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Gaming PC build GeForce GTX 980 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition, FX-8350, 16GB performance review

This gaming PC can currently run the recommended requirements of 0 of the 1000 most demanding PC games available today. The hardware in this gaming PC has a FX-8350 as the weak point. If this was upgraded then the system could play up to 676 games from the 1000 most demanding games of today.

Lets see how well a gaming PC with these components performs on one of todays more popular games, Grand Theft Auto VI. In summary, considering our Low vs Ultra settings you should be looking to run Grand Theft Auto VI at 1080p screen resolution, in order to get an okay frame rate. Any greater resolution than 1080p might be less than optimal. Its frame rates at 1080p look like this on the various graphics settings, Low: 87 FPS, Medium: 69 FPS, High: 46 FPS, Ultra: 33 FPS.

2nd most popular game: New World - To summarise, while it's not always a sure thing, this GPU certainly seems capable of delivering FPS in New World. It feels that the GeForce GTX 980 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition is going to be best run at 1440p for suitable frame rates, and while it still might struggle a little at Ultra 1440p, it will certainly do well in this resolution range. Here are some Low Vs Ultra frame rates that we can consider at 1440p. Low setting: 120 FPS, 1440p Medium setting: 94 FPS, 1440p High setting: 64 FPS, 1440p Ultra setting: 45 FPS.

3rd most popular game: The Ascent - In summary, when considering Low vs Ultra graphics settings the GeForce GTX 980 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition graphics card should only run The Ascent on low end laptop screens and lower graphics settings.

Reported FPS for
GeForce GTX 980 MSI Gaming 4GB Edition
CPU: FX-8350
RAM: 16 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
ultra
@1920x1080
ultra
@1920x1080
high
@1440x900
Hitman
60 FPS
ultra
@1920x1080
ultra
@2560x1440
ultra
@2560x1440
high
@2560x1440
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 8 GB
low
@800x1200
CPU: FX-8350
RAM: 16 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
ultra
@1920x1080
ultra
@1920x1080
high
@1920x1080
ultra
@1920x1080
ultra
@1920x1080
ultra
@1920x1080
ultra
@1920x1080