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Gaming PC build GeForce GTX 1660 Gigabyte OC 6GB, Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz, 8GB performance review

According to the top 1000 recommended requirements for PC games a PC with a Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz processor, a GeForce GTX 1660 Gigabyte OC 6GB graphics card and 8GB RAM is better performing than 447 games from that list. The main hardware in this PC puts the Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz as a bottleneck component. If this was upgraded then the system could increase the number of games it could run to 694 at recommended requirement.

Hardware performance for these gaming components can be compared to one of todays most popular games, Red Dead Redemption 2. In summary, 1440p resolution shows itself to be the optimum performance vs visuals for the GeForce GTX 1660 Gigabyte OC 6GB. While it can certainly get a strong 1080p Ultra of 54 FPS, if you want to move up to 1440p on Red Dead Redemption 2 then we can see 1440p Low setting getting 109 FPS or the Medium returning 86 FPS. Change graphics settings up to High for 58 FPS and then Ultra gets 41 FPS.

2nd most popular game: Halo: Reach - In summary, if you are looking to play Halo: Reach in Ultra then you have come with the right graphics card. The GeForce GTX 1660 Gigabyte OC 6GB can chew through the graphical performance needs of the game with relative ease. 1080p Ultra will return 157 frames, then the larger screen resolution of 1440p can deliver 119 FPS, with the 4K resolution seeing 71 FPS in Ultra as well.

3rd most popular game: Cyberpunk 2077 - In summary, while some might be tempted to play Cyberpunk 2077 in 1440p resolution with the GeForce GTX 1660 Gigabyte OC 6GB, we feel it is best placed at running at 1080p, where you could get the following frame rates - Low setting: 106 FPS, Medium setting: 83 FPS, High setting: 56 FPS, Ultra setting: 40 FPS.

Reported FPS for
GeForce GTX 1660 Gigabyte OC 6GB
RAM: 16 GB
RAM: 16 GB