this hardware combo has a bottleneck of FX-8350. Once this component is upgraded, then the PC could run 748 games at recommended requirement.

Lets see how well a gaming PC with these components performs on one of todays more popular games, Halo: Reach. To summarise, this is an easy one, the Radeon RX 580 Sapphire Nitro+ 8GB solution can play Halo: Reach at Ultra settings despite the desired screen resolution (up to 4K) you want to play it on. 4K Ultra gets 80 frame rate, whereby we see 133 frame rate for the 1440p Ultra and if you wish to look at 1080p gaming then 175 frames per second is the type of results. Using the graphics card launch price we calculate the cost per frame to look like this for the different resolutions - 1080p Ultra costs $1.14, 1440p costs $1.50 and 4K costs $2.50.

2nd most popular game: Red Dead Redemption 2 - In summary, we feel that the Radeon RX 580 Sapphire Nitro+ 8GB looks and performs great on 1440p resolution. So if you want a 1440p Red Dead Redemption 2 experience it will generate 112 FPS on Low 1440p graphics setting, 88 FPS when on Medium 1440p, 59 FPS when played at High settings and down to 42 FPS when turned up to Ultra on 1440p. You might still be looking for 1080p though to get some higher smoother FPS, where you could get 56 FPS at Ultra 1080p resolution. So something to think about.

3rd most popular game: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare - In summary, we feel that the Radeon RX 580 Sapphire Nitro+ 8GB looks and performs great on 1440p resolution. So if you want a 1440p Call of Duty: Modern Warfare experience it will generate 112 FPS on Low 1440p graphics setting, 88 FPS when on Medium 1440p, 59 FPS when played at High settings and down to 42 FPS when turned up to Ultra on 1440p. You might still be looking for 1080p though to get some higher smoother FPS, where you could get 56 FPS at Ultra 1080p resolution. So something to think about.

Reported FPS for
Radeon RX 580 Sapphire Nitro+ 8GB
RAM: 16 GB
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CPU: FX-8350
RAM: 16 GB
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CPU: FX-8350
RAM: 16 GB
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RAM: 16 GB
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RAM: 16 GB
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