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Gaming PC build Radeon R9 290X MSI Gaming 8GB Edition, FX-8350, 16GB performance review

This Radeon R9 290X MSI Gaming 8GB Edition graphics card, along with a FX-8350 can run 0 of the top 1000 PC games released. A gaming PC like this has a FX-8350 weak point. If this component was upgraded then the system could play up to 442 games from the 1000 most demanding games of today.

Lets see how well a gaming PC with these components performs on one of todays more popular games, Hitman 3. In summary, the Low vs Ultra graphics setting discussion brings us to consider 1080p as the optimum screen resolution for Radeon R9 290X MSI Gaming 8GB Edition when running Hitman 3. The graphics settings and frame rates are as follows, Low setting: 82 FPS, Medium setting: 64 FPS, High setting: 43 FPS, Ultra setting: 31 FPS.

2nd most popular game: Cyberpunk 2077 - In summary, we put the 1440p screen resolution as the better choice for the Radeon R9 290X MSI Gaming 8GB Edition here. But if you are looking for strong FPS at the top end of graphics quality then you would be aiming for 1080p Ultra or 1080p High. Here are some Low Vs Ultra frame rates that we think you should consider. 1080p High graphics setting gets 62 FPS and Ultra is 45 FPS. Then moving on to the 1440p FPS with Low setting: 90 FPS, 1440p Medium setting: 71 FPS, 1440p High setting: 48 FPS, 1440p Ultra setting: 34 FPS.

3rd most popular game: Assassins Creed: Valhalla - In summary, the Low vs Ultra graphics setting discussion brings us to consider 1080p as the optimum screen resolution for Radeon R9 290X MSI Gaming 8GB Edition when running Assassins Creed: Valhalla. The graphics settings and frame rates are as follows, Low setting: 72 FPS, Medium setting: 61 FPS, High setting: 53 FPS, Ultra setting: 36 FPS.

Reported FPS for
Radeon R9 290X MSI Gaming 8GB Edition
RAM: 8 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
RAM: 8 GB
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RAM: 8 GB
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RAM: 8 GB
ultra
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RAM: 8 GB
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RAM: 8 GB
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DOTA 2
122 FPS
RAM: 8 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
CPU: FX-8350
RAM: 16 GB
medium
@1920x1080