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Gaming PC build GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB, Core i7-8700K 6-Core 3.7GHz, 32GB performance review

According to the top 1000 recommended requirements for PC games a PC with a Core i7-8700K 6-Core 3.7GHz processor, a GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB graphics card and 32GB RAM is better performing than 987 games from that list. The main hardware in this PC puts the Core i7-8700K 6-Core 3.7GHz as a bottleneck component. If this was upgraded then the system could increase the number of games it could run to 998 at recommended requirement.

Lets see how this PC performs with a popular game like Red Dead Redemption 2. In summary, if you are looking to play Red Dead Redemption 2 in Ultra then you have come with the right graphics card. The GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB can chew through the graphical performance needs of the game with relative ease. 1080p Ultra will return 88 frames, then the larger screen resolution of 1440p can deliver 67 FPS, with the 4K resolution seeing 40 FPS in Ultra as well.

2nd most popular game: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare - In summary, if you are looking to play Call of Duty: Modern Warfare in Ultra then you have come with the right graphics card. The GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB can chew through the graphical performance needs of the game with relative ease. 1080p Ultra will return 82 frames, then the larger screen resolution of 1440p can deliver 63 FPS, with the 4K resolution seeing 37 FPS in Ultra as well.

3rd most popular game: Cyberpunk 2077 - In summary, 1440p resolution shows itself to be the optimum performance vs visuals for the GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB. While it can certainly get a strong 1080p Ultra of 68 FPS, if you want to move up to 1440p on Cyberpunk 2077 then we can see 1440p Low setting getting 136 FPS or the Medium returning 107 FPS. Change graphics settings up to High for 72 FPS and then Ultra gets 51 FPS.

Reported FPS for
GeForce RTX 2080 MSI Gaming X Trio 8GB
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Far Cry 2
153 FPS
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Rage 2
85 FPS
RAM: 24 GB
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