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Gaming PC build GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Gaming X 8GB Edition, Core i7-8700K 6-Core 3.7GHz, 32GB performance review

When looking at recommended requirements for the top 1000 most demanding PC games a PC that combines a Core i7-8700K 6-Core 3.7GHz CPU with a GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Gaming X 8GB Edition GPU and 32GB RAM is more powerful than 963 games specs. A gaming PC with this hardware combo has a bottleneck of GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Gaming X 8GB Edition. Once this component is upgraded, then the PC could run 964 games at recommended requirement.

Lets see how this PC performs with a popular game like Grand Theft Auto VI. In summary, we feel that the GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Gaming X 8GB Edition looks and performs great on 1440p resolution. So if you want a 1440p Grand Theft Auto VI experience it will generate 107 FPS on Low 1440p graphics setting, 84 FPS when on Medium 1440p, 57 FPS when played at High settings and down to 40 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 53 FPS at Ultra 1080p resolution. So something to think about.

2nd most popular game: Resident Evil 8 - In summary, we feel that the GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Gaming X 8GB Edition looks and performs great on 1440p resolution. So if you want a 1440p Resident Evil 8 experience it will generate 116 FPS on Low 1440p graphics setting, 91 FPS when on Medium 1440p, 61 FPS when played at High settings and down to 44 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 58 FPS at Ultra 1080p resolution. So something to think about.

3rd most popular game: Battlefield 2042 - In summary, we feel that the GeForce GTX 1080 MSI Gaming X 8GB Edition looks and performs great on 1440p resolution. So if you want a 1440p Battlefield 2042 experience it will generate 96 FPS on Low 1440p graphics setting, 75 FPS when on Medium 1440p, 66 FPS when played at High settings and down to 53 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 69 FPS at Ultra 1080p resolution. So something to think about.

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Tekken 7
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