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Gaming PC build Radeon R9 280 MSI Gaming 3GB Edition, FX-8350, 16GB performance review

This gaming PC can currently run the recommended requirements of 59 of the 1000 most demanding PC games available today. The hardware in this gaming PC has a Radeon R9 280 MSI Gaming 3GB Edition as the weak point. If this was upgraded then the system could play up to 225 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, Red Dead Redemption 2. In summary, when considering Low vs Ultra graphics settings the Radeon R9 280 MSI Gaming 3GB Edition graphics card should only run Red Dead Redemption 2 on low end laptop screens and lower graphics settings.

2nd most popular game: Cyberpunk 2077 - In summary, the Radeon R9 280 MSI Gaming 3GB Edition will fail to deliver a suitable FPS even at lowest resolutions and graphics settings.

3rd most popular game: Dragon Ball Z Kakarot - In summary, considering our Low vs Ultra settings you should be looking to run Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 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: 111 FPS, Medium: 87 FPS, High: 59 FPS, Ultra: 42 FPS.

Reported FPS for
Radeon R9 280 MSI Gaming 3GB Edition
high
@1920x1080
RAM: 32 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
RAM: 8 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
RAM: 8 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
RAM: 8 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
high
@1920x1080
RAM: 8 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
ultra
@1920x1080
RAM: 8 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
RAM: 8 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
RAM: 8 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
ultra
@1920x1080
RAM: 8 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
RAM: 8 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
RAM: 8 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
RAM: 8 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
RAM: 8 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
RAM: 8 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
RAM: 8 GB
ultra
@1920x1080

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