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Gaming PC build GeForce GTX 960 Gainward OC 2GB Edition, Core i3-4160 3.6GHz, 8GB performance review

This gaming PC performance puts its 3 key components (8GB, Core i3-4160 3.6GHz, GeForce GTX 960 Gainward OC 2GB Edition) as better than 0 games from the top 1000 most demanding games of today. The hardware weak point in this gaming pc is Core i3-4160 3.6GHz. If this bottleneck was upgraded, then the number of games (from the top 1000 games list) it could run would increase to 78 at recommended requirement.

Lets see how well a gaming PC with these components performs on one of todays more popular games, Cyberpunk 2077. To summarise, the GeForce GTX 960 Gainward OC 2GB Edition fails to meet the very basic performance needs of the Cyberpunk 2077

2nd most popular game: Red Dead Redemption 2 - In summary, this GPU, GeForce GTX 960 Gainward OC 2GB Edition, is only suitable at running Red Dead Redemption 2 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.

3rd most popular game: Doom Eternal - In summary, go with a 1080p screen res setup for the GeForce GTX 960 Gainward OC 2GB Edition. Then, when we look at the Doom Eternal Low vs Ultra graphics settings, we think it is best run at Medium setting or a bit higher. For comparison, the returning frame rates would look a bit like this - 1080p Medium 53 FPS, 1080p High setting: 36 FPS, 1080p Ultra setting: 26 FPS, 1440p Low setting: 51 FPS, 1440p Medium setting: 40 FPS.

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