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Gaming PC build GeForce GTX 260, Phenom II X3 720, 8GB performance review

When looking at recommended requirements for the top 1000 most demanding PC games a PC that combines a Phenom II X3 720 CPU with a GeForce GTX 260 GPU and 8GB RAM is more powerful than 0 games specs. A gaming PC with this hardware combo has a bottleneck of Phenom II X3 720. Once this component is upgraded, then the PC could run 0 games at recommended requirement.

Lets compare todays most popular game, Halo: Reach with this PC. In summary, this GPU, GeForce GTX 260, is only suitable at running Halo: Reach on a small screen size resolution. Probably best suited to small laptop screens. In terms of Low vs Ultra graphics settings, we recommend considering medium or high settings at best.

2nd most popular game: Cyberpunk 2077 - In summary, this GPU will struggle even at low laptop screen resolutions and bottom graphics settings

3rd most popular game: Dragon Ball Z Kakarot - In summary, this GPU will struggle even at low laptop screen resolutions and bottom graphics settings

Reported FPS for
GeForce GTX 260
Crysis
60 FPS
ultra
@1920x1080
RAM: 7 GB
low
@800x600
high
@1440x900
ultra
@1440x900
high
@1440x900
high
@1440x900
RAM: 4 GB
medium
@1280x720
RAM: 4 GB
high
@1280x1024
high
@1280x720
high
@1280x720
ultra
@1280x720
high
@1280x720
high
@1280x720
RAM: 6 GB
ultra
@1440x900
Crysis 2
38 FPS
RAM: 6 GB
ultra
@1440x900
Crysis 2
45 FPS
RAM: 4 GB
medium
@1440x1080
RAM: 4 GB
low
@1440x1080
RAM: 8 GB
ultra
@1400x1050
Crysis 3
15 FPS
RAM: 4 GB
low
@1280x1024

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