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Gaming PC build GeForce GTX 1070 Gainward, Core i5-6500 3.2GHz, 16GB performance review

A PC with a Core i5-6500 3.2GHz can run 0 of the top 1000 PC games released when it also has the GeForce GTX 1070 Gainward graphics card and 16GB system memory in it. This combination of hardware leaves the Core i5-6500 3.2GHz as the weak point, when looking at what games it can play. You could upgrade that component enabling the system to run 827 games of our most demanding games list.

This PC, when compared to a popular game like Cyberpunk 2077 is a good way to review its gaming performance. In summary, 1440p resolution shows itself to be the optimum performance vs visuals for the GeForce GTX 1070 Gainward. While it can certainly get a strong 1080p Ultra of 65 FPS, if you want to move up to 1440p on Cyberpunk 2077 then we can see 1440p Low setting getting 131 FPS or the Medium returning 103 FPS. Change graphics settings up to High for 69 FPS and then Ultra gets 50 FPS.

2nd most popular game: Assassins Creed: Valhalla - In summary, while some might be tempted to play Assassins Creed: Valhalla in 1440p resolution with the GeForce GTX 1070 Gainward, we feel it is best placed at running at 1080p, where you could get the following frame rates - Low setting: 88 FPS, Medium setting: 75 FPS, High setting: 65 FPS, Ultra setting: 44 FPS.

3rd most popular game: Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War - In summary, the GeForce GTX 1070 Gainward is clearly an overpowered bit of hardware for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, but it certainly gives you the choice of desired in game visuals. With 1080p Ultra coming in at 74 FPS, then you have 1440p Ultra with 56 frames per second and on up to 4K resolution Ultra will see 33 FPS.

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