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Gaming PC build GeForce GTX 1060 MSI Gaming X 6G Edition, Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz, 8GB performance review

According to the top 1000 recommended requirements for PC games a PC with a Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz processor, a GeForce GTX 1060 MSI Gaming X 6G Edition graphics card and 8GB RAM is better performing than 0 games from that list. The main hardware in this PC puts the Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz as a bottleneck component. If this was upgraded then the system could increase the number of games it could run to 665 at recommended requirement.

Lets see how well a gaming PC with these components performs on one of todays more popular games, Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord. In summary, 1440p resolution shows itself to be the optimum performance vs visuals for the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI Gaming X 6G Edition. While it can certainly get a strong 1080p Ultra of 57 FPS, if you want to move up to 1440p on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord then we can see 1440p Low setting getting 114 FPS or the Medium returning 90 FPS. Change graphics settings up to High for 60 FPS and then Ultra gets 43 FPS.

2nd most popular game: Call of Duty Warzone - In summary, 1440p resolution shows itself to be the optimum performance vs visuals for the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI Gaming X 6G Edition. While it can certainly get a strong 1080p Ultra of 48 FPS, if you want to move up to 1440p on Call of Duty Warzone then we can see 1440p Low setting getting 97 FPS or the Medium returning 76 FPS. Change graphics settings up to High for 51 FPS and then Ultra gets 37 FPS.

3rd most popular game: Resident Evil 3 Remake - In summary, 1440p resolution shows itself to be the optimum performance vs visuals for the GeForce GTX 1060 MSI Gaming X 6G Edition. While it can certainly get a strong 1080p Ultra of 57 FPS, if you want to move up to 1440p on Resident Evil 3 Remake then we can see 1440p Low setting getting 114 FPS or the Medium returning 90 FPS. Change graphics settings up to High for 60 FPS and then Ultra gets 43 FPS.

RAM: 8 GB
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RAM: 16 GB
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RAM: 12 GB
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Claw
10 FPS
RAM: 16 GB
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Claw
10 FPS
RAM: 16 GB
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Rust
60 FPS
RAM: 16 GB
high
@1920x1080
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RAM: 16 GB
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Fortnite
90 FPS
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Doom 4
90 FPS
RAM: 16 GB
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RAM: 16 GB
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RAM: 16 GB
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RAM: 16 GB
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RAM: 16 GB
ultra
@2560x1080
RAM: 16 GB
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RAM: 16 GB
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RAM: 16 GB
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Doom 4
120 FPS
RAM: 16 GB
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