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Gaming PC build GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Windforce 2X OC 6GB, Core i5-8600K 6-Core 3.6GHz, 16GB performance review

According to the top 1000 recommended requirements for PC games a PC with a Core i5-8600K 6-Core 3.6GHz processor, a GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Windforce 2X OC 6GB graphics card and 16GB RAM is better performing than 794 games from that list. The main hardware in this PC puts the GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Windforce 2X OC 6GB as a bottleneck component. If this was upgraded then the system could increase the number of games it could run to 826 at recommended requirement.

Hardware performance for these gaming components can be compared to one of todays most popular games, Horizon: Zero Dawn. In summary, 1440p resolution shows itself to be the optimum performance vs visuals for the GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Windforce 2X OC 6GB. While it can certainly get a strong 1080p Ultra of 52 FPS, if you want to move up to 1440p on Horizon: Zero Dawn then we can see 1440p Low setting getting 104 FPS or the Medium returning 82 FPS. Change graphics settings up to High for 55 FPS and then Ultra gets 39 FPS.

2nd most popular game: Microsoft Flight Simulator - In summary, 1440p resolution shows itself to be the optimum performance vs visuals for the GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Windforce 2X OC 6GB. While it can certainly get a strong 1080p Ultra of 58 FPS, if you want to move up to 1440p on Microsoft Flight Simulator then we can see 1440p Low setting getting 117 FPS or the Medium returning 92 FPS. Change graphics settings up to High for 62 FPS and then Ultra gets 44 FPS.

3rd most popular game: Cyberpunk 2077 - In summary, while some might be tempted to play Cyberpunk 2077 in 1440p resolution with the GeForce GTX 1060 Gigabyte Windforce 2X OC 6GB, we feel it is best placed at running at 1080p, where you could get the following frame rates - Low setting: 96 FPS, Medium setting: 76 FPS, High setting: 51 FPS, Ultra setting: 37 FPS.

RAM: 32 GB
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RAM: 32 GB
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Doom 4
60 FPS
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Bastion
120 FPS
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Oblivion
140 FPS
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Fallout 3
120 FPS
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