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Gaming PC build Radeon R9 280 Asus DirectCU II TOP 3GB Edition, Core i7-4790 4-Core 3.6GHz, 12GB performance review

When looking at recommended requirements for the top 1000 most demanding PC games a PC that combines a Core i7-4790 4-Core 3.6GHz CPU with a Radeon R9 280 Asus DirectCU II TOP 3GB Edition GPU and 12GB RAM is more powerful than 2 games specs. A gaming PC with this hardware combo has a bottleneck of Radeon R9 280 Asus DirectCU II TOP 3GB Edition. Once this component is upgraded, then the PC could run 700 games at recommended requirement.

Todays most popular game is Doom Eternal, which provides a good performance benchmark for this PC’s hardware. In summary, this GPU, Radeon R9 280 Asus DirectCU II TOP 3GB Edition, is only suitable at running Doom Eternal 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: Half-Life: Alyx - In summary, this GPU will struggle even at low laptop screen resolutions and bottom graphics settings

3rd most popular game: Cyberpunk 2077 - In summary, this GPU will struggle even at low laptop screen resolutions and bottom graphics settings

Payday 2
80 FPS
ultra
@1366x768
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 16 GB
high
@1920x1080
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 16 GB
ultra
@1920x1080
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 8 GB
ultra
@1920x1200
CPU: FX-6300
RAM: 16 GB
high
@1920x1080
high
@1280x1024